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Senior School News

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

  • Energetic and entertaining author talk inspires First Year readers

    Best-selling, award-winning writer Phil Earle gave a wonderfully energetic, interactive and entertaining author talk in the Library to First Years.

    Friday 24th November 2023

  • Musicians marvel at amazing Autumn Concert

    Our incredible musicians kicked off the year of formal concerts at SGS with an excellent evening of music in the Dining Hall for the Autumn Concert.

    Friday 24th November 2023

  • Fourth and Fifth Year rugby players in their black kit during their trip to Portugal

    Rugby players make lifetime memoires on Portuguese trip

    During the Autumn half-term, 41 pupils from the Fourth and Fifth Year headed to Lisbon for a five-day rugby trip.

    Wednesday 22nd November 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

  • Charlie Harrison and Frau Christmann point at an exhibit in a museum in Leipzig

    Travel Award winner Charlie relishes German adventure

    Charlie Harrison, former Head Boy and one of the co-winners of the Albert Johnston Travel Award, had a great experience as he visited the cities of Berlin, Leipzig and Dresden during a tour of Germany.

    Wednesday 8th 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

  • Attendees on stage at the 2023 Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Presentation Evening

    Celebrating Duke of Edinburgh’s Award success

    The 16th annual Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Presentation Evening celebrated the hard work of the school’s pupils who took part at Bronze, Silver and Gold levels this year.

    Thursday 2nd 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

  • Sports Centre and Swimming Pool from the driveway

    Pupils impress Sports department with commitment and desire

    As we approached half-term, the Sports department took time to reflect on how the season has gone so far.

    Monday 23rd October 2023

  • Biology students at the Natural History Museum

    Awe-inspiring museum collections thrill enthusiastic biologists

    Following on from their expedition to Honduras, Biology pupils from Fifth Year to Sixth Form visited the Natural History Museum in London at the invitation of Dr Erica McAlister, the Senior Curator for invertebrates and internationally renowned Diptera (flies) expert.

    Thursday 19th October 2023

  • First Year pupils pose for a photo during their 2023 residential

    First Years make memories on unforgettable residential

    Pupils in First Year threw themselves into activities during their action-packed residential in the Derbyshire Dales.

    Tuesday 17th October 2023

  • Dancers pose for a photo after being selected for Sadler's Wells' Making Moves project

    SGS chosen for prestigious choreography and performance project

    We are delighted that Stockport Grammar School has been successful with an application for a place on Sadler’s Wells’ Making Moves choreography and dance performance project!

    Monday 16th October 2023

  • Director of Sport Mr Marsh thanks the SPA for their funding to redevelop the Fitness Suite

    Fitness Suite redeveloped thanks to SPA support

    Senior School pupils will be able to benefit from new equipment and a renovated Fitness Suite thanks to support from the Stopfordian Parents’ Association (SPA).

    Tuesday 3rd October 2023

  • Second Year pupils enjoy the scenery during a trip to Aberdovey

    Adventure awaits at Aberdovey

    During the last week of the academic year, more than 100 adventurous Second Year pupils headed to Wales to take part in a challenging adventure at Outward Bound Aberdovey.

    Monday 2nd October 2023

  • Musicians that have been chosen for Hallé ensembles

    Hallé ensemble selections thrill talented musicians

    The school’s talented musicians consistently impress the SGS community at concerts and recitals and a number of them are celebrating after being selected for Hallé ensembles.

    Thursday 28th September 2023

  • A talk in the Main Hall during the 2023 Careers Convention

    Students look to the future at Careers Convention 2023

    It was a pleasure to welcome more than 300 pupils and parents to the 2023 Careers Convention.

    Wednesday 27th September 2023

  • The cast of Wind in the Willows

    We are Platinum! Arts Council award Highest Possible Rating

    We are delighted to announce that Stockport Grammar School has received the highest possible rating from the Arts Council England, with a Platinum Artsmark Award.

    Friday 22nd September 2023

  • Pupils outside the château they stayed at during the First Year trip to France

    First Year French trip boosts linguistic skills

    Towards the end of the 2022-2023 academic year, First Year pupils crossed the Channel to enjoy a few days in France where they worked on their language skills and found out more about the country and its people.

    Monday 18th September 2023

  • Students on the Biology trip to Honduras pose for a photo before going on a trek

    Biologists relish unforgettable expedition to Honduras

    At the end of the Summer term 17 pupils from Fifth Year to Upper Sixth embarked on a Biology expedition with the biodiversity research and conservation organisation, Operation Wallacea.

    Tuesday 12th September 2023

  • Members of the SPA at Sports Day 2023

    Friendship, fun and fundraising – celebrating the SPA year

    Thanks to the amazing Stopfordian Parents’ Association volunteers, each year the SGS community of parents and pupils comes together to have fun while raising funds to enhance the children’s school experience. Every parent is automatically a member and invited to attend the AGM on the 28th September (6.30pm in the Governors’ Room).

    Friday 8th September 2023