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Junior School News


A list of Junior School news stories from the start of the 2019-2020 academic year to the present day.

To see stories from before this date, please go to the School News Archive page.

  • Junior School activities celebrate Black History Month

    A wide range of Black History Month activities across the Junior School expanded pupils’ knowledge and understanding.

    Monday 29th November 2021

  • Junior School pupils get crafty for charity

    Junior School pupils raised an incredible £1,355 for Children in Need by taking part in a wide range of arts and crafts based activities.

    Wednesday 24th November 2021

  • Taking Stock Issue 78 now available

    The 2021 Autumn/Winter 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.

    Wednesday 17th November 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

  • SGS community comes together to create a family favourites cookbook

    ‘Good Enough To Eat!’, a cookbook full of recipes sent in by creative members of the Stockport Grammar community, is now available to buy.

    Wednesday 10th November 2021

  • Reception pupils have fun in a local park

    Infants embrace autumn

    Nursery, Reception and Year One children have been finding out about the changes that autumn brings by taking part in a range of fun activities.

    Wednesday 3rd November 2021

  • Junior School pupils take part in an AJIS Cross Country competition

    Junior sport stars shine

    It was a busy October for sporting Junior School pupils as they took part in a number of tournaments, festivals and year group matches.

    Wednesday 20th October 2021

  • Year Six pupils get ready to visit the Stockport Air Raid Shelters

    Year Six step back in time

    Year Six pupils experienced what life as an evacuee during World War Two was like during a trip to the Stockport Air Raid Shelters.

    Friday 8th October 2021

  • Nursery pupils pick up leaves and twigs during an autumn walk

    Packed month welcomes Juniors back to school

    Pupils in the Junior School have enjoyed being back in school after the summer break and they have been busy getting involved in a range of exciting and interesting activities over the past month.

    Wednesday 6th October 2021

  • Busy term for the SPA

    The Stopfordian Parents’ Association (SPA) has a busy Autumn term planned with an Annual General Meeting (AGM), Christmas Fair and uniform sale all in the calendar.

    Tuesday 5th October 2021

  • Pupils in a Chemistry laboratory

    Open Events 2021 – Book your place now

    The staff and pupils at Stockport Grammar School are looking forward to welcoming you for a series of Open Events scheduled for this Autumn Term.

    Friday 1st October 2021

  • Mr Copping with some of the pupils who have positions of responsibility

    Positions of responsibility inspire Year Six

    As part of the Junior School’s commitment to developing skills of citizenship, personal responsibility and care for one another, we are pleased to announce the names of the Year Six pupils that are taking up positions of responsibility.

    Thursday 9th September 2021

  • Year Six leavers

    Year Six mark end of Junior School in style

    As we look ahead to a new academic year, last year’s Year Six boys and girls signed off from the Junior School in a number of memorable ways.

    Wednesday 4th August 2021

  • Nursery pupils playing outside

    Issue 77 of Taking Stock now available

    The final issue of the school’s termly magazine, Taking Stock, of the 2020-2021 academic year is now available to download and read from the Magazines and Publications section of the school website.

    Wednesday 28th July 2021

  • Junior School Prize Giving 2021 award winners

    Junior School Prize Giving 2021

    Year Six pupils were rewarded for their academic ambition and community spirit at this year’s Junior School Prize Giving.

    Monday 12th July 2021

  • Hurdles race at Infants Sports Day 2021

    Sports Days showcase Juniors’ athletic talent

    Junior School pupils had a great time taking part in Sports Days in glorious Stockport sunshine.

    Friday 9th July 2021

  • Like, Literary's editorial team

    SGS showcases literary talent

    Following last year’s successful launch, we are delighted that the school’s literary magazine ‘Like, Literary’ has returned for a second edition.

    Thursday 1st July 2021

  • Bottle experiment during a United Utilities workshop

    LAMDA Showcase and online workshops – Junior Newsletter

    The penultimate issue of the Junior School and Nursery newsletter of 2020-2021 academic year is now available to read on the website.

    Friday 18th June 2021

  • A cheque for The Christie

    Generous SGS community raise amazing amount for The Christie

    The Junior School held a Dress Down Day to support the great work of The Christie and we are delighted to announce that an astonishing £1,891 was raised – the most the Junior School community have ever raised in a single charity event!

    Friday 4th June 2021

  • Sophia has been offered places at various Stage Schools including Laine Theatre Arts

    Talented SGS dancers secure offers at prestigious dance schools

    Four dancers from SGS have been offered places at prestigious dance schools after delivering fantastic performances at their auditions.

    Friday 4th June 2021