Sir Henry Floyd Grammar School

School History

At Sir Henry Floyd Grammar we don't stand still.

We continue to reimagine.

We continue to refresh.

We continue to reinvent.

Our school was built in 1963, meaning that it is 'younger' than some schools. However, what we lack in age we make up for in innovation and investment to ensure that we deliver a contemporary grammar school education that equips students with the knowledge and skills they need to thrive in today's fast-paced world.

Who was Sir Henry Floyd? 

Brigadier Sir Henry Robert Kincaid Floyd Bt. CB CBE (1899–1968) was Lord Lieutenant for Buckinghamshire during 1961–1968. The Floyds were of Welsh descent and had an outstanding record of military service dating from the eighteenth century. Educated at Sandhurst, Sir Henry Floyd succeeded his father as fifth Baronet in 1915. He was appointed Equerry to the Duke of Gloucester in 1927. He joined the King’s Royal Hussars in 1939 and was Colonel of the Regiment for 1947-1957.

He had a distinguished wartime career, becoming Brigadier General, Staff of the 8th Corps, Normandy and Chief of Staff of the 8th Army in Italy with the rank of Acting Major General. He became a member of The Honourable Corps of Gentlemen at Arms, The Queen’s Bodyguard, in 1949, Clerk of the Cheque and Adjutant from 1957-1963, Standard Bearer from 1963-1966 and Lieutenant from 1966.

Sir Henry Floyd's qualities of leadership were evident in his contribution to public life during his Lieutenancy.

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