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  • New Sixth Form building work underway

    The building work for the development of the Sixth Form facilities started in the half term break and a huge difference is already apparent, with the site fully cleared and foundations appearing.

    Monday 18th November 2019

  • Old Stopfordians join pupils in Remembrance

    More than eighty Old Stopfordians joined pupils for the Stockport Grammar School Remembrance Service on Monday 11th November 2019.

    Friday 15th November 2019

  • GCSE geographers explore North West landscapes

    Pupils studying Geography for GCSE have headed out on field trips to urban and rural locations around the North West to collect data.

    Tuesday 12th November 2019

  • Insightful Battlefields trip

    Eighty pupils from the Third Year and above travelled to the battlefields of the First World War during the History department’s annual visit to France and Belgium.

    Monday 11th November 2019

  • Senior Prefects show leadership and responsibility

    At Stockport Grammar we provide pupils with many opportunities for leadership and responsibility. In the Sixth Form, students have a programme of personal development which includes being a member of the Senior Prefect Team. The Head Boy and Head Girl liaise with the Headmaster and Senior Staff regarding the general running of the School and […]

    Friday 8th November 2019

  • Places of worship visit develops pupils’ knowledge

    Second Year Religion, Philosophy and Ethics pupils made the short trip to Cheadle Mosque as part of their places of worship visits.

    Wednesday 6th November 2019

  • Senior School Open Morning 2019

    At the Senior School Open Morning, which takes place on Saturday 16th November from 10am to 12pm, you will be offered an excellent insight into how we inspire every child and create a lifetime of opportunity.

    Friday 1st November 2019

  • Amazing autumn term for music at SGS

    We may only be halfway through the autumn term but our exceptional musicians and dedicated Music staff have had a successful and eventful start to the 2019-2020 academic year – and there is much more to come!

    Friday 25th October 2019

  • Strong start to the season for netballers

    Girls in both the Senior and Junior Schools have fantastic netball coaching and facilities available on site.

    Friday 25th October 2019

  • Shaa Lecture reaches great heights

    Sixth Form students were captivated by professional climber and adventurer Tim Emmett during the first Shaa Lecture of the academic year as he spoke on the topic of ‘Reaching your Potential’.

    Wednesday 16th October 2019

  • Eye-opening experience on life-changing Madagascar expedition

    Over the summer 40 students and six staff members spent 25 days in Madagascar where they took part in a three-phase program which included a community project, treks and immersing themselves in the local culture in various locations.

    Monday 14th October 2019

  • German Exchange pupils experience local culture

    Modern Foreign Languages pupils hosted a group from our German exchange school, Städtisches Gymnasium, as they visited local landmarks and experienced life in an English school.

    Friday 11th October 2019

  • Amazing Activities Fair

    Pupils from First, Second and Third Year had a fantastic time exploring all of the clubs, activities and societies that are available at SGS during the Lower School Activities Fair.

    Tuesday 1st October 2019

  • Sixth Form Open Evening 2019

    If you want exceptional teaching, guidance and support throughout your Sixth Form years then Stockport Grammar School is the perfect place for you to study.

    Tuesday 1st October 2019

  • SGS Historian retains winning title at awards

    Lower Sixth Form students have continued the School’s winning streak with the latest edition of the SGS Historian being named the ‘Best School History Magazine’ at the Young Historian Awards for the third year in a row.

    Thursday 26th September 2019

  • Unforgettable experience for award winner Aidan

    Albert Johnston Travel Award winner Aidan Hall had an unforgettable time in Greece as he examined the country’s role in the development of Western society and academia.

    Wednesday 25th September 2019

  • Touring musicians astound European audiences

    Sixty musical pupils enjoyed the delights of Holland, Belgium and Germany on an action-packed and eventful tour.

    Friday 13th September 2019

  • Science Competition inspires next generation

    Stockport Grammar School hosted its annual Science Competition this July, challenging 48 Fourth Year pupils from 10 local high schools.

    Wednesday 4th September 2019

  • Speech Day rewards pupils’ excellence

    Pupils, parents and staff packed out the historic Stockport Plaza for this year’s Speech Day where professional climber and adventurer Ben Heason delivered an inspiring address.

    Friday 30th August 2019

  • Celebrating exceptional GCSE success with 21% at Grade 9

    Our GCSE students have spent the morning celebrating their amazing results, with 21% of grades awarded at the very highest mark of 9; 60% of grades are at 9, 8 and 7 or A* and A. Forty-three pupils have achieved 9 or more of these top grades.

    Thursday 22nd August 2019