National Careers Week (2nd-7th March 2020)

National Careers Week was launched at Urmston Grammar on Monday 2nd March during Form Time with a careers focused lesson prepared by the CEIAG Co-ordinator on ‘Staying Positive (Resilience)’ followed by a ‘Guess Which Teacher/Staff? Quiz’, whereas Year 8 instead spent time preparing for two employer events that followed. The…

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Students and Remote Working

These details can also be found under the Weblink are of our website along with links for the Web Portal and Remote Desktop. For students working from home, please read the following information below. Students in year 7, 8 and 9 (KS3) should only be using the Web Portal –…

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Covid-19 update

Dear Parent/Carer, Government advice about self-isolation remains the same so please check my email message from yesterday or https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-stay-at-home-guidance. Thank you to the parents who have contacted school via office@urmstongrammar.org.uk  and explained their decision to self-isolate with their child because someone in their immediate family is in a vulnerable group. I know that…

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World Book Day: Just the Ticket!

World Book Day at Urmston Grammar We had a fantastic week of events to celebrate World Book Day, starting with a pop-up bookshop where students enjoyed redeeming their WBD vouchers on site from an amazing choice of new & best-selling books. Our ever popular Book Swap enabled students from across…

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2020: Space Odyssey

24 of Urmston Grammar’s girls, from year 8 to year13, went to NASA Johnson Space Centre in Houston to visit the space centre and take part in workshops at the Space Centre University. It was an exciting, enjoyable and challenging trip, and – as trip coordinator, B. Motiwala, says –…

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On Their Way to the Final!

Year 11 girls (with some year 9s who travelled as substitutes) were in Kettering over the weekend competing at the U16 Girls Volleyball National Championships. The Urmston team won all 3 of their final group stage matches and were then victorious in the semi-final.  The girls will now go on to play…

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Young Debaters Test Their Mettle on Trip to Durham

Urmston Grammar’s Debating Teams travelled to Durham for the North Regional Round of the International Competition for Young Debaters on Saturday the 29thof February. After an early rise and a two-hour train journey, all eight of the debaters arrived at Durham University for the day-long competition. A variety of topics…

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Franglais Liaison: Scary But Fun!

On 19 February, the Languages Faculty hosted 48 pupils from Collège Jacques Mercusot near Dijon. As our French visitors were here for most of the day, 9 of our French groups were able to work with them – nearly 200 UG students in total. A typical activity involved three French…

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