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Junior School News


  • Year Three Lake District residential a resounding success

    41 Year Three pupils had an amazing time in Grasmere during their first residential trip.

    Friday 21st June 2019

  • Junior and Senior Enterprise plus a Wembley National Final

    A group of innovative pupils from Second Year will be heading to Wembley Stadium for the final of The Ryman National Enterprise Challenge while our Junior School Year Six honed their business skills with an Enterprise Day.

    Friday 14th June 2019

  • Junior School Headmaster, Tim Wheeler, honoured in Queen’s Birthday Honours List

    We are delighted to announce that Tim Wheeler, Headmaster of Stockport Grammar Junior School, has been awarded an MBE for services to charity and to education in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

    Tuesday 11th June 2019

  • STEM Day inspires Junior School pupils

    Year Three and Four pupils enjoyed a day engaging in activities involving Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM).

    Thursday 23rd May 2019

  • Outdoor adventure on Year Six residential

    Year Six pupils travelled to North Wales for a full and fun few days in the outdoors for their annual residential.

    Thursday 9th May 2019

  • Football Tour to Barcelona - on Nou Camp tour

    Football tours are a winner

    Our Senior School Under 14 and Junior School Under 11 football teams had a great time taking to the field and enjoying the scenery on their respective tours to Barcelona and Lytham.

    Friday 26th April 2019

  • Infants Football Training

    Junior sports stars

    The Junior School winter sports season has been full of excitement and, as it comes to a close, read on to enjoy a selection of some of the highlights.

    Tuesday 16th April 2019

  • Mary Poppins and Bert

    Practically perfect, it’s Mary Poppins!

    Year Six pupils treated audiences to two supercalifragilisticexpialidocious performances of Disney’s Mary Poppins at the yearly Spring Term production.

    Friday 5th April 2019

  • Founder's Day Service Performers

    Founder’s Day celebrations

    Chaplain to the Queen and to the House of Commons, Reverend Prebendary Rose Hudson-Wilkin joined pupils, staff, governors and Old Stopfordians for the annual commemoration of the foundation of the school by Sir Edmond Shaa in 1487.

    Wednesday 27th March 2019

  • Young artists shine at Year Five Art Competition

    Now in its sixth year, the Stockport Grammar School Year Five Art Competition, sponsored by Brewin Dolphin, welcomed 113 entries from young artists from 16 local primary schools.

    Tuesday 26th March 2019

  • Maths Challenge Participants

    Mathematics adds up to success

    Every year Stockport Grammar Senior School hosts an exciting maths challenge for the Year 6 pupils from the Junior School to test their mathematical knowledge in a series of fun quizzes.

    Thursday 21st March 2019

  • U11s Rugby Festival Winners

    U11 Rugby squad enjoy Rossall Invitational Festival victory

    A team of talented Year 6 rugby players from the Junior School have returned home from the Rossall Invitational Sevens Festival triumphant after winning all their games.

    Monday 18th March 2019

  • World Book Day Paintings

    World Book Day celebrations

    To celebrate World Book Day, pupils all over the school have been partaking in different activities to help encourage a love of reading.

    Tuesday 12th March 2019

  • Harry Potter Tour

    Unforgettable Performing Arts experiences

    Junior School pupils have been taking part in an array of exciting performing arts activities with an action-packed trip in London, a thrilling tour of the Warner Bros. Studios, a concert at the world-famous Manchester Arena and the continuation of their rehearsals for this year’s Year Six Production, Mary Poppins.

    Thursday 7th March 2019

  • Mark Wood - Explorer

    Explorer Mark Wood enthrals Junior School audience

    Polar explorer and adventurer Mark Wood mesmerised Junior School pupils during two captivating talks as he visited the school ahead of his latest expedition.

    Thursday 14th February 2019

  • Thinking caps on for the SPA Quiz Night

    The Stopfordian Parents’ Association (SPA) will be holding their popular Quiz Night on Friday 22nd March 2019.

    Friday 1st February 2019

  • Curiosity sparks independent research

    Inspired by topics studied in school, a number of determined and creative Junior School pupils have taken it upon themselves to do some independent research and project work.

    Friday 25th January 2019

  • Junior programmers learn the code to success

    Starting with robotic mice in Pre-Reception through to LEGO robots in Year Six, Junior School children have been learning about programming and STEM subjects in fun and exciting ways.

    Thursday 24th January 2019

  • Netball - St Pius

    SGS Sport: Opportunity and Excellence

    2018 has seen an impressive first half to the winter season with pupils enjoying and excelling in a wide array of sport and fitness opportunities; we’ve put together a round-up of some of the highlights. Last year 97% of our First Years chose to take part in one or more co-curricular sport and fitness activity […]

    Friday 4th January 2019

  • Swimming success at AJIS gala

    Junior School swimmers celebrated a host of medals in an Association of Junior Independent Schools gala at Darwen Leisure Centre, Blackburn.

    Sunday 16th December 2018