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Geographers triumph in WorldWise Quiz

Fifth Year pupils Cam Wylie, Oliver Ensor-Adams and Zara Latif demonstrated their great geographical knowledge as they won the Geographical Association’s North West Regionals WorldWise Quiz – the third time Stockport Grammar School has won the competition in the last three years entered.

Swimming success at AJIS gala

Junior School swimmers celebrated a host of medals in an Association of Junior Independent Schools gala at Darwen Leisure Centre, Blackburn.

Pupils enjoy eye-opening trip to China

A-level Business, Economics and Geography students enjoyed a culturally fascinating trip to China as part of their studies on trade, globalisation, urbanisation and superpowers.

Homework

‘Why do we have to do homework?’ asked one of my more outspoken Fourth Year (Year 10) Physics pupils as I announced the details of the assignment. Impressively, the pupil followed up with the assertion that Finnish pupils do better than UK pupils without doing any homework.

Software and engineering lessons with K’NEX

Year 5 pupils demonstrated their teamwork, engineering and programming skills at a K’NEX workshop delivered by STEMworks scientist Simon Kettle. The pupils designed and built their own fairground model and learnt how to use computer programming software to control it.

Expert musical tuition rings true

First Year pupils got the chance to demonstrate newly acquired instrumental skills as part of our school wide programme to provide every child with the opportunity to learn an instrument. 

Leavers’ Concert 2019

This year’s Leavers’ Concert takes place on Thursday 2nd May in the Dining Hall with a start time of 7.30pm. The concert will feature performances from Leavers’ Ensemble, Big Band, Wind Orchestra, Jazz Bands, String Orchestra and First Orchestra.

Spring Concert 2019

This year’s Spring Concert takes place on Thursday 21st March at the Royal Northern College of Music with a start time of 7.30pm. The concert will feature performances from Chorus, Chamber Choir, Junior Chamber, Choir, First Orchestra, Wind Orchestra and String Orchestra. Ticket details to follow.