A record number of top grades at Urmston Grammar

As 10:00 am approached, the main doors opened and students headed for the school gym. The mood of nervous anticipation amongst Year 11 students and their parents soon turned to elation as they cerebrated some outstanding GCSE results. Mrs Wall, Principal, said, “This year has been unchartered waters for all…

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Unser Klassenausflug nach München

Year 10 Trip to Munich Boarding the plane on Sunday morning, I can honestly say I wasn’t sure what to expect out of this trip. The meetings before the trip were informative, but you still can’t really know until get there. Nevertheless, I was hopeful of being able to develop…

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It’s Raining Records!

It rained in Manchester on Friday.  Nothing unusual about that, you might say – except it hadn’t rained for a month or more.  The last time it rained was when Robbie Williams put on the UNICEF charity football match at Old Trafford.  Anyway, Friday was Urmston Grammar’s Sports Day.  Cue the rain! …

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Urmston Gymnast Triumphs Again!

Officially the best junior gymnasts in the Country! Much decorated gymnast, Liza Breykina in Year 8, has won again.  Her team, Ribby Hall Rhythmic Gymnastics Club, triumphed at the Rhythmic Gymnastics British Championships, held at the International Centre in Telford from 22-24 June. Liza, pictured here second from the left,…

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Saul’s Palace Visit

Year 8 Urmston Grammar Student and Trafford Police Cadet, Saul McIntyre, is pictured here at the Palace of Westminster in London. Saul, in his role as a police cadet, was on hand at the Manchester Marathon in April, dutifully handing out bottles of water to runners and tidying up the…

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Voyage à Paris 2018

On Monday morning (the first day of our trip), we had to board a coach very early in the morning (5.00 a.m. to be precise). We travelled for 8 hours before arriving, ready to take the ferry, at Dover. On the ferry, we had an hour and a half to…

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Media Factory Visit

On Friday 22nd June, a group of enthusiastic junior journalists from Urmston Grammar took a trip out to Salford University in Media City, where they attended a Media Factory workshop.  Working with students from the university and with industry professionals, they familiarised themselves with the key news stories of the…

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