Ballerina Superstar

Charlotte Bean of 7R is a dancing sensation, achieving great success on an international stage! Charlotte has been taking part in the Youth America Grand Prix.  First, she went to Paris where she performed two contemporary dance solos and two ballet solos, and was judged good enough to go through to…

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Cheers!

Christmas comes each time this year, And UGS is full of cheer The sixth form gang have dressed the tree, A grotto too, with elvish glee – To cheer the kids from Delamere.     Adding to the festive mix Are Baz and Tom with magic tricks. Persuaded by some…

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Design a Book Themed Christmas Card

Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Library Christmas competition to design a Book themed Christmas card. There were some amazing entries who took their inspiration from books as diverse as The Maze Runner and Charlotte’s Web, but the winning entries were: Julia Zhou 8T for this stunning Harry Potter…

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Maths Challenge Champs!

Congratulations to Rahul Abraham, Alex Lindop, Oliver Sowden and Nat Manley!  They have just won the regional Senior Maths Challenge Held at Manchester University, the challenge puts the students through some tough tests of mathematical ingenuity, as they pit their numerical wits against the talents of students from across the…

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Walking the Way of the War Poets

    On the 14th October, year 10 students, Harriet Short and Ange Boli, along with Urmston Grammar’s Poetry by Heart organiser, Mrs Sandys, set off on a Centenary Battlefields tour, run in partnership with the Department for Education and UCL. The tour was different from other tours, because it…

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England Call-Up

Izzie Watson and Mia Bradbury, in Year 10, are the latest of our students to be called up to the England volleyball team. On the recommendation of Urmston Grammar coach, Mr. Ainsworth, Mia and Izzie attended a selection session at the National Volleyball Centre in Kettering, on October 21st.  Four days later,…

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Let’s Sing (2018)…

…and why not? Scientific studies have proven that singing improves our mood, bringing a decrease in stress, depression and anxiety.  And furthermore, communal singing offers even greater benefits, as the singer gains a sense of belonging.  Physical health is also given a boost, as blood pressure may be lowered, immunity elevated, and…

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Singing for Britain

Year 8 student, Mia Crook, is a singer with nationally recognized talent, not just a member the Halle Children’s Choir, based in Manchester, but of the National Children’s Choir of Great Britain. It’s only three years since Mia began to take classical singing lessons.  Currently, she has a Grade 3 qualification and…

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