All the Fun of the Science Fair!

On Monday 13th March, to launch Science Week 2017, we hosted our first ever Year 7 Science Fair. All projects were completed voluntarily and independently and it was amazing to have 40 pupils taking part, creating 28 equally amazing projects. Projects included models of projectiles, home-made lava lamps, the structure…

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This year marks the 20th Anniversary of World Book Day so it was only fitting that we celebrated in style. We started the week with a group of 30 Year 7 students participating in a World Book Day Extravaganza at Altrincham Boys Grammar where not 1 but 3 authors gave…

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Pictured above are the enterprising students who made up the Urmston Grammar team that was runner-up in the North West regional final of this year’s Coca Cola European Partners (CCEP) ‘Real Business Challenge’. To gain their runners-up place, the team had to present to a panel of judges from the…

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Medals for Max

Congratulations to Year 10 student, Max Martin, who has picked up swimming medals, representing his team Swim Trafford. At the recent ASA British Nationals at Pond Forge in Sheffield, Max took first place in the England 50-metre butterfly race and came third in the England 100-metre butterfly. A fabulous personal…

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Safer Internet Day

Today (February 7) is Safer Internet Day. Here at Urmston Grammar our students’ safety, both online and in the real world, is paramount. The internet is a wonderful tool with infinite possibilities and opportunities, if we learn to use it with care and consideration. It is an exercise in futility…

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Poetry By Heart 2017

Congratulations to Bethany Molyneux who has won the Urmston Grammar Poetry By Heart competition for the second year running. Bethany’s flawless renditions of Tennyson’s Ulysses and The Fish by Elizabeth Bishop saw off stiff competition from her poetry-performing peers. Emily Greaves was her worthy runner-up while Ange Boli took the…

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News Fresh from the Factory

On a cold January Friday (last week), 15 of our Year 7 and 8 students visited The Media Factory in Media City. Media Factory gives students a whole day of media-based experience and activity. Trained by professionals and mentored by Salford University students, our pupils got the opportunity to make…

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