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  • Mary Poppins and Bert

    Practically perfect, it’s Mary Poppins!

    Year Six pupils treated audiences to two supercalifragilisticexpialidocious performances of Disney’s Mary Poppins at the yearly Spring Term production.

    Friday 5th April 2019

  • Founder's Day Service Performers

    Founder’s Day celebrations

    Chaplain to the Queen and to the House of Commons, Reverend Prebendary Rose Hudson-Wilkin joined pupils, staff, governors and Old Stopfordians for the annual commemoration of the foundation of the school by Sir Edmond Shaa in 1487.

    Wednesday 27th March 2019

  • Young artists shine at Year Five Art Competition

    Now in its sixth year, the Stockport Grammar School Year Five Art Competition, sponsored by Brewin Dolphin, welcomed 113 entries from young artists from 16 local primary schools.

    Tuesday 26th March 2019

  • RNCM Spring Concert 2019

    Spectacular concert at the RNCM

    This year’s Spring Concert saw over 100 excited pupils, from First Year to Upper Sixth, travel to the prestigious Royal Northern College of Music to delight the audience with an evening of exceptional music.

    Tuesday 26th March 2019

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream

    A magical production of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

    Two dazzling performances of Shakespeare’s comedy ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ brought together the talents of over 60 actors and dancers from across the Senior School.

    Friday 22nd March 2019

  • Maths Challenge Participants

    Mathematics adds up to success

    Every year Stockport Grammar Senior School hosts an exciting maths challenge for the Year 6 pupils from the Junior School to test their mathematical knowledge in a series of fun quizzes.

    Thursday 21st March 2019

  • Pupils welcome Double World Taekwondo Champion

    Pupils had a wonderful visit from Great Britain Double World Taekwondo Champion Bianca Walkden as she hopes to inspire the next generation of sporting superstars.

    Wednesday 20th March 2019

  • University offers celebrated by Upper Sixth students

    Congratulations to our Upper Sixth students as they celebrate offers from prestigious institutions across the country, including the universities of Cambridge and Oxford.

    Tuesday 19th March 2019

  • U11s Rugby Festival Winners

    U11 Rugby squad enjoy Rossall Invitational Festival victory

    A team of talented Year 6 rugby players from the Junior School have returned home from the Rossall Invitational Sevens Festival triumphant after winning all their games.

    Monday 18th March 2019

  • Berlin Art Trip

    Berlin inspires a young generation of artists

    Since the fall of the wall 30 years ago, Berlin has become a centre for urban and street art, and our visiting group of Fourth and Fifth Year artists were keen to experience its visual and cultural delights.

    Wednesday 13th March 2019

  • Golf Day 2018

    Bursary Golf Day 2019

    We are delighted to announce that our annual Bursary Golf Day, in association with Brewin Dolphin, will be held on Thursday 13th June 2019 at Stockport Golf Club, one of Cheshire’s premier golf venues.

    Tuesday 12th March 2019

  • World Book Day Paintings

    World Book Day celebrations

    To celebrate World Book Day, pupils all over the school have been partaking in different activities to help encourage a love of reading.

    Tuesday 12th March 2019

  • Harry Potter Tour

    Unforgettable Performing Arts experiences

    Junior School pupils have been taking part in an array of exciting performing arts activities with an action-packed trip in London, a thrilling tour of the Warner Bros. Studios, a concert at the world-famous Manchester Arena and the continuation of their rehearsals for this year’s Year Six Production, Mary Poppins.

    Thursday 7th March 2019

  • U13 Netball Team

    Netballers reach national final

    Anticipation is growing after the Under 13 netball team reached the final of the Independent Schools Netball Cup following an impressive series of results during their cup run. The girls are aiming to defend the title that the school won last year.

    Tuesday 5th March 2019

  • German Exchange Pupils 2019

    German Exchange a fascinating experience for pupils

    Fifth Year linguists had a wonderful week exploring Bad Segeberg, the city of Hamburg and the UNESCO World Heritage site of Lübeck with their German exchange partners.

    Tuesday 5th March 2019

  • SGS Loves Dance Hip-Hop

    A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Mary Poppins set to wow

    After an exciting and action-packed start to the Autumn and Spring terms, pupils are hard at work preparing for the next spectacular school productions – ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ in the Senior School, ‘Mary Poppins’ in the Junior School and the long-awaited Spring Concert, hosted at The Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester.

    Monday 4th March 2019

  • UK Mathematics Trust’s Senior Mathematical Challenge

    Excelling in STEM

    From excelling in competitions to taking part in workshops and listening to inspiring speakers, the first half of the school year has seen pupils enjoy a wide range of additional STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) activities. 

    Friday 1st March 2019

  • Rugby players cap off remarkable season as Cheshire Cup champions

    The Under 16 rugby team capped off a memorable season by securing the Cheshire Cup after a series of gruelling encounters and fantastic displays. The cup triumph follows the news that twenty of our rugby players are enjoying Sale Sharks and county selections.

    Friday 1st March 2019

  • Musicians shine ahead of RNCM Spring Concert

    Ahead of this year’s Spring Concert, which is taking place at the prestigious Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) on 21st March, our musicians have been impressing with selections for distinguished bands, outstanding Associated Board Music exam results, a visit to the Royal Albert Hall and award success.

    Wednesday 27th February 2019

  • Classics play impresses packed audiences

    This year’s Classics play, Euripides’ Greek tragedy ‘Andromache’, produced and directed by Head of Classics Mr Alastair Thorley, has been hailed a huge success.

    Thursday 21st February 2019