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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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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