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Senior School News


  • 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.

    Thursday 17th June 2021

  • Higher Education Conference 2021

    Lower Sixth students attended a two-day Higher Education conference held at school to assist them with their forthcoming applications for University, Higher and Degree level apprenticeships and the world of work.

    Tuesday 15th June 2021

  • Talented SGS dancers secure offers at prestigious dance schools

    Four dancers from SGS have been offered places at prestigious dance schools after delivering fantastic performances at their auditions.

    Friday 4th June 2021

  • Students impress in Industrial Cadets Scheme

    Six Lower Sixth students utilised their problem solving and engineering skills as they took part in this year’s Industrial Cadets Gold Project.

    Monday 31st May 2021

  • Second Years impress with enterprising innovations

    Second Year pupils enhanced their problem solving, teamwork and communication skills as they took part in The National Enterprise Challenge’s Key Stage 3 Challenge.

    Friday 28th May 2021

  • SGS Art Competition celebrates young artists’ creativity

    Now in its seventh year, the Stockport Grammar School Year 5 Art Competition, sponsored by Brewin Dolphin, celebrated the artwork of 220 local young artists from 59 primary schools in a virtual arena this year.

    Thursday 29th April 2021

  • Upper Sixth students celebrate University offers

    In this most extraordinary of years, our Upper Sixth students continue to receive offers from prestigious institutions across the country.

    Tuesday 27th April 2021

  • Senior School Taster Sessions for children in Year Five

    Each year we invite Year Five children to enjoy a day in the Senior School as they prepare for the exciting transition to secondary school.

    Tuesday 6th April 2021

  • SGS pupils celebrate selection for National Swimming Trials

    We were delighted to learn that two of our Fifth Year pupils, Colleen Devlin and Eliza Pinkstone, had been selected to take part in the Olympic Swimming Trials in April at the London Aquatics Centre in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

    Thursday 25th March 2021

  • Gratitude is the theme of Founder’s Day

    On the 19th March we celebrated 534 years since the foundation of Stockport Grammar School by Sir Edmond Shaa, Prime Warden of the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths and Mayor of London.  Pupils, staff and Old Stopfordians marked the occasion with a Virtual Founder’s Day Service directed by School Chaplain Reverend Leaver.

    Monday 22nd March 2021

  • Art Competition for Year Five children

    Year Five children from local primary schools are invited to get creative this half-term and over the Easter break by producing some colourful artwork on the theme of ‘Portrait’ to enter into this year’s SGS Art Competition.

    Wednesday 17th March 2021

  • World Book Day celebrated in style

    To mark this year’s World Book Day, pupils in the Junior and Senior Schools took part in a wide range of book-themed activities – both at home and in school.

    Tuesday 9th March 2021

  • Musical excellence on display

    Musicians at SGS have been refining their talents with ensemble performances and, during lockdown, a series of challenges set by the Music department.

    Friday 5th March 2021

  • Imaginative artists create lockdown masterpieces

    Artistic pupils in the Lower School have been developing their creative skills with a range of colourful and inventive lockdown projects.

    Thursday 25th February 2021

  • SGS named best North West independent school for sport

    We are delighted to be ranked the top independent school in the North West for sport by School Sport Magazine in their annual Top 200 schools list.

    Wednesday 24th February 2021

  • Remote Teaching – Continuing Pupils’ Learning

    Following government guidelines, Stockport Grammar Junior and Senior Schools moved to remote learning from the start of the Spring Term. All our Pre-Reception children can still be taught in school and we are delighted to see them each day as well as a small number of Junior and Senior pupils whose parents are key workers.

    Wednesday 24th February 2021

  • SGS community raises thousands for charities

    Can You Help? SGS Philanthropy is outward looking, fresh and relevant. Could you help shape our future community involvement and giving? From foodbanks to fee support – contact Sue Mullock, Head of Development, if you can offer your time, expertise or money. Enjoy this fundraising round up from our amazing school community! Community At Stockport […]

    Monday 15th February 2021

  • National Success and SGS Talks Sport

    Stockport Grammar School provides exceptional sporting opportunities for every child. In addition to being inclusive, we aspire to the highest level of elite performance and our teams frequently achieve national success.

    Friday 5th February 2021

  • Abigail Dean (OS 2007) takes the book world by storm

    Former Stockport Grammar pupil Abigail Dean (OS 2007) has hit the Sunday Times bestseller lists with ‘Girl A’ her shocking debut novel about siblings who flee abusive parents.

    Monday 1st February 2021

  • New magazine showcases exceptional literary potential

    A new literary magazine packed full of brilliant articles from pupils and staff in the English department has been developed.

    Wednesday 20th January 2021