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Sixth Form News

A list of Sixth Form news stories from the start of the 2020-2021 academic year to the present day.

  • Musicians marvel at amazing Autumn Concert

    Our incredible musicians kicked off the year of formal concerts at SGS with an excellent evening of music in the Dining Hall for the Autumn Concert.

    Friday 24th November 2023

  • Stockport Grammar remembering those who lost their lives during the 2023 Remembrance Service

    Remembrance brings the SGS community together

    Pupils and staff across the Junior and Senior Schools held Remembrance Services in memory of those who gave their lives in the service of their country.

    Thursday 16th November 2023

  • Charlie Harrison and Frau Christmann point at an exhibit in a museum in Leipzig

    Travel Award winner Charlie relishes German adventure

    Charlie Harrison, former Head Boy and one of the co-winners of the Albert Johnston Travel Award, had a great experience as he visited the cities of Berlin, Leipzig and Dresden during a tour of Germany.

    Wednesday 8th November 2023

  • Junior School pupils pose for a photo on the riverbank during their residential

    Taking Stock Issue 84 now available

    The Autumn 2023 edition 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.

    Monday 6th November 2023

  • Attendees on stage at the 2023 Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Presentation Evening

    Celebrating Duke of Edinburgh’s Award success

    The 16th annual Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Presentation Evening celebrated the hard work of the school’s pupils who took part at Bronze, Silver and Gold levels this year.

    Thursday 2nd November 2023

  • Sports Centre and Swimming Pool from the driveway

    Pupils impress Sports department with commitment and desire

    As we approached half-term, the Sports department took time to reflect on how the season has gone so far.

    Monday 23rd October 2023

  • Biology students at the Natural History Museum

    Awe-inspiring museum collections thrill enthusiastic biologists

    Following on from their expedition to Honduras, Biology pupils from Fifth Year to Sixth Form visited the Natural History Museum in London at the invitation of Dr Erica McAlister, the Senior Curator for invertebrates and internationally renowned Diptera (flies) expert.

    Thursday 19th October 2023

  • Director of Sport Mr Marsh thanks the SPA for their funding to redevelop the Fitness Suite

    Fitness Suite redeveloped thanks to SPA support

    Senior School pupils will be able to benefit from new equipment and a renovated Fitness Suite thanks to support from the Stopfordian Parents’ Association (SPA).

    Tuesday 3rd October 2023

  • A talk in the Main Hall during the 2023 Careers Convention

    Students look to the future at Careers Convention 2023

    It was a pleasure to welcome more than 300 pupils and parents to the 2023 Careers Convention.

    Wednesday 27th September 2023

  • The cast of Wind in the Willows

    We are Platinum! Arts Council award Highest Possible Rating

    We are delighted to announce that Stockport Grammar School has received the highest possible rating from the Arts Council England, with a Platinum Artsmark Award.

    Friday 22nd September 2023

  • Students on the Biology trip to Honduras pose for a photo before going on a trek

    Biologists relish unforgettable expedition to Honduras

    At the end of the Summer term 17 pupils from Fifth Year to Upper Sixth embarked on a Biology expedition with the biodiversity research and conservation organisation, Operation Wallacea.

    Tuesday 12th September 2023

  • Pupils conducting an experiment

    Book your place for our 2023 Open Events

    We are delighted to launch our Open Event dates for the 2023-2024 Autumn Term! You are warmly invited to join us to discover how we inspire, develop and support our pupils.

    Friday 8th September 2023

  • A-level students with their results

    A-level Results: Congratulations to the Class of 2023!

    Congratulations to our Upper Sixth on their fantastic A-Level results!

    Thursday 17th August 2023

  • Guest speaker Dr Pritchard talks to the crowd at Speech Day 2023

    Speech Day celebration of students’ success

    The grand surroundings of the Stockport Plaza played host to the 2023 Senior School Speech Day as the school community came together to celebrate a year of success at SGS.

    Monday 10th July 2023

  • The editorial team of the 2023 Like, Literary Magazine

    Theme of healing central to latest issue of Like, Literary

    The 2023 edition of ‘Like, Literary’, the school’s annual Literary magazine, has been published and, this year, the publication looks at the idea of literature as a healing force.

    Friday 7th July 2023

  • Members of the editorial team of Issue 8 of the SGS Historian magazine

    Issue 8 of SGS Historian now live

    Issue 8 of the ‘SGS Historian’, a magazine created by Sixth Form students and History staff, is now available to read.

    Thursday 6th July 2023

  • Dancers with umbrellas during the 2023 Dance Summer Showcase

    Dancers delight at the Summer Showcase

    SGS dancers embraced the opportunity to share the pieces they have been working on in their dance clubs since Easter at the Summer Showcase.

    Friday 23rd June 2023

  • Lower Sixth Politics students in the Supreme Court during their trip to London

    Students place themselves at heart of political system during trip

    Twenty Lower Sixth students headed to London on an exciting trip that saw them visit the Houses of Parliament and the Supreme Court. For the first time the trip included a cohort of A-level Politics students, alongside prospective undergraduate social scientists eager to learn more about the legal and political workings of our system.

    Monday 19th June 2023

  • Littlewoods Butchers - the winners of the 2023 Bursary Golf Day

    Teeing off for the Bursary Fund

    Celebrating its 20th anniversary, Stockport Grammar School’s Bursary Golf Day, in association with Vernon Building Society, was blessed with stunning blue skies, warm weather and a course in fantastic condition.

    Friday 16th June 2023

  • Head of Sixth Form Mr Stone launches the 2023 Higher Education Conference

    Higher Education Conference 2023

    Lower Sixth students learnt more about the opportunities available to them after they leave SGS at this year’s hugely informative two-day Higher Education conference.

    Monday 12th June 2023