2020 – 2021

TY Acting Workshop

Posted on : February 23, 2021

Never one to sit still waiting for something to happen, TY student, Saoirse O’Donovan took the initiative and  applied for an acting workshop with the Gaiety School of Acting. It was part of the GSA Tenemos Youth Theatre Event. From …




TY Legal Eagle

Posted on : February 16, 2021

This week lucky Transition Year student Paul Daffy is taking part in the Law Society of Ireland’s “Solicitors of the Future” Transition Year programme. This project encourages TY students to consider a career in law. Participants are given an insight …




A Day in the Life

Posted on : February 12, 2021

On Friday 12th February, just as the Mid-Term Break began, Staff and Students of Sligo Grammar School switched off the computer screens and wrapped up well to go out and take a walk – together, but apart. See some of …




SGS Outside and Active!

Posted on : February 8, 2021

The New Year in SGS has seen a whole-school activity project pioneered by Mr. Cradock and Ms. McDermott. Students and Staff have registered on the Strava App and are undertaking to  build a regular walk or run into their daily …




SGS and Birdwatch Ireland

Posted on : January 25, 2021

In October last Mr Michael Bell of Birdwatch Ireland came to the school to talk to the TY Sustainable Living class. He spoke to them about the richness of Irish wildlife and the many challenges our native birds and animals …




SGS On-Line – Again!

Posted on : January 13, 2021

The New Year sees a new Lockdown, and SGS returns to on-line teaching. One week into the new term and the school is in full swing albeit on-line. Many lessons were learned in the first Lockdown and the school moved …




Silver Medal for SGS Rowing

Posted on : December 22, 2020

The 2020 Sligo Schools Rowing Competition successfully went ahead in the week before Christmas, and SGS Rowing Club had a successful outing, with several top 10 finishes. The competition took on a ‘virtual’ format this year. Secondary School students from …




Christmas in SGS

Posted on : December 17, 2020

The festive season is upon us in SGS and the school has welcomed the festivities with open arms. The feel-good factor of Christmas has brought much needed diversion as well as cheer to what has been a difficult term for …




SGS Young Scientists

Posted on : December 7, 2020

This year SGS has been running a dedicated Young Scientist class and three groups have been accepted to compete in the BT Young Scientist 2021 competition. The competition takes place on 6th – 8th this year and due to Covid-19 …




Agricultural Science Field Work

Posted on : November 26, 2020

As part of the Agricultural Science programme for Leaving Cert., our Ag. students and teachers went on “walkabout” around the grounds of SGS. This year the theme they are to investigate and research is “Improving Sustainability in Irish Agriculture”. They …






Latest News

  • TY Acting Workshop

    Never one to sit still waiting for something to happen, TY student, Saoirse O’Donovan took the initiative and  applied for an acting workshop with the Gaiety School of Acting. It was part of the GSA Tenemos Youth Theatre Event. From …

    Read More »

  • TY Legal Eagle

    This week lucky Transition Year student Paul Daffy is taking part in the Law Society of Ireland’s “Solicitors of the Future” Transition Year programme. This project encourages TY students to consider a career in law. Participants are given an insight …

    Read More »

  • A Day in the Life

    On Friday 12th February, just as the Mid-Term Break began, Staff and Students of Sligo Grammar School switched off the computer screens and wrapped up well to go out and take a walk – together, but apart. See some of …

    Read More »

  • SGS Outside and Active!

    The New Year in SGS has seen a whole-school activity project pioneered by Mr. Cradock and Ms. McDermott. Students and Staff have registered on the Strava App and are undertaking to  build a regular walk or run into their daily …

    Read More »

  • SGS and Birdwatch Ireland

    In October last Mr Michael Bell of Birdwatch Ireland came to the school to talk to the TY Sustainable Living class. He spoke to them about the richness of Irish wildlife and the many challenges our native birds and animals …

    Read More »


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