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  • OSA Dinner 2017

    73 Old Stopfordians, Governors and guests attended the annual Old Stopfordians’ Association Dinner in the Hallam Hall on Friday 17th March, capping off a thoroughly enjoyable day which began with the Founder’s Day Service at St George’s Church.

    Thursday 23rd March 2017

  • Finance expert gives career top tips

    Clare Francis (OS 1994) returned to the school to speak to Business Studies and Economics pupils about her career in the finance industry and answer questions from the A-level pupils.

    Wednesday 8th February 2017

  • Old Stopfordians and Cheadle MP attend Remembrance Day service

    Stockport Grammar School welcomed over 100 former pupils – Old Stopfordians – and Cheadle MP Mary Robinson to take part in our annual Remembrance Day Service.

    Wednesday 16th November 2016

  • Wet but wonderful times at the Wasdale reunion

    A group of intrepid adventurers spent a weekend in the Lake District for the third Wasdale reunion event.

    Wednesday 10th August 2016

  • Retirements & Reunion BBQ

    Staff at Stockport Grammar School were delighted to welcome back Old Stopfordians, former staff and their families to the School on Saturday 18th June for the annual Summer Reunion & Staff Retirements barbecue.

    Wednesday 3rd August 2016

  • Hallam move celebrated at Heritage Open Event

    2016 marks the centenary of the re-foundation of Stockport Grammar School at the current Hallam site and the school is holding a Heritage Open Morning to celebrate the occasion.

    Friday 8th July 2016

  • Buckingham Palace visit celebrates the Duke of Edinburgh Award

    Former pupils Gabriella Watkins and William Sheard, Headmaster Mr Andrew Chicken and Duke of Edinburgh (D of E) Co-ordinator Mr Steve Pownall were invited to Buckingham Palace for a special event celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Duke of Edinburgh Award.

    Friday 10th June 2016

  • OSA Dinner 2016

    Fine food, quality conversation and treasured memories were the order of the day for 71 Old Stops attending Old Stopfordians’ Association Annual Dinner in the Hallam Hall following the Founder’s Day Service.

    Wednesday 16th March 2016

  • Duke of Edinburgh: going for gold

    Old Stopfordians got the royal treatment when they collected their Gold Duke of Edinburgh Awards at St James’s Palace.

    Monday 18th January 2016

  • Carol services celebrate Christmas ahead of festive break

    Congregations of pupils, staff, governors, Old Stopfordians and their families gathered for both the Junior and Senior School carol services at St George’s church this week.

    Friday 18th December 2015

  • SPA annual Christmas Fair raises thousands for school

    This year’s SPA Christmas Fair took place on Saturday with amazing results.

    Thursday 26th November 2015

  • Advert

    Summer Reunion 2016

    All Old Stopfordians are invited to join us for the Stockport Grammar School summer reunion barbeque on Saturday 18th June 2016 between 12 noon and 3pm.

    Wednesday 25th November 2015

  • Naomi Clarke

    Naomi Clarke (OS 2012) releases Charity Single ‘Christmas is Here’ in aid of Save the Children

    Former Stockport Grammar School pupil, Naomi Clarke (OS 2012), is spreading the Christmas cheer with her new charity single ‘Christmas is Here’ to raise funds for leading children’s charity ‘Save the Children’.

    Tuesday 24th November 2015

  • Habib Esfahanian

    Habib Esfahanian (OS 2003) shares the secrets of his success

    Successful city trader Habib Esfahanian, who left Stockport Grammar School in 2003, made a return visit to offer support and guidance to current pupils.

    Wednesday 18th November 2015

  • Alex McKeown (OS 2014) is calling for support to launch his new Duothirst sports bottle

    Old Stop, Alex McKeown (OS 2014), will soon be launching a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to put the ‘Duothirst’ sports bottle on the market.

    Tuesday 13th October 2015

  • Old Stop, Jess Coulson (OS 2008), crowned British half marathon champion!

    Stockport Grammar School is proud to report that former pupil, Jess Coulson (OS 2008), has been crowned British half marathon champion.

    Tuesday 13th October 2015

  • Tree of War

    Rave reviews for WW1 musical directed by Oliver Mills (OS 2012)

    Current and former Stockport Grammar School pupils collaborated to give an outstanding production of new WWI musical ‘The Tree of War’.  The production was co-written and directed by Old Stopfordian and emerging composer, Oliver Mills (2012), to commemorate 100 years since the First World War.

    Monday 28th September 2015

  • Rugby First XV win inaugural Ben Stollery Challenge Cup

    The Rugby First XV won 40-27 against Manchester Grammar School in the inaugural Ben Stollery Challenge Cup held at Stockport Rugby Club.

    Friday 25th September 2015

  • Retirements and reunion BBQ

    Retirements and reunion BBQ

    Over 200 Old Stopfordians and current and former staff attended this year’s Retirements & Summer Reunion barbecue on Saturday 27th June 2015.

    Tuesday 30th June 2015

  • Rebecca Coles

    Old Stops Review: issue five now available

    Issue five of Old Stops’ Review, featuring news from our community of former pupils, is now available to download.

    Thursday 4th June 2015