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  • Visit by author M A Bennett thrills Third Years

    Third Year pupils listened intently as author M A Bennett delivered an entertaining and engaging talk in the Hallam Hall.

    Thursday 23rd January 2020

  • Chamber Choir to perform at Oxford University

    On Friday 31st January, our Chamber Choir have the privilege of performing at University College, Oxford as they join the College’s Chapel Choir for an Evensong Service.

    Friday 17th January 2020

  • Fun and friends on First Year residential

    First Year pupils had a wonderful time developing new friendships and getting to know their peers on their residential trip to Ilam Hall in Derbyshire.

    Monday 13th January 2020

  • Old Stopfordian Professor Sir Anthony Cheetham FRS (OS 1965) awarded Knighthood

    Old Stopfordian Professor Sir Anthony Cheetham FRS (OS 1965) has been awarded a knighthood in the New Year’s Honours List 2020 for services to materials chemistry, UK science and global outreach.  His area of research is inorganic and hybrid materials and involves their synthesis, characterisation and applications.

    Friday 10th January 2020

  • Aachen trip develops linguistic skills

    Twenty nine Second Year pupils tested their linguistic skills as they visited the German spa city of Aachen.

    Tuesday 7th January 2020

  • Moving and insightful trip to Poland

    Twenty three Fifth Year pupils studying History and Religion, Philosophy and Ethics for GCSE built upon what they have been learning in lessons on a visit to the Polish city of Kraków.

    Monday 6th January 2020

  • New Sixth Form and Pre-Reception Buildings

    SGS is committed to creating and developing the perfect environment for our pupils to enjoy learning.

    Tuesday 17th December 2019

  • Christmas Concert rouses festive cheer

    Less than a week after the spectacular Autumn Concert, our inspiring musicians displayed their burgeoning talent at the annual Christmas Concert.

    Thursday 12th December 2019

  • GCSE success celebrated at Presentation Evening

    Students spent an evening celebrating their Senior School years and GCSE achievements at the annual GCSE Presentation Evening.

    Tuesday 10th December 2019

  • Japanese adventure follows Travel Award win

    Lower Sixth student Ben Finlay-McDougall is in for the experience of a lifetime as he heads to Japan after winning this year’s Albert Johnston Travel Award.

    Friday 6th December 2019

  • Pitch-perfect performances at Autumn Concert

    SGS musicians played to a packed out audience in the Dining Hall as they produced a wonderful spectacle for the Music department’s annual Autumn Concert.

    Wednesday 4th December 2019

  • Senior and Junior Inspection 2019: Highest Possible Ratings

    We are delighted to announce that the Senior and Junior Schools have achieved the highest possible ratings of “Excellent” in the Inspection Reports issued by the Independent Schools Inspectorate following their visit in the 2019 Autumn Term. In assessing the Educational Quality of a school, the Inspectorate focus on two key outcomes: The achievement of […]

    Monday 2nd December 2019

  • Sale Sharks training visit and selection success

    Congratulations to the rugby players who have been selected for the Sale Sharks England Rugby Developing Player Programme (DPP). The announcement follows on from a very productive visit from professional player Johnny Leota.

    Monday 2nd December 2019

  • SPA Christmas Fair 2019

    On Saturday 30th November the Stopfordian Parents’ Association (SPA) are holding their annual Christmas Fair from 11am to 2pm.

    Tuesday 26th November 2019

  • Climbers excel during Spanish trip

    Intrepid Senior School climbers enjoyed tackling new challenges during their week-long trip to Spain.

    Monday 25th November 2019

  • A sell-out production of ‘A Christmas Carol’

    One hundred and fifty actors, dancers and singers from across the Senior School brought together their talents to showcase two heart-warming performances of Charles Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’.

    Friday 22nd November 2019

  • 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.

    Wednesday 20th 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.

    Monday 18th 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