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Senior School News

  • A wonderful Winter Concert on a snowy night

    It was apt that snow landed in Stockport during the day of the Winter Concert, giving the musical evening a festive feel and causing flurries of excitement amongst the younger performers.

    Monday 28th January 2019

  • Aidan off to Athens after scooping Albert Johnston Travel Award

    Upper Sixth student Aidan Hall is looking forward to visiting Athens and the Saronic Islands this summer to explore a modern European city and the birth place of Western analytical philosophical and political ideas after winning this year’s Albert Johnston Travel Award.

    Tuesday 22nd January 2019

  • Experience a Taster Day in the Senior School

    The Senior School taster days for Year Five children will take place on Wednesday 15th May, Wednesday 22nd May and Tuesday 11th June 2019.

    Friday 11th January 2019

  • Historic Classics trip to Italy captivates pupils

    Twenty nine Fourth Year to Sixth Form Classics pupils enjoyed a week-long trip to Italy where they visited a host of historic locations and expanded their subject knowledge.

    Thursday 10th January 2019

  • Specialist jewellery workshop develops new skills

    Twelve pupils from Hazel Grove High School enjoyed exploring our exciting Art, Design and Technology facilities and using state of the art kilns donated by our patrons The Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths.

    Thursday 10th January 2019

  • Geographers triumph in WorldWise Quiz

    Fifth Year pupils Cam Wylie, Oliver Ensor-Adams and Zara Latif demonstrated their great geographical knowledge as they won the Geographical Association’s North West Regionals WorldWise Quiz – the third time Stockport Grammar School has won the competition in the last three years entered.

    Friday 4th January 2019

  • Netball - St Pius

    SGS Sport: Opportunity and Excellence

    2018 has seen an impressive first half to the winter season with pupils enjoying and excelling in a wide array of sport and fitness opportunities; we’ve put together a round-up of some of the highlights. Last year 97% of our First Years chose to take part in one or more co-curricular sport and fitness activity […]

    Friday 4th January 2019

  • Religious Studies trip

    Polish trip gives pupils a moving insight

    Nineteen Fifth Year Religious Studies and History pupils spent four busy and moving days in Poland as part of their GCSE studies.

    Wednesday 2nd January 2019

  • Spotlight On - Solar System talk

    Spotlight On…talks: encouraging curiosity

    From the origins of the solar system to China’s belt and road initiative and the influences behind Beyoncé’s music, this term’s lunchtime ‘Spotlight On…’ talks series has provided insight from visiting speakers, staff and pupils as part of our academic extension programme.

    Monday 17th December 2018

  • Carol Services full of festive sparkle

    A magical musical term of concerts and recitals has come to a close with Senior and Junior School pupils and their parents venturing to St George’s Church for Carol Services shining with Christmas joy.

    Sunday 16th December 2018

  • Festive favourites performed at cracking Christmas Concert

    The sound of bells jingling heralded the start of the Christmas Concert as over 100 pupils took to the Dining Hall stage to deliver some scintillating festive music.

    Tuesday 11th December 2018

  • Record breaking rower delivers inspiring Shaa lecture

    Sixth Form pupils welcomed world record breaker Kiko Matthews to the school for another fascinating Shaa lecture.

    Thursday 6th December 2018

  • Thunderous applause as dancers delight audience

    ‘SGS Loves Dance’ saw beginners and experienced dancers enjoy performing in front of an enthusiastic audience in an evening of impressive solo, duet and group pieces.

    Friday 30th November 2018

  • First World War remembered during moving Battlefields trip

    Sixty-nine historians from the Third Year and up took part in the school’s annual journey to the battlefields of the First World War.

    Tuesday 27th November 2018

  • Focus on friendship and kindness for Children in Need and Anti-Bullying Week

    Themes of community, kindness and friendship were at the forefront of activities and assemblies for Children in Need and for Anti-Bullying Week.

    Monday 26th November 2018

  • Mesmerising music and pitch-perfect performances warm Autumn Concert audience

    Over 160 pupils across 10 ensembles took part in this year’s Autumn Concert, the curtain raiser for a season of large scale events in the Music department.

    Friday 23rd November 2018

  • Climbers reach new heights on trip to Spain

    Pupils on the climbing trip to Spain witnessed stunning views and honed their skills during a fun and enjoyable week in the autumn sun.

    Thursday 22nd November 2018

  • SPA Christmas Fair 2017

    Dashing through the snow… The SPA Christmas Fair

    The Stopfordian Parents’ Association’s annual Christmas Fair will take place on Saturday 24th November from 11am to 3pm.

    Thursday 15th November 2018

  • Pupils new and old honour fallen soldiers in Remembrance Day services

    Dignitaries and almost 100 Old Stopfordians visited Stockport Grammar School for a Remembrance Day service as pupils from the Senior and Junior School commemorated the brave men and women who have lost their lives in the line of duty.

    Thursday 15th November 2018

  • Economics China Trip 2018

    Pupils enjoy eye-opening trip to China

    A-level Business, Economics and Geography students enjoyed a culturally fascinating trip to China as part of their studies on trade, globalisation, urbanisation and superpowers.

    Tuesday 13th November 2018