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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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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