2020 – 2021

Remembrance Service 2020

Posted on : November 21, 2020

On Friday 20th Nov. 2020 Sligo Grammar School held its Annual Remembrance Service. This year it was a pre-recorded Virtual Remembrance Service and reflected on the way our world has been turned upside-down by Covid19. Our headmaster thanked the students …




Adieu Mr Potter

Posted on : November 13, 2020

No sooner has Sligo Grammar School said goodbye to Mrs Lipsett and Mrs O’Donnell than we once again bid “Adieu” and “Happy retirement” to Mr Alfred Potter. After 35 years of teaching in SGS Mr Potter is bowing out and …




Irish Angus Project Ends

Posted on : November 11, 2020

On the 10th November the SGS Angus Girls said a permanent goodbye to their five angus calves. Named Ash, Midnight, Blair, Cheddar and Ermi, the calves – now yearlings – left Harte’s Farm for ABP Clones where they were slaughtered. …




Movember 2020

Posted on : November 10, 2020

Our senior Rugby Team took two minutes out of their socially distant training today to pose for this year’s Movember photograph. Team 2020-2021 continue the recently established tradition of allowing their facial hair develop for the month of November in …




Fond Goodbyes

Posted on : October 29, 2020

On Friday 23rd October SGS said goodbye to Mrs Lipsett, Mr Gavin and Mrs  O’Donnell. Collette O’Donnell taught at SGS for 33 years, retiring from full-time teaching in 2017 but continuing on a part-time basis until August 2020. She taught …




Fancy Dress Day

Posted on : October 22, 2020

On October 22nd, the Young Social Innovators group from TY organised a whole-school Fancy Dress Day. The day was a huge success with the students raising over €1000 for Pieta House. This very worthy charity works with people who are …




Maurice Flanagan

Posted on : October 17, 2020

It is with great sadness that the school mourns the passing of past teacher Maurice Flanagan.  Maurice passed away peacefully on Wednesday 14th October in Dublin, where he had been living since retiring from Sligo Grammar School in 1999. Most …




Field Trips 2020

Posted on : October 9, 2020

This September the sixth year Geography students were lucky enough to get out on their annual Geography field trip which is central to their Leaving Cert exam. They went out to the river Difreen which flows into Glencar Lake. While …




Maintaining Normality(ish)

Posted on : September 28, 2020

As we all know, in 2020 our experience of teaching and learning is quite different from what we are used to. However in Sligo Grammar School we are trying our best to keep the variety of experiences as close to …




Leaving Cert Physical Education

Posted on : September 18, 2020

History was made in Sligo Grammar School as our first Leaving Certificate Physical Education  class of 24 students started studying this new optional Leaving Cert course. The course will be examined for the first time in June 2022. The LCPE …






Latest News

  • Remembrance Service 2020

    On Friday 20th Nov. 2020 Sligo Grammar School held its Annual Remembrance Service. This year it was a pre-recorded Virtual Remembrance Service and reflected on the way our world has been turned upside-down by Covid19. Our headmaster thanked the students …

    Read More »

  • Adieu Mr Potter

    No sooner has Sligo Grammar School said goodbye to Mrs Lipsett and Mrs O’Donnell than we once again bid “Adieu” and “Happy retirement” to Mr Alfred Potter. After 35 years of teaching in SGS Mr Potter is bowing out and …

    Read More »

  • Irish Angus Project Ends

    On the 10th November the SGS Angus Girls said a permanent goodbye to their five angus calves. Named Ash, Midnight, Blair, Cheddar and Ermi, the calves – now yearlings – left Harte’s Farm for ABP Clones where they were slaughtered. …

    Read More »

  • Movember 2020

    Our senior Rugby Team took two minutes out of their socially distant training today to pose for this year’s Movember photograph. Team 2020-2021 continue the recently established tradition of allowing their facial hair develop for the month of November in …

    Read More »

  • Fond Goodbyes

    On Friday 23rd October SGS said goodbye to Mrs Lipsett, Mr Gavin and Mrs  O’Donnell. Collette O’Donnell taught at SGS for 33 years, retiring from full-time teaching in 2017 but continuing on a part-time basis until August 2020. She taught …

    Read More »


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