International Competition for Young Debaters

The Urmston Grammar Urmston Grammar debating duo of Harriet Short and Ange Boli got through regional rounds to make it to the final of ICYD competition on the 27th of April.The International Competition for Young Debaters (ICYD) is an annual debating competition in the British Parliamentary format in which young…

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Durham Debaters 2019

Urmston Grammar had a record 6 teams at the 2019 Durham Schools’ Debating Competition on the 30th and 31st of March this year. Durham Schools’ Debating Competition is the largest residential schools’ debating competition in the world, presenting a unique opportunity where school pupils from all walks of life and a…

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Another Volleyball Success Story!

Following in the footsteps of Jess Tasker, Frankie Frize, Izzie Watson and Mia Bradbury, Urmston Grammar has produced yet another squad member for the England volleyball team. This time it’s Year 12 student Abi Littler. Abi successfully trialed for the England Junior (Under 19) squad, at the National Volleyball Centre…

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WBD at UGS

This year we started our World Book Day activities with the popular Golden Ticket search with students from a range of year groups competing to solve the literary clues and track down the elusive Golden Tickets, concealed in books ranging from Great Expectations to The Maze Runner. We then hosted Book…

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Sheffield Steal

Sheffield Steel: Triumphan Tabs

Tabs Ozard and her amazing skating teammates, Whizz Kids, have stolen the show again, this time taking the first prize at Sheffield to win the Steel City Trophy.  The Whizz kids scaters continue to scale dizzy heights with their performances, with two of the team scoring personal bests at the…

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What a Great Achievement!

Urmston Grammar has succeeded in getting two teams into the finals of one of the most prestigious school debating competitions in the country: The Oxford University Schools’ Competition. Commonly known as Oxford Schools’, the Oxford Union Society’s annual schools’ competition is the largest British Parliamentary school-level debating competition in the…

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Tabs Set for Finnish(ing) School

Year 8 student, Tabs Ozard, has been selected to be part of an elite group of ice skaters who will attend a camp in Finland later this year. Tabs has enjoyed considerable success with her Altrincham-based team: they won last year’s British Junior B Championship; and came second in the…

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Mock United Nations

Congratulations to members of our sixth form who participated in the Mock United Nations conference at Manchester High School on the 26th and 27th of January. This year’s theme was ‘justice’ and the conference seized the opportunity to promote justice in the variety of debates and discussions that took place…

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