Beth is National Runner-Up

Beth Molyneux, in Year 12 at Urmston Grammar, has achieved second place in the national Poetry by Heart competition. Poetry by Heart is a competition where students learn celebrated poems ‘by heart’ and then recite them, typically before a live audience. Beth’s journey to success began with her winning Urmston…

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Music from the Movies

On an unseasonably warm evening in late March, the music department put on a red hot show, featuring music made famous in the movies.  The packed audience was treated to a wide range of genres from a broad spectrum of performers, with staff and students, instrumentalists and singers, soloists, duos and…

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Churchill College or Bust?

On Saturday the 22nd of April, three of Urmston Grammar’s Year Eleven Students – Kemi Osobukola, Matthew Audcent and Jasmine Shaw – competed in the final of the prestigious English Speaking Union’s Public Speaking Competition. Held at the University of Cambridge, on the campus of the beautiful Churchill College (home to 32…

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Translator Extraordinaire!

Congratulations to Joanne McNulty who has won a special mention award at the EU Young Translators Competition.  Only one winner per country could be chosen, even though candidates from the UK submitted translations from the 23 different languages. For Joanne to receive a special mention in the competition is, therefore, a major achievement. A…

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Visit to No 10

Urmston Grammar Principal Mrs R Wall and Year 8 student Ange Boli were at 10 Downing Street (on Monday) last week. Mrs Wall was there by special invitation, and she was allowed to choose one student from the school to accompany her. At the Prime Minister’s residence, Mrs Wall and…

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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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