Sports Day

In contrast to the grisly drizzle that accompanied last year’s sports day (one of the few days of rain that was had at all last summer), this year’s event at the Etihad was blessed with… well, initially, cloud – which was a good thing, because it didn’t get too hot…

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Go4Set Victory

Congratulations to our Go4Set team who won the People’s Choice Award for their brilliant eco-friendly ‘re-design’ of Urmston Grammar. The team was made up of students: Abby Bowden, Tom Davies, Cahill Holder, Nathaniel McMurray, Muhammad Rajeb and Eleni Vourliotis. Congratulations also to staff members, J. Leech, A.Wilson, T. Barber and…

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World Beaters!

Congratulations to Liza Breykina and her Ribby Hall team mates who have been representing Great Britain in the Irini Cup 2019 international gymnastics competition, in Greece, and have come back cup winners! Selection took place in December, and  – as the best junior (Under 15) team in the country –…

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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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