More Urmston Volleyballers on England’s Books

Three more students from Urmston Grammar have made it on to England’s volleyball squads.  Following open trials, Year 12 student Morgan Donaldson was selected for the England Junior (U19) Girls squad; also from Year 12, Ethan Lee-Akinya successfully made it into the England Junior (U19) Boys squad; and George Frith…

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Tribute to an ex Head Teacher

Miss E G Lowe.1927-2020 Deputy Head of Urmston Grammar School for Girls from 1968. Acting Head after the retirement of Miss Jobling. Former Staff and Students at Urmston Grammar School for Girls will have vivid memories of Miss Lowe who has died aged 93. She was a great character and…

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German Stars of the Month

The German department has been so impressed with the effort and attitude to their learning of students across the year groups that they have been nominated as Stars of the Month or, auf Deutsch, ‘Sterne des Monats’…

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Lower School BLM Reading List Part 2

Jasmine Smith and Maisie Cooper, now in Year 8,  have been busy compiling their lists of reading material which will enable us all to broaden our cultural horizons and gain a greater insight into the minds and lives of those who come from backgrounds that may be very different from…

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She’s Done It!

A big well done to Ella Adams who, on Monday, completed – on schedule – her 241-mile walk from her home in Urmston to Durdle Door, in Dorset! Ella undertook the walk, with her father and sister, Chloe, in order to raise money for the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation,…

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UGS Students Have Their Work Published

During Lockdown, our students have been encouraged, by Mr. Bridge, to enter a competition, organised by UoM, which allows them to use their writing skills imaginatively to capture the experience of living through a pandemic.  Our students, Caitlin Bones and Madeleine Storer rose to the challenge and have successfully become published…

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Commendation for Jasmine’s Lockdown Poem

Congratulations go to Year 7 student, Jasmine Smith who, like the celebrated Anne Frank, committed her thoughts to paper during a lockdown situation.  Where Anne Frank presented her thoughts in diary form during World War II, Jasmine has been inspired to present her thoughts in verse on the Covid-19 Lockdown, making…

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