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Junior School News


A list of Junior School news stories from the start of the 2020-2021 academic year to the present day.

  • U15 footballers celebrating a goal during the ISFA Shield Final against Dunottar School

    Taking Stock Issue 85 now available

    The Spring 2024 edition of the school’s termly magazine, Taking Stock, is now available to download and read from the Magazines and Publications section of the school website.

    Tuesday 14th May 2024

  • Year 6 pupils pose for the camera during their 2024 Sports Tour to Glasgow

    Successful Scottish sports tour for Year 6 pupils

    Year 6 pupils spent four action-packed days in Scotland on a Sports Tour which catered for football, netball and hockey.

    Tuesday 23rd April 2024

  • HMC General Secretary Dr Hyde and Head Mrs Capewell

    SGS welcomes HMC General Secretary Dr Simon Hyde

    Thank you to Dr Simon Hyde, General Secretary of HMC (The Heads’ Conference), for joining us at SGS this morning. Established in 1869, HMC comprises Heads from some of the world’s finest schools and, with a membership that includes 300 Heads in the UK and Ireland, along with an additional 60 international members, HMC plays […]

    Wednesday 17th April 2024

  • Junior School pupils in a Music lesson

    Nursery, Reception and Years 1 to 4 Open Event 2024

    If your child is inquisitive of mind with an energy to explore, it sounds like they are ready to embark on their educational journey at Stockport Grammar Junior School (SGJS).

    Wednesday 17th April 2024

  • Junior School girls smiling at model during a LEGO Robotics workshop

    Junior School pupils relish robotics workshops

    Nick from JuniorSTEM spent three fun days in the Junior School as he ran LEGO Robotics workshops for Year 3, 4 and 5 pupils.

    Monday 15th April 2024

  • Stockport Town Hall

    Sunday Times crowns Stockport best place to live in northwest

    We’re delighted to share the news that the Sunday Times has crowned Stockport the best place to live in the northwest. We are super proud (although we knew it already, of course!).

    Monday 8th April 2024

  • Year 6 pupils taking part in a Macbeth workshop

    Macbeth workshop thrills Year 6 pupils

    Year 6 children enjoyed a Macbeth workshop with Rik Brown, the Junior School’s visiting LAMDA teacher.

    Wednesday 27th March 2024

  • The cast of the 2024 Year 6 Show

    Year 6 pupils shine in swashbuckling show on the high seas

    Year 6 pupils had the time of their life putting on this year’s show, ‘Pirates Of The Curry Bean’.

    Monday 25th March 2024

  • Bursary Golf Day 2024 Invite

    Bursary Golf Day 2024 – Play and Sponsorship Opportunities

    We are delighted to be hosting our annual Bursary Golf Day on Thursday 13th June 2024 at Stockport Golf Club, one of Cheshire’s premier golf venues.

    Thursday 21st March 2024

  • A girl abseiling on an outdoor trip

    ‘Vibrant and Welcoming’: Inspection 2023

    We are delighted to share the results of our Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) Routine Inspection Report from November 2023. Our school is one of the first in the North West to be inspected under the new ISI Inspection Framework which came into effect in September 2023. vibrant and welcoming community children are happy and thriving […]

    Thursday 29th February 2024

  • Junior School pupils with books during Languages Day 2024

    Juniors celebrate International Mother Languages Day

    To celebrate International Mother Languages Day, Junior School pupils discussed the huge benefits of learning foreign languages and sang multilingual songs.

    Monday 26th February 2024

  • Junior School pupils look into states of matter during a Science lesson

    Year 4 investigate states of matter

    Year 4 have been finding out more about states of matter in lessons.

    Tuesday 30th January 2024

  • Nursery pupils playing at the water station

    Book your Nursery Open Event place

    We are delighted to announce that we are holding Nursery Open Events on Thursday 11th and Thursday 18th January 2024!

    Friday 5th January 2024

  • Junior School pupils pose for a picture with Father Christmas

    Christmas activities give Juniors the festive feeling

    Pupils from Nursery to Year Six had an amazing time as they threw themselves into a range of Christmas-themed activities!

    Friday 15th December 2023

  • Junior School pupils sing at the front of the church at the 2023 Carol Service

    Carol Services bring SGS community together

    The SGS community came together in the stunning surroundings of St George’s Church as we held the Senior School and Junior School Carol Services.

    Thursday 14th December 2023

  • 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

  • Junior School pupils with their completed artwork following a workshop

    Junior School artists explore their creativity

    During the first half of the Autumn term, our Junior School pupils demonstrated their incredible creative ability in Art lessons.

    Friday 10th November 2023

  • Junior School pupils pose for a photo on the riverbank during their residential

    Taking Stock Issue 84 now available

    The Autumn 2023 edition of the school’s termly magazine, Taking Stock, is now available to download and read from the Magazines and Publications section of the school website.

    Monday 6th November 2023

  • Display boards in the reception of the Junior School for Black History Month 2023

    Pupils mark Black History Month 2023

    October was Black History Month and pupils in both the Senior and Junior Schools took part in a range of activities to mark the occasion. Below is a snapshot of a few of these activities. SGS History Podcast In the Senior School, the History department produced a podcast that focussed on inspirational black women from […]

    Monday 30th October 2023

  • Children playing with instruments during the Inspire Music Course

    Music course inspires local Year 2 children

    During a four-week period, Year 2 children from local primary schools were invited into Stockport Grammar Junior School and given the opportunity to attend a series of music sessions with Miss Micklethwaite.

    Tuesday 3rd October 2023