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