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Senior School News


A list of Senior School news stories from the start of the 2019-2020 academic year to the present day.

To see stories from before this date, please go to the School News Archive page.

  • Year Two pupil Lara reads a book with her dog for World Book Day

    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

  • String Quartet perform in the Hallam Hall

    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

  • Bugs and beetles artwork for Third Year project

    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 Sport Inspires cover image

    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

  • Tom volunteers as part of his Duke of Edinburgh's Award work

    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

  • Children In Need 2020 display

    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

  • Old Stopfordian Abigail Dean

    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

  • Like, Literary logo

    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 cover image

    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

    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

  • Students collect their Silver Chemistry Crest Award certificates

    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

  • The winner of the 2020 Albert Johnston Travel Award

    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 Open Event 2020

    Senior School Virtual Open Event goes live!

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

    Saturday 14th November 2020

  • Remembrance Day 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

  • Fifth Year Halle Youth Choir pupils

    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

  • First Orchestra hone their skills in rehearsals

    Co-curricular clubs inspire

    Stockport Grammar School has an active and comprehensive co-curricular programme for both Senior and Junior School pupils and the range of activities we provide means that whether a child is sporty, musical, dramatic, thoughtful, competitive, curious, caring or creative, there is something to inspire.

    Thursday 15th October 2020

  • Science experiment

    Welcome to the SGS Sixth Form Virtual Open Event

    Our SGS Sixth Form Virtual Open Event is now live! Due to the current Government guidelines we are of course unable to host the Sixth Form Open Event in its traditional format, so in its place all of our A-level departments have filmed presentations to provide you with detailed information on their subjects.

    Tuesday 13th October 2020

  • Pupils on an art trip in Manchester

    Inspiring academic ambition across the full curriculum

    With a month of the academic year already behind us and the half-term break on the horizon, we are delighted with how well our pupils have settled back into life at SGS while following all the new Covid-safe routines.

    Friday 2nd October 2020

  • Sixth Form Work room

    New Sixth Form facilities now open

    The doors to the new Sixth Form social and study spaces swung open to the delight of Upper and Lower Sixth students.

    Friday 2nd October 2020