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  • Sixth Form visit to the heart of political system

    Seventeen Lower Sixth students visited the Houses of Parliament, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Supreme Court to learn more about Politics, History, International Relations and Law during an action-packed day that saw them thrust into the heart of British politics.

    Wednesday 19th June 2019

  • Exciting futures ahead for Sixth Form after Higher Education Conference

    Lower Sixth pupils 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.

    Thursday 13th June 2019

  • Sixth Form facilities development

    Stockport Grammar School is excited to announce a significant development of Sixth Form facilities.

    Wednesday 22nd May 2019

  • Upper Sixth celebrate their SGS years

    Good luck wishes, bouncy castles and a barbecue were the order of the day when our Upper Sixth Form Leavers celebrated their time at SGS with an emotional last assembly and a spectacular music concert.

    Tuesday 7th May 2019

  • Young Enterprise

    Pupils excel in National Competitions

    Pupils from all years have been competing in different academic challenges and competitions across the country to expand their knowledge and build a passion for learning.

    Thursday 18th April 2019

  • RNCM Spring Concert 2019

    Spectacular concert at the RNCM

    This year’s Spring Concert saw over 100 excited pupils, from First Year to Upper Sixth, travel to the prestigious Royal Northern College of Music to delight the audience with an evening of exceptional music.

    Tuesday 26th March 2019

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream

    A magical production of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

    Two dazzling performances of Shakespeare’s comedy ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ brought together the talents of over 60 actors and dancers from across the Senior School.

    Friday 22nd March 2019

  • University offers celebrated by Upper Sixth students

    Congratulations to our Upper Sixth students as they celebrate offers from prestigious institutions across the country, including the universities of Cambridge and Oxford.

    Tuesday 19th March 2019

  • UK Mathematics Trust’s Senior Mathematical Challenge

    Excelling in STEM

    From excelling in competitions to taking part in workshops and listening to inspiring speakers, the first half of the school year has seen pupils enjoy a wide range of additional STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) activities. 

    Friday 1st March 2019

  • Musicians shine ahead of RNCM Spring Concert

    Ahead of this year’s Spring Concert, which is taking place at the prestigious Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) on 21st March, our musicians have been impressing with selections for distinguished bands, outstanding Associated Board Music exam results, a visit to the Royal Albert Hall and award success.

    Wednesday 27th February 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • SGS Historian secures back-to-back national awards

    The third edition of the ‘SGS Historian’, a magazine created by Lower Sixth pupils in the History department, has picked up a Young Historian Award for the second year running.

    Friday 26th October 2018

  • London visit fuels artistry and design innovation

    Sixth Form students studying Art and Design Technology enjoyed a day visit to London to gather valuable source material and research for their practical work.

    Saturday 20th October 2018

  • Careers Convention 2018

    Careers Convention

    The biennial Careers Convention brought together over 65 representatives from a wide range of professions, industries and universities to offer advice and information to pupils and their parents concerning possible choices of career and Higher Education courses.

    Thursday 11th October 2018