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Diverse pupils,
courageous leaders,
lasting impact.

Diverse pupils,
courageous leaders,
lasting impact.


Philanthropy is a central part of the SGS ethos.

Our community members care for each other and regularly consider how they can give back – from one off gifts, to leaving a legacy in their will.

We value volunteers and donors at all levels, and will give you regular updates on your contribution is making a difference to pupils today and tomorrow. Our priority is to ensure as many of the brightest children as possible can access a quality education at SGS, regardless of their ability to pay. To find out more please get in touch with Rachel Horsford, External Relations Director on 0161 419 2408.

'I give to the Bursary Fund because I fully support the SGS ethos to give any bright child an education at SGS, regardless of their financial background. The diversity here is one of the reasons why Debs and I chose this school that is giving our own daughters so many opportunities. We are delighted to be donors - alongside those who give their time, expertise and advice' Adrian Bloor (Governor) and Debs Seals. 

—Adrian Bloor - Parent and Governor

The huge success of the school in recent decades is there for all to see as they drive past it on the Buxton Road. That is the best possible basis on which to remake the point that has been made so often and which has met with a most generous response from so many whose donations have been funding Bursaries to replace as many as those state funded places as possible - I understand that this last year more than one hundred and fifty applications were made for the 15 bursaries offered at 11. That historic role has not been forgotten. But it would be better if there were more – means tested of course - so the school can continue to occupy its historic place in the community.

—Hugh Wright - Former Headteacher

I have come to realise how my education provided a very positive influence on my life and have therefore become a passionate believer in the provision of high quality education for all children regardless of their background.

I am now in the fortunate position of having an income sufficient to allow me to contribute each year to the SGS Bursary Fund and thereby assist in allowing a limited number of able students from financially limited families to be educated at the school. 

—Chris Fox, OS 1966

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The sun was shining and the course looking excellent as the Stockport Grammar Bursary Golf Day teams took to the fairway at Stockport Golf Club on Thu… More...

The Duke of Edinburgh Award

As one of the largest independent providers of the Duke of Edinburgh Award we are always seeking volunteers to support our expeditions. If you can hel… More...

The last date to book a place on the SGS Bursary Golf Day in association with Brewin Dolphin is 23rd May. Join us for this fabulous charity event at t… More...

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