Urmston Grammar is an 11-18 co-educational selective school with specialist status in Science and Languages. In our last OFSTED report, the school was described as ‘Outstanding”. The school was awarded high performing specialist status (HPSS) by the DfE in 2008. The school became one of England's first converter academies in September 2010.
BBC School Report 2014
Students had a taste of life as journalists by taking part in this year's BBC School Report. Elizabeth Hudson is a sports journalist who is based at Media City. She has been supporting the students by providing masterclasses on how to write the "perfect story". The stories are published on our school website which is linked to the BBC site as part of the annual News Day.
On March 27th our reporters interviewed Micky Higham - rugby league player with Warrington Wolves.
On March 18th two of our Year 11 reporters were chosen to interview the Shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt at the Houses of Parliament.
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Urmston Grammar is a Selective Grammar, an Independent State Academy, a National Centre of Excellence for Science and a "University Teaching Academy" in partnership with The Manchester University and Manchester Metropolitan University.
Urmston Grammar, Newton Road, Urmston, Manchester M41 5UG, Tel. 0161 748 2875.