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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.

  • Trips and projects inspire artistic creativity

    SGS creatives have been working hard to develop their artistic skills and techniques under the expert guidance of our Art and Design department.

    Monday 17th January 2022

  • Community comes together for Carol Services

    St George’s Church played host to both the Senior and Junior School Carol Services during the last week of the Autumn term.

    Monday 20th December 2021

  • Musicians produce cracking performances at Christmas Concert

    An excited crowd headed to the Dining Hall to take in the wonderful sounds of SGS musicians who performed a plethora of songs at the Christmas Concert.

    Wednesday 8th December 2021

  • Autumn Concert welcomes appreciative audience back to SGS

    It was amazing to have a live crowd back at Stockport Grammar School for the Autumn Concert, the first in-person concert since the Spring term of 2020.

    Wednesday 1st December 2021

  • Albert Johnston Award success for Lydia

    Lower Sixth student Lydia Barker will travel across the Irish Sea after impressing the judges to win this year’s Albert Johnston Award competition.

    Monday 29th November 2021

  • Kindness shines through during Anti-bullying week

    The Senior School marked Anti-Bullying Week with a special assembly, dedicated form time and an inspiring One Kind Word activity.

    Wednesday 24th November 2021

  • Drama production dazzles

    Audiences at this year’s drama production were transported from Stockport to Narnia during three amazing performances of ‘The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe’.

    Thursday 18th November 2021

  • Taking Stock Issue 78 now available

    The 2021 Autumn/Winter 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.

    Wednesday 17th November 2021

  • Students take part in the History Podcast Project

    History podcast shines light on inspirational black figures

    During the year the SGS History department are making a series of podcasts which will be released at certain points throughout 2021-2022.

    Tuesday 9th November 2021

  • The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe poster

    Excitement builds for autumn Drama Production

    This year’s autumn Drama Production is ‘The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe’ and the excitement within the SSG community is palpable with the performance dates fast approaching.

    Tuesday 9th November 2021

  • Black History Month window display

    SGS marks Black History Month

    October was Black History Month in the UK and pupils and staff have taken part in a range of activities.

    Wednesday 3rd November 2021

  • SGS musicians have been selected for The Hallé Orchestra

    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

  • A double page from the 2021 Art Catalogue

    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

  • Clara Zelhof will play the violin and piano in the Junior RNCM

    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