The sound of bells jingling heralded the start of the Christmas Concert as over 100 pupils took to the Dining Hall stage to deliver some scintillating festive music.
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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.
Junior School swimmers celebrated a host of medals in an Association of Junior Independent Schools gala at Darwen Leisure Centre, Blackburn.
Sixth Form pupils welcomed world record breaker Kiko Matthews to the school for another fascinating Shaa lecture.
I talk to a huge number of prospective parents at this time of year as families ponder the choice of secondary schools for their sons and daughters to enter next September.
‘SGS Loves Dance’ saw beginners and experienced dancers enjoy performing in front of an enthusiastic audience in an evening of impressive solo, duet and group pieces.
Sixty-nine historians from the Third Year and up took part in the school’s annual journey to the battlefields of the First World War.
Themes of community, kindness and friendship were at the forefront of activities and assemblies for Children in Need and for Anti-Bullying Week.
Over 160 pupils across 10 ensembles took part in this year’s Autumn Concert, the curtain raiser for a season of large scale events in the Music department.
Pupils on the climbing trip to Spain witnessed stunning views and honed their skills during a fun and enjoyable week in the autumn sun.
Dignitaries and almost 100 Old Stopfordians visited Stockport Grammar School for a Remembrance Day service as pupils from the Senior and Junior School commemorated the brave men and women who have lost their lives in the line of duty.
The Stopfordian Parents’ Association’s annual Christmas Fair will take place on Saturday 24th November from 11am to 3pm.
Year Two pupils have been demonstrating their artistic ability by creating a Lowry-style painting of the Junior School.
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.
‘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.
Parents of Stockport Grammar School pupils are warmly invited to attend this year’s Stopfordian Parents’ Association (SPA) Annual General Meeting.
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.
Find out for yourself how we inspire our pupils with a spirit of enquiry, an appetite for challenge and a sense of belonging by attending our Senior School Open Morning.
The third edition of the ‘SGS Historian’, a magazine created by Lower Sixth pupils in the History department, has picked up a Young Historian Award for the second year running.
Boys and girls in Year Four experienced life as a prehistoric settler and a Roman on their residential trip to Murton Park in York.
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.
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.
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.