Sophie’s in Gypsy

Year 7 pupil Sophie Trueman has landed a part in The Royal Exchange’s musical production of ‘Gypsy’. Sophie, a member of the Denton-based Stagebox Theatre Company, attended numerous auditions and even saw two plum children’s roles offered to her best friends before an email landed in her mother’s inbox to…

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Roald Dahl day

It was Roald Dahl Day this week and to celebrate an author, who has a special place for many on their reading journey from childhood, and to welcome our new Year 7s to the library at Urmston Grammar, we hosted a quiz on his popular books. It was fantastic to…

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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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