Congratulations to the Year 7 + 8 rounders teams who both beat Wellington school to reach the finals of the Trafford Schools’ League.

Year 7 won 22 1/2 – 6

Year 8 won 6-4

The year 9 team are also in the finals which will be played in the week beginning 6th July.  Keep an eye on the notice board for further details.


Year 8 tennis team win King’s School Chester U14 Invitation Tournament.

A year 9 and a year 8 team were entered into this tournament. Two couples made up each team and the result was determined by adding the scores of each couple together.

In the first round of matches the year 9 team beat Stockport Grammar School 9-7  :  beat Queen’s School, Chester 14-2  and beat Moreton Hall School, from Shropshire 10-5.

The year 8 team beat Ryday School 14-2  : beat king’s School, Chester 11-6 and Moreton Hall School 11-6.

Both teams won their sections and were placed in the final group of 4 teams to play for the trophy. 

In the first round of matches the year 9 team beat Stockport Grammar School 10-4 and the year 8 team beat Moreton Hall 11-6.

In the second round of matches the year 9 team lost to Moreton Hall 7-8 and the year 8 team beat Stockport Grammar School 11-6.

Coming into h

The final round the year 8 team had not lost a match. They now had to play our year 9 team. In the 25 minute match the year 8’s won by 13 games to 7 and so won the trophy.

Well done to everyone for such a great achievement. A particular well done to the year 8’s for beating the year 9’s!!!!!!!!! 


Inter form

Do not forget the inter form competitions that are coming up.

Tuesday 7th July : Sports Day

Wednesday 8th July : Year 10 inter form tennis and rounders : all day

Thursday 9th Jult : Year 9 inter form tennis and rounders : all day

Friday 10th July : Year 8 inter form tennis and rounders

Monday 13th July : Year 7 inter form tennis and rounders


Tennis v Alderley Edge School for Girls

it was the turn of some of the year 7 and 9 players who come to practices and who do not play in Saturday matches to play for school.

The year 9’s played against a strong team and lost 14 games to 23. Nevertheless they played some great tennis.

The year 7’s won 24 games to 8. Well done girls. 



Congratulations to Annie Williams, Francesca Brint and Victoria Barlow who has all been selected for the English Schools’ Track and Field Cup in July.  We wish them all very good luck.


I observed Laura use dice that can be written on in her GCSE lessons today (see picture attached).  I know some people use cardboard ones, but I thought that these could prove quite useful to people for a variety of things in lessons as they can be made very subject specific and will last a bit longer than cardboard ones!

Laura gave the girls 3 dice which she had written on and a blank one onto which they had to write actions to include in a piece of choreography.  The dice supported a choreographic technique called ‘Chance Dance’ where the girls had to roll all the dice at the same time and create parts of a dance based on whatever the dice displayed.

You can purchase these from YPO.


Tennis v Stockport Grammar School

We had some very good competitive games on Saturday.

U15 team won by 49 games to 22

U14 team won by 52 games to 23

U13 team narrowly lost by 38 games to 43

U12 team won by 50 games to 25

Well done girls. There was some great tennis played

English Schools’ Athletics North West A Finals

The Junior and Intermediate Athletics teams competed in the North West Regional A Final on Tuesday 16th June.  Perfect weather for Athletics at Robin Park, Wigan.

all ready to go
all ready to go


athletics cakes
yum – thanks Mrs S.

As it was Emma Simpson’s birthday – her mum very kindly baked us some speciality cakes!!!  And they were delicious.




There were some pleasing results all round.

sprint start Victoria

A flying start for Victoria and Assante, put Victoria in 2nd place (13.3s) and a personal best time for Assante (13.4s).





Amy Jackson TJ
Amy won the Triple Jump (9.94m)



A great achievement for the AGGS athletes to get both teams to the A Final, competing against the best teams from Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Cumbria, Merseyside and Cheshire.

The Inters finished 9th overall, but scored more points than in the qualifying County round.  The Juniors finished in 6th place.

Well done – a very enjoyable, successful day.


Year 8 Tennis v Loreto Grammar School

Congratulation to the year 8 teams for their results in this friendly match.

Team 1 won by 38 games to 14

Team 2 won by 36 games to 20

16 girls played in all. Aimee (8-4) was playing in her first tennis match for school and Abasiofon (8-3) was playing in her first ever match for school in any sport. It was great to see son many girls playing some very good tennis.