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A selection of Old Stopfordian news stories can be found below. For more stories, please visit the community website.

  • Stockport Grammar remembering those who lost their lives during the 2023 Remembrance Service

    Remembrance brings the SGS community together

    Pupils and staff across the Junior and Senior Schools held Remembrance Services in memory of those who gave their lives in the service of their country.

    Thursday 16th November 2023

  • A talk in the Main Hall during the 2023 Careers Convention

    Students look to the future at Careers Convention 2023

    It was a pleasure to welcome more than 300 pupils and parents to the 2023 Careers Convention.

    Wednesday 27th September 2023

  • Old Stopfordian Harvey Locke on BBC Breakfast

    Old Stops’ Review Issue 13 now available

    The latest edition of Old Stops’ Review, our annual magazine featuring news from and interviews with Old Stopfordians, is out now.

    Wednesday 6th September 2023

  • Old Stopfordian President Krishanthi Carfrae

    Krishanthi Carfrae née Gill (OS 2004) appointed as new Old Stopfordian President

    Stockport Grammar School is delighted to announce the appointment of Krishanthi Carfrae née Gill (OS 2004) as Old Stopfordian President for the 2023-2025 term.

    Tuesday 21st March 2023

  • The impressive St George's Church hosted our Founder's Day 2023 service

    SGS community celebrate Founder’s Day 2023

    On Friday 17th March, the SGS community came together to mark Founder’s Day.

    Monday 20th March 2023

  • Holly Hunt delivering a hockey training session

    Commonwealth champion Holly inspires pupils during visit

    England and Great Britain Hockey player and Old Stopfordian Holly Hunt (OS 2015) returned to Stockport Grammar School to help inspire the next generation as she led a training session for the SGS Senior and Under 13 hockey teams.

    Monday 3rd October 2022

  • Holly scores in Commonwealth Games final to secure hockey gold

    Old Stopfordian Holly Hunt (OS 2015) had a tournament to remember after she netted in the final of the 2022 Commonwealth Games to give England their first Commonwealth Games hockey gold.

    Monday 8th August 2022

  • Old Stopfordian Laura Wolfe

    Old Stops’ Review Issue 12 now available

    The latest edition of Old Stops’ Review, our annual magazine featuring news from and interviews with Old Stopfordians, is out now.

    Monday 11th July 2022

  • SGS Community Website

    Launching the new SGS Community Network

    Reconnect with your year group, network, keep up-to-date with the latest events and reunions, share news and advice, update your records and much more with the new SGS Community Network.

    Monday 11th April 2022

  • Bursary Golf Day 2022

    Can you support the Stockport Grammar School Bursary Golf Day?

    We are delighted to be hosting our annual Bursary Golf Day in association with Brewin Dolphin on Thursday 16th June 2022 at Stockport Golf Club, one of Cheshire’s premier golf venues.

    Tuesday 8th March 2022

  • Remembrance Day 2021

    Distinguished guests join staff and pupils to mark Remembrance

    Pupils and staff of Stockport Grammar School were this year joined by more than eighty guests, including Greater Manchester Vice Lord-Lieutenant, Mrs Sharman Birtles JP DL, representing Her Majesty The Queen; Deputy Mayor and Mayoress of Stockport, Councillor David Wilson and Ms Jeanette Slavinski; Old Stopfordian President Ms Clare Francis; Chairman of Governors Mr Christopher […]

    Thursday 11th November 2021

  • Former Headmaster, Mr Wright (OS 1979-1985) revisits SGS

    Former Headmaster, Mr Hugh Wright (OS 1979-1985), revisits SGS

    We were thrilled to welcome back Former Headmaster, Mr Hugh Wright (1979-1985), as well as Former Staff and Pupils who taught and attended SGS during Hugh’s leadership, for a reunion and afternoon tea as part of our Alumni event series last week.

    Tuesday 9th November 2021

  • Old Stopfordian Adrian Lord playing the piano

    Old Stops’ Review Issue 11 out now

    The latest edition of Old Stops’ Review, our annual magazine featuring news, events and more with Old Stopfordians, is out now.

    Sunday 8th August 2021

  • Dr Jon Bell carrying the Premier League Trophy

    Dr Jon Bell (OS 1997) honours father Colin Bell MBE

    In celebration of Manchester City Football Clubs Premier League win on Sunday Former Head Boy, Dr. Jon Bell (OS 1997), was honoured to carry the Premier League Trophy in memory of his father Colin Bell MBE, one of the finest Manchester City players of all time.

    Wednesday 26th May 2021

  • Clare Francis

    Old Stopfordian Clare Francis (OS 1994) is new President

    We are delighted to announce the appointment of Clare Francis (OS 1994) as Old Stopfordian President.  Clare’s term of office is from March 2021 until March 2023, and comes following the conclusion of Graham Earles’s (OS 1983) term as President on Founder’s Day, 19th March 2021.

    Monday 22nd March 2021

  • Founder's Day 2021 cover image

    Gratitude is the theme of Founder’s Day

    On the 19th March we celebrated 534 years since the foundation of Stockport Grammar School by Sir Edmond Shaa, Prime Warden of the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths and Mayor of London.  Pupils, staff and Old Stopfordians marked the occasion with a Virtual Founder’s Day Service directed by School Chaplain Reverend Leaver.

    Monday 22nd March 2021

  • Former Old Stopfordian President

    A Presidential farewell and thank you

    Founder’s Day marks the traditional end of the Old Stopfordian Presidency. A big thank you to Graham Earles (OS 1983) whose two year Presidency comes to a close today.

    Friday 19th March 2021

  • Old Stopfordian Abigail Dean

    Abigail Dean (OS 2007) takes the book world by storm

    Former Stockport Grammar pupil Abigail Dean (OS 2007) has hit the Sunday Times bestseller lists with ‘Girl A’ her shocking debut novel about siblings who flee abusive parents.

    Monday 1st February 2021

  • Senior School Virtual Carol Service

    Senior School Virtual Carol Service

    Pupils and Old Stopfordians created a Virtual Christmas Celebration to mark the traditional Stockport Grammar School Carol Service, which is usually held at St. George’s Church each year.

    Tuesday 15th December 2020

  • Remembrance Day 2020

    Stockport Grammar School Remembrance Service

    Stockport Grammar School marked this year’s Remembrance with a virtual service shared across the school.

    Wednesday 11th November 2020