Principal’s blog: Mrs Wall

 My visit to Number 10 Last term, I received a special invitation to a reception at 10 Downing Street to celebrate “Good Schools for Everyone” and was asked to choose one student from the school to accompany me. It was an amazing privilege to represent the school, although I have…

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Principal’s blog: Mrs Wall

Urmston Grammar is proud to be a co-educational school. It is our aim to ensure that all students, girls and boys, achieve their full potential. But as today is International Women’s Day I would like to focus on the females in our school community – it is essential that every…

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Safer Internet Day

Today (February 7) is Safer Internet Day. Here at Urmston Grammar our students’ safety, both online and in the real world, is paramount. The internet is a wonderful tool with infinite possibilities and opportunities, if we learn to use it with care and consideration. It is an exercise in futility…

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Principal’s blog: Mrs Wall

Once upon a time (well,17 years ago), the Society for Storytelling started its annual National Storytelling Week, to highlight the importance of the oral tradition of storytelling – the very first way of communicating life experiences and the creative imagination. From folklore to fairytales, family history to our nation’s history,…

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Principal’s blog: Mrs Wall

Hello everyone and Merry Christmas! We are heading towards the end of term, so I wanted to look back at some of the highlights we have enjoyed over the past school weeks. The school community enjoyed a fantastic KS3 performance of ‘Fifteen Reasons Not To Be In A Play’. Everyone…

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