I don't know what it is like now. I was there 1980 to 1986.
Just a quiet word in your ear, and I hope this doesn't hurt too much ... that was 26 years ago
its music was pretty much non existent with little peripatetic support/encouragement to take up an instrument,
The current Head's background is in teaching music.
exam results were generally much below other gs etc. if I looking at it now I would want a full understanding of all these to see how good it really is.
CGS is certainly not "much below other GS" any longer. It was originally a Technical High School (I think that was the title) and it suffered from that supposedly lower status for a generation or more. That was, I assume, the reason for the name-change to Chesham Grammar School.