Skip to content

Senior School Headmaster’s Blog


  • Homework

    ‘Why do we have to do homework?’ asked one of my more outspoken Fourth Year (Year 10) Physics pupils as I announced the details of the assignment. Impressively, the pupil followed up with the assertion that Finnish pupils do better than UK pupils without doing any homework.

    Monday 12th November 2018

  • Dr Stone with pupil

    Choosing a University

    The university application round is in full swing; at Stockport Grammar School many of our Upper Sixth students have now made an application with most of the rest to be completed over the next few weeks.

    Monday 8th October 2018

  • Senior School Headmaster - Dr Paul Owen

    The Fruitful Five

    Character education is a crucial component of a good education. A large research study of good repute looked for the character traits that correlate most highly with success in life; success in its broadest sense in terms of relationships, well-being and achievements as well as the easily measured financial aspects.

    Monday 17th September 2018