Talks & Presentations

As part of our academic extension activities we offer a wide range of talks by visiting speakers, Stockport Grammar School staff and pupils themselves. Pupils who would like to offer a talk should contact Mr Thorley, Ms Pazos or Mr Swann. All pupils are welcome to attend.

The table below shows a selection of the talks and presentations for the 2018-2019 academic year. More talks and presentations will be added in due course.

Spotlight On…

‘Spotlight On…’ talks take place every Tuesday and Thursday during term time in the Library with a start time of 1.00pm.

Date Speaker(s) Topic
13th September Mr Rob Jones (staff) Visions Of The Apocalypse: Looking Forward To The End Of The World
18th September Mr Ben Bowles (staff) End Of The World (2)
27th September Anna Davies (student U7) Three People, Three Genetic Contributors, Three Parents? Questioning The Laws On Three-Parent Babies
4th October Dr Shane McKie, Research Scientist, Neuroscience & Psychiatry Unit, University of Manchester Medical Imaging And The Brain
9th October Kitty Grant (student U4) Who’s The Real Monster In Frankenstein?
11th October Michael Gilmour, Charlotte Jones, Rev Liz Leaver & Miss Ruth Moore Christian Union – questions TBC
18th October Yusuf Ramzan, Software Engineer, Thales Group (former SGS pupil 09) Working as a Software Engineer
8th November Mr David Stone (staff) German responsibility for WW1
15th November Mr Roger Yates, Volunteer, AVRO Heritage Museum A.V. Roe – Stockport’s pioneer of aviation
20th November Faza Qadiri (student, U7)  The Heart (Emotional and Scientific)
29th November Prof Jamie Gilmour, School of Earth and Environmental Science, University of Manchester Origins of the Solar System
4th December Mr Alistair Thorley (staff) Beyoncé
6th December Georgia Walkden (Raleigh International)  What can be gained from a Gap Year?
11th December Amy Gardner (student, U3)  China’s Belt and Road Initiative
13th December Dr Annabel Latham, STEM ambassador and Senior Lecturer – School of Computing, Mathematics and Digital Technology, MMU and Vice-Chair IEEE Women in Engineering (UK & Ireland) Careers in Computing: From Software House to Artificial Intelligence Researcher