Ruby’s Royal Academy Acclaim

Year 8 student, Ruby Owen Hull, is to have her artwork exhibited by the Royal Academy! Before and during Lockdown, Urmston Grammar students from years 7-12 were challenged to produce work for the Royal Academy of Arts Summer Show.   “Fantastic news – what an accomplishment!” exclaimed Principal, Mrs R.…

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Iceland 2020: Ciara Creates Chaos (Initially,,,)

Back in February, the Geography department took a group of students on a trip to the remarkable island of Iceland.  Year 10 student, Matthew Ingham, produced this log of his experiences: Sunday 9thFebruary – Storm Ciara Strikes… Ready to expand our horizons, we all met at Manchester Airport at 9,00…

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Flash Fiction: We Have a Winner!

A competition open to all Urmston Grammar students, the Flash Fiction short story prize has been won by Katie Heggs (y12) for her entry: ‘Not Dark Yet’. Staff from across the school volunteered to judge the competition, and a shortlist of entries, with no indication of the students’ names or ages,…

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Can you help Ella?

Year 10 Urmston Grammar Student Ella Adams is planning a huge walk for charity, from her home in Urmston to Durdle Door in Dorset. She  plans to do this walk in August (hoping that the lockdown will have ended by then). She is raising money for the Roy Castle Lung…

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Winning Teamwork

Congratulations to Urmston Grammar’s Young Enterprise team – they have been awarded the prize for Teamwork at this year’s Trafford Young Enterprise Showcase. Usually, this would involve the Young Enterprise team presenting live before a panel of judges but, given the current social distancing regulations, the team – instead – had…

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