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Senior School News


  • 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

  • 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

  • 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