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Sixth Form News


A list of Sixth Form 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.

  • Talented musicians secure Hallé selection

    A number of talented SGS musicians are celebrating after being offered places in the Hallé Youth Orchestra and the Hallé Youth Choir.

    Monday 25th October 2021

  • Pupils in a Chemistry laboratory

    Open Events 2021 – Book your place now

    The staff and pupils at Stockport Grammar School are looking forward to welcoming you for a series of Open Events scheduled for this Autumn Term.

    Friday 1st October 2021

  • Catalogue showcases stunning creativity of artists

    The amazing artistic ability of last year’s A-level and GCSE Art students has been documented in a colourful and jam-packed gallery catalogue.

    Thursday 30th September 2021

  • Musicians impress with RNCM offers and exam distinctions

    Gifted SGS musicians have demonstrated their burgeoning talent with two pupils being selected for the Junior Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) and a raft of impressive exam results.

    Friday 24th September 2021

  • Pleased students collect their A-level results

    A-level Results: Congratulations to the Class of 2021!

    Well done to our Upper Sixth who are collecting their A-level results this morning, with 86% of the grades awarded at A* to B and 58% at A* and A. You are a fantastic year group and we are immensely proud of your hard work and achievements!

    Tuesday 10th August 2021

  • Taste of Dance 2021

    Dancers shine on the stage

    Fifth Year and Sixth Form dancers put on a stunning show as they performed in a ‘Taste of Dance’, a smaller scale live-streamed dance show put on towards the end of the 2020-2021 academic year.

    Tuesday 3rd August 2021

  • Nursery pupils playing outside

    Issue 77 of Taking Stock now available

    The final issue of the school’s termly magazine, Taking Stock, of the 2020-2021 academic year is now available to download and read from the Magazines and Publications section of the school website.

    Wednesday 28th July 2021

  • Like, Literary's editorial team

    SGS showcases literary talent

    Following last year’s successful launch, we are delighted that the school’s literary magazine ‘Like, Literary’ has returned for a second edition.

    Thursday 1st July 2021

  • Issue Six of SGS Historian

    Latest SGS Historian edition now released

    Issue Six of the ‘SGS Historian’, a magazine created by Lower Sixth pupils in the History department, is now available to read.

    Friday 18th June 2021

  • Jonny Parks talk at the 2021 Higher Education Conference

    Higher Education Conference 2021

    Lower Sixth students attended a two-day Higher Education conference held at school to assist them with their forthcoming applications for University, Higher and Degree level apprenticeships and the world of work.

    Tuesday 15th June 2021

  • Sophia has been offered places at various Stage Schools including Laine Theatre Arts

    Talented SGS dancers secure offers at prestigious dance schools

    Four dancers from SGS have been offered places at prestigious dance schools after delivering fantastic performances at their auditions.

    Friday 4th June 2021

  • Students with their Industrial Cadets Gold Project certificates

    Students impress in Industrial Cadets Scheme

    Six Lower Sixth students utilised their problem solving and engineering skills as they took part in this year’s Industrial Cadets Gold Project.

    Monday 31st May 2021

  • Upper Sixth students celebrate University offers

    Upper Sixth students celebrate University offers

    In this most extraordinary of years, our Upper Sixth students continue to receive offers from prestigious institutions across the country.

    Tuesday 27th April 2021

  • Founder's Day 2021 cover image

    Gratitude is the theme of Founder’s Day

    On the 19th March we celebrated 534 years since the foundation of Stockport Grammar School by Sir Edmond Shaa, Prime Warden of the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths and Mayor of London.  Pupils, staff and Old Stopfordians marked the occasion with a Virtual Founder’s Day Service directed by School Chaplain Reverend Leaver.

    Monday 22nd 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

  • 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