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Former Headmaster, Mr Hugh Wright (OS 1979-1985), revisits SGS

We were thrilled to welcome back Former Headmaster, Mr Hugh Wright (1979-1985), and Former Staff and Pupils for a reunion and afternoon tea as part of our Alumni event series this month.
22 Nov 2021
Alumni News

We were thrilled to welcome back Former Headmaster, Mr Hugh Wright (1979-1985), as well as Former Staff and Pupils who taught and attended SGS during Hugh's leadership, for a reunion and afternoon tea as part of our Alumni event series last week.

Mr Wright entertained us with a discussion on the significant developments that shaped the future of Stockport Grammar School under his leadership and also highlighted the importance of Founder, Sir Edmond Shaa's, will and the Bursary Fund in being instrumental in continuing to fund talented, local pupils to access the exceptional education Stockport Grammar School can offer, regardless of family income.

The event offered us the opportunity to showcase our new Sixth Form Facilities, introduced by Headmaster, Dr Owen. Our thanks to Mr David Stone, Head of Sixth Form and pupils for allowing us to showcase the space. Upper Sixth Form pupil Matthew Schofield also discussed the opportunities and support he has received since joining the Sixth Form in 2020 to give visitors an insight on life at SGS today.

You can find out more about how our Bursary Fund continues to support talented pupils here.

The event guest list included Hugh Wright, Jill Wright, Andrew Wright, Jan Turley nee Bleasdell, Lydia Bowden, Rachel Chadwick, Victoria Jones, Alison Jones, Samantha Robinson Williams, Victoria Stansfield, Paul Durand, Andrew Gardiner, rob loveday, Punk Takiar, Jonathan Lee, Richard Brocklebank, Ian Hall, Andy (Archie) Roberts, Jonathan Reeves, Johannah Stretton, Tim Stretton, Stephen Hatton, Julian Holt, Raj Ruia, Martin Little, John Shackleton, Paul Carr, Stuart Helm, Paddy Barr, Richard Barr, Gill Gibbons, Mary Harris, Alan Heath, Rayna Johnson, Wally Krywonos, Len Kynaston, Gill Little, Geraldine Shannon-Little, Gill Lockwood, Derek Lowe, David Martin, Liz Nott, Donald Potts, Issy Shackleton, Tim Woffenden, Carol Condliffe, Angela Foulkes, David Foulkes, paul owen, Heather Fenton, Joanne Clague, Rachel Horsford, Rob McPherson, Vivienne Arrowsmith, Rebecca Shawcross.

Thanks also to Mrs Gosling, Mr Croft and Catering and Caretaking Teams for putting on a superb event.

#leadership #philanthrophy #reunion #events2021

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