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  • 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

  • Taking Stock Issue 76 now available

    The latest issue 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.

    Friday 8th January 2021

  • Senior School Virtual Carol Service

    Pupils and Old Stopfordians created a Virtual Christmas Celebration to mark the traditional Stockport Grammar School Carol Service, which is usually held at St. George’s Church each year.

    Tuesday 15th December 2020

  • Silver CREST Award enriches students STEM studies

    Each year, pupils from the Fourth and Fifth Year at Stockport Grammar School have the opportunity to take part in the Silver CREST Award.

    Friday 11th December 2020

  • Walking adventure awaits Albert Johnston Travel Award winner

    Upper Sixth student Matthew Howling will head to south-west England next summer after winning this year’s Albert Johnston Travel Award.

    Monday 23rd November 2020

  • Senior School Virtual Open Event goes live!

    We are delighted to welcome you to Stockport Grammar School for our Virtual Open Event. Please click here to access the event.

    Saturday 14th November 2020

  • Stockport Grammar School Remembrance Service

    Stockport Grammar School marked this year’s Remembrance with a virtual service shared across the school.

    Wednesday 11th November 2020

  • Hallé selection success for musicians

    A number of the school’s talented musicians have cause for celebration after gaining a place in The Hallé’s prestigious ensembles.

    Friday 6th November 2020