Red January: Challenge Realised

Staff from Urmston Grammar have succeeded in meeting the Red January Challenge and, in so doing, raising a wonderful £630 for charity – so far! RED January is a nationwide initiative that encourages people, of all abilities, to get active every day during January to beat the blues away. More…

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William is a Winner!

Congratulations to William  who, having negotiated a series of online cyber challenges, has qualified for a SANS foundation Course! This is a very significant achievement, something that only three students from Urmston Grammar have done previously. SANS Foundations is an industry-renowned course. The course provides students with the practical learning and…

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Diego is a World Changer!

Year 8 student, Diego, has been awarded a runner-up prize in Pearson’s World Changer Awards. Inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, 13-year-old Diego decided to spark change at Urmston Grammar by suggesting changes to the History curriculum to include more black, Asian and minority ethnicity history. He wrote to…

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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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