Talks and Presentations
As part of our academic extension activities we offer a wide range of talks by visiting speakers, Stockport Grammar School staff and pupils themselves. Pupils who would like to offer a talk should contact Mr Thorley, Ms Pazos or Mr Swann. All pupils are welcome to attend.
‘Spotlight On…’ talks generally take place on Tuesday and Thursday during term time in the Library with a start time of 1pm.
The table below shows the talks and presentations for the 2019-2020 academic year. More talks and presentations will be announced in due course.
|12th September||Mrs E Suttle (staff)||Is Reality Better Than Fiction?|
|19th September||Peter Beese (Chief Engineer at Morgan Sindall Infrastructure & STEM ambassador)||Careers In Engineering|
|26th September||Mr A Thorley (staff)||Harmsworth – A Talk On Islamophobia|
|30th September||Various||SGS Health Matters Book Prize|
|17th October||Sophia Pells (PhD student at Manchester University & STEM ambassador)||Fighting Cancer With Nuclear Physics|
|7th November||Ben Daniels (Fifth Year Medical Student, Manchester University)||Getting Into Medicine|
|14th November||Sophia Doan (A Star Future Ltd)||Applying To Overseas Universities|
|22nd November||Sharon Fraser (PhD student, SEES Manchester University)||Science In Archaeology|
|28th November||Andrew Backhouse (Transition Wilmslow Community Group)||Plastic Free Society?|
|5th December||Claudia Lindner (Manchester University Research Fellow & STEM Ambassador)||Medical Image Computing|
|12th December||Amanda Fourie (Four Heatons Traders Association Community Group)||Kick The Plastic|
|27th February||John Phillips and Alan Munday, The Ticker Club||Your Family’s Heart|
|26th March||Tony Cheslett||HCF, LCM, TLA: What Do They Mean?|
|2nd April||Rob Hewson, CEO and Creative Director at Huey Games Ltd and STEM Ambassador||Video Game Design|
A number of well-known and up-and-coming authors, poets, writers and speakers also visit the school to introduce their work, talk about their inspirations and to take workshops with our pupils.
The table below shows the visiting speakers for the 2019-2020 academic year.
|21st January||M. A. Bennett||The event is for Third Year pupils. A book signing will take place in the Library at lunch|
|10th February||Ross Welford (TBC)||The event is for Second Year pupils. A book signing will take place in the Library at lunch|
|13th February||Matt Dickinson||The event is for First Year pupils. A meet the author and book signing will take place in the Library at lunch|