New Principal appointed at Skegness Grammar School

Skegness Grammar School, part of the David Ross Education Trust, is delighted to announce the appointment of its new Principal.


Miss Emma Day, who is a grammar school alumnus and holds a Master’s degree in Chemistry from Lincoln College at the University of Oxford, will take up her new position from 1stSeptember.


Emma joins Skegness Grammar School from Barnes Wallis Academyin Tattershall, which is also part of the David Ross Education Trust, where she is currently Principal. 

During her time at Barnes Wallis Academy, she has been one of the driving forces behind the academy’s record-breaking results, including securing the title of most improved secondary school in Lincolnshire in 2016.


Over the past ten years, Emma has worked with some of Lincolnshire’s most able students, supporting them in their entrance exams and Oxbridge applications. 


Emma said: “I am delighted to have been appointed as Principal of Skegness Grammar School. It is a school which is steeped in history as one of the country’s oldest grammar schools and prides itself on delivering an outstanding education.  


“I am joining at a time when it was only just recently announced that Skegness Grammar is rated as one of the few 5-star schools in the county and one of the top 5 schools in Lincolnshire for pupil outcomes. I have been hugely impressed with our students’ academic ambitions, our teachers and the tremendous all-round education we offer as part of the David Ross Education Trust.  


“From meeting parents from our school and local primary schools, Skegness Grammar School is very much seen as a school of choice in our community, a reputation that I know will only continue to go from strength to strength.”


If you would like to find out more about life at Skegness Grammar School, please contact 01754 610000 or email