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Senior School News


A list of Senior 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.

  • Autumn Concert welcomes appreciative audience back to SGS

    It was amazing to have a live crowd back at Stockport Grammar School for the Autumn Concert, the first in-person concert since the Spring term of 2020.

    Wednesday 1st December 2021

  • Albert Johnston Award success for Lydia

    Lower Sixth student Lydia Barker will travel across the Irish Sea after impressing the judges to win this year’s Albert Johnston Award competition.

    Monday 29th November 2021

  • Kindness shines through during Anti-bullying week

    The Senior School marked Anti-Bullying Week with a special assembly, dedicated form time and an inspiring One Kind Word activity.

    Wednesday 24th November 2021

  • Drama production dazzles

    Audiences at this year’s drama production were transported from Stockport to Narnia during three amazing performances of ‘The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe’.

    Thursday 18th 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

  • Students take part in the History Podcast Project

    History podcast shines light on inspirational black figures

    During the year the SGS History department are making a series of podcasts which will be released at certain points throughout 2021-2022.

    Tuesday 9th November 2021

  • The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe poster

    Excitement builds for autumn Drama Production

    This year’s autumn Drama Production is ‘The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe’ and the excitement within the SSG community is palpable with the performance dates fast approaching.

    Tuesday 9th November 2021

  • Black History Month window display

    SGS marks Black History Month

    October was Black History Month in the UK and pupils and staff have taken part in a range of activities.

    Wednesday 3rd November 2021

  • SGS musicians have been selected for The Hallé Orchestra

    Talented musicians secure Hallé selection

    A number of talented SGS musicians are celebrating after being offered places in the Hallé Youth Orchestra and the Hallé Youth Choir.

    Monday 25th October 2021

  • First Years at the adventure playground during their residential

    First Year fun on residential trip

    Pupils new to SGS Senior School enjoyed an action-packed few days on their residential.

    Monday 11th 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

  • A double page from the 2021 Art Catalogue

    Catalogue showcases stunning creativity of artists

    The amazing artistic ability of last year’s A-level and GCSE Art students has been documented in a colourful and jam-packed gallery catalogue.

    Thursday 30th September 2021

  • Clara Zelhof will play the violin and piano in the Junior RNCM

    Musicians impress with RNCM offers and exam distinctions

    Gifted SGS musicians have demonstrated their burgeoning talent with two pupils being selected for the Junior Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) and a raft of impressive exam results.

    Friday 24th September 2021

  • First Year Induction 2021

    First Years settle in seamlessly to SGS life

    First Year pupils have had a fun and full first few days as they get used to their new surroundings in the Senior School.

    Thursday 16th September 2021

  • Congratulations to the Fifth Years on their GCSE results

    GCSE Results: Congratulations to our fantastic Fifth Years

    Well done to our GCSE pupils who are collecting their results this morning, 27% of the grades are at the top mark of 9, with over 76% at 9, 8 and 7. We are very proud of you!

    Thursday 12th August 2021

  • Pleased students collect their A-level results

    A-level Results: Congratulations to the Class of 2021!

    Well done to our Upper Sixth who are collecting their A-level results this morning, with 86% of the grades awarded at A* to B and 58% at A* and A. You are a fantastic year group and we are immensely proud of your hard work and achievements!

    Tuesday 10th August 2021

  • Old Stopfordian Adrian Lord playing the piano

    Old Stops’ Review Issue 11 out now

    The latest edition of Old Stops’ Review, our annual magazine featuring news, events and more with Old Stopfordians, is out now.

    Sunday 8th August 2021