An Interview with Miss Berrisford

By Nayan K, Ollie J and Lizzie H Over the past year, we have seen several changes here at Stafford Grammar School (and we aren’t talking about lockdown for once!).   At the end of the last school year, we … Continue reading

A reflection of SGS musicals over the past 7 years

by Nina Fitton Although the past year has been very strange, for me, and I am sure for many others, one of the biggest sacrifices we have had to make is foregoing this year’s school musical. This week would have … Continue reading

Christmas Gifts!

By Nayan, Ollie and Lizzie It’s that special time of year again. When the tinsel is shiny and the lights are dazzling. It’s Christmas time! Christmas is a time for people to reflect on the year just gone and to … Continue reading

Pets of SGS

By Nayan, 9F This year we decided to host a competition for the pets of SGS. The categories included… Most handsome pet Best image Most unique Cutest Most skilled Coolest pet. The owners of the contestants sent in a photo … Continue reading

Improving our environment, one apron at a time!

By Nayan, Ollie and Lizzie The three big topics in the news these days are Brexit, Coronavirus and Climate Change. While Brexit trade deals may be beyond our control, there are lots of things we can do to improve the … Continue reading

UK Parliament Week

By Nayan, Ollie and Lizzie This half term we marked UK Parliament week in school. This is an annual festival engaging people from all across the UK with parliament. Young people are encouraged to explore what politics means to them … Continue reading

Year 9 students take on newsletter

Enthusiastic students Ollie Jones, Nayan Kumar and Lizzie Hammond have decided to set themselves the challenge of bringing together news, achievements and points of interest and publishing them on the blog. Look out over the coming weeks as they start … Continue reading

Year 9 Game Programming

At the end of the Autumn/beginning of the Spring Term, Year 9 were given the opportunity to program computer games using Game Maker Studio 2. Everyone did really well but two games, from Rory Sandy and Roman Gillies-Morgan really stood … Continue reading

Be Someone – The Competition

This year has seen our school reflect on our values, which have been brought together with the powerful phrase, “Be Someone”.  To round off this very unusual and challenging year, we want pupils to take part in a competition that … Continue reading

Kindness Week

We asked pupils to reflect on the theme of kindness for Kindness Week.  7F was particularly forthcoming in spreading kindness and we wanted to share their actions with our wider school community. It was lovely to hear of pupils spreading … Continue reading

7F don’t let lockdown get in the way of their aspirations!

Lessons have been continuing in SGS, just in a different format. In PSHE today, 7F have been learning about aspirations and how they can achieve their goals. They came up with some lovely ideas. Well done 7F!

The Addams Family – the Musical!

By Saskia Cummings Ladies and gentlemen, the wait is finally over! The Addams family is set to preform this week and I’m sure were all excited to see what spooky surprises the show has in store for us. Mrs fletcher … Continue reading

Children In Need 2019

SGS marks Children In Need by allowing pupils to come to school in their own clothes in exchange for a small fine. Our sixth form students attend in fancy dress and the event happens to coincide with the handing out … Continue reading

Teechers Opens Tonight!

By Saskia Cummings (Interviews with Mrs Fletcher, Louis Law and Adam Merron) This week the long-awaited production of ‘Teechers’ will hit the Stafford Grammar stage! This junior production has been in the works for several months now. With excellent direction … Continue reading

When are you too old to go trick or treating?

By Saskia Cummings So it’s nearly Halloween, which for many young people means excessive sweet consumption and ASDA costumes! Although it is originally an American tradition, Halloween has spread like wild fire in recent decades and is now celebrated by … Continue reading

Prize Giving

by Saskia Cummings Prize giving is held every year as a celebration of the success of our students. It is an excellent tradition, which allows teachers, parents and pupils to recognise student triumphs. I find its always interesting to see … Continue reading

Welcome back!

It has been a busy first month of term and we asked our pupils about their experiences so far. We are pleased that our Year 7 students have settled in well, and they had some lovely things to say about … Continue reading

9 to 5 – an amazing performance!

The musical is always a highlight of any school year and, after years of top shows, expectations are always high. This year’s choice, 9 to 5, was fantastic. It had all the ingredients for success: great songs, a funny plot … Continue reading

Liv Smith: Seven Musicals in Seven Years

Liv reflects on her participation in seven (yes, seven!) musicals in Stafford Grammar School. If you haven’t got your tickets yet, hurry up – they’re nearly gone! “From my very first solo on stage in the prep school as the … Continue reading

My Last Year: Reflections of a Head Girl

As Tori’s time as Head Girl nears its end, she reflects on her time in SGS: I only have a few months left as Head of School at Stafford Grammar School, therefore I thought I would write about some of … Continue reading

A new home for our blog!

Welcome to this new space dedicated to sharing the achievements and experiences of our pupils.  We hope that you will enjoy reading the words of our students and staff as they you an insight into their school lives and outside … Continue reading