SGS Hosts Sligo 5K Run

Posted on : February 10, 2016

On Friday 4th March Sligo Grammar School will host the Connacht Schools Athletic Association Sligo 5K run. This run is part of the All-Ireland Schools and Universities Cross Country Finals which will be held this year in Sligo. This GloHealth-sponsored …

Science in SGS

Posted on : February 3, 2016

 Just before Christmas Third Year and TY students visited Sligo IT to take part in science experiments. In January the Leaving Cert Chemistry class travelled to Maynooth University to get some hands-on experience in the labs.    See some of …

SGS Connacht Schools Cup Rugby

Posted on : January 13, 2016

  Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th saw the first matches of the Junior and Senior Connacht Schools Cup Rugby Campaign. Both matches were played in Sligo Grammar School. SGS Junior Cup Team played Roscommon CBS on Tuesday at 1pm. At …

Spanish Exchange

Posted on : January 13, 2016

  This year Sligo Grammar School students had the opportunity to travel to Spain to improve their Spanish and to experience something of the culture of the country. First Year students went to Alcalá, near Madrid for a week, studying in …

S.G.S. Rugby Cup Campaign Begins

Posted on : January 9, 2016

  On Tuesday and Wednesday next Sligo Grammar School’s Connacht Schools Rugby Cup campaign kicks off. This year the Connacht Cup competition will be played in a “round robin” format.  The teams have been working hard – even during the Christmas holidays, …

Fields of Life Project

Posted on : December 21, 2015

Carol Singing for Victo On Wednesday 17th December students from Sligo Grammar School went carol singing outside Tesco  in Sligo. This has become an annual event  in the school. It is part of the Fields of Life project that the school has …

German Debating Win!

Posted on : December 19, 2015

  Sligo Grammar School Wins Second of Two Debates Once again the Sligo Grammar School German Debating Team came out on top in their second German debate. This All-Ireland Competition is organised by the Goethe Institute in Dublin. The Sligo Grammar …

Jerseys for Senior Rugby Team Sponsored

Posted on : December 14, 2015

  New Jerseys for Senior Rugby Team Following their Connacht Schools League success  last week,  Sligo Grammar School senior  rugby team was presented with a new set of team jerseys by Damien Tansey Solicitors, Castle St., Sligo. Ciarán Tansey, a partner …

Musical Hairspray! a Great Success!

Posted on : December 9, 2015

On November 25th, 26th and 27th last the Sligo Grammar School TY and 5th year students finally took to the boards with the musical Hairspray! After three months of hard graft they finally made it to the stage. The school …

Sligo Grammar School Carol Service 2015

Carol Service 2015

Posted on : December 4, 2015

Nine Lessons and Carols On Tuesday 22nd December Sligo Grammar School will hold its annual Carol Service. The service will be held in Calry Church on The Mall at 11am.  The Service is open to the public and everyone is …

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  • Gala Concert

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