2021 – 2022

Through to the Final!

Posted on : March 18, 2022

Last week, on Friday 11th March, Sligo Grammar School 2nd Yr Basketball Team won the north West League Semi-Final, beating St Gerald’s  College, Castlebar. Sligo Grammar started off with an 8-0 lead in the first 3 mins with Jasper Gimena …

Senior Cup Champions 2022

Posted on : March 16, 2022

After a long hard season of rugby, Sligo Grammar School Senior Cup Team brought home the silverware on Tuesday 15th March. In a cold and wet Galway the SGS team met Coláiste Iognáid (Jes) Galway to battle it out in …

Artist in Residence

Posted on : March 14, 2022

This term our 5th year art students got the chance to work with practicing artist Kiera O’Toole as part of the BLAST Artist in Residence programme. During January Kiera visited the school to discuss and plan the project with the …

International Women’s Day at SGS

Posted on : March 10, 2022

International Women’s Day did not go unmarked in Sligo Grammar School this year! Throughout the day activities, displays and celebrations were held to mark the contribution of women to the life of the school – and the country. The Girls …

The Soap Box Project

Posted on : February 3, 2022

In a new Green Schools project the TYs are preparing a New-Years gift of sample shampoo bars for everyone in SGS – all 545 people! This is funded by money that was made from the clothes recycling drive they held …

TY Ski Trip

Posted on : January 28, 2022

This year the TYs got away on their Ski Trip and spent a fantastic week in Italy. The destination was Santa Caterina Valfurva in the North of the country, and the TYs enjoyed some great snow for the trip. Each …

Irish Angus Beef Competition 2022

Posted on : January 23, 2022

Again this year Sligo Grammar School TY students have entered the Irish Angus Beef Schools Competition. There are three stages to complete before the final competitors are selected. In stage one the students submitted videos presenting their project ideas, and …

Historic Win!

Posted on : January 18, 2022

On Monday 17th January the SGS U16 Hockey Team finished a fantastic campaign by winning the U16 Connacht Schools Cup Final, having gone unbeaten all season. They met Salerno Secondary School, Galway in the final which was played in SGS. …

SGS Strava Challenge 2022

Posted on : January 7, 2022

Hi folks, Its back…Monday 10th January sees the return of the Sligo Grammar School Strava Challenge, encouraging our school community to get active for the next 10 weeks. Staff and Students are invited to take on the challenge to get …

SGS Students Excel at Sligo Indoor Rowing Competition

Posted on : December 23, 2021

The 2021 Sligo Schools Indoor Rowing Competition took place last week in a ‘virtual’ format with several secondary schools taking part. Sligo Grammar School had 50 students entered. The race took place in the school gym hall with groups of …

Latest News

  • Mask On/Mask Off Goes Public

    Last May SGS launched a Whole-School Art Project to mark the impact of Covid-19 on the life of the school. Everyone in the school bought into the project and the finished work can now be seen on the staircase wall. …

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  • Walk for Water

    This year SGs has been very active in bringing issues around Climate change to the forefront of our minds. The Green Schools and Sustainable Living groups in TY have been doing sterling work in this area but so also have …

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  • TY Fundraising Run

    This year the Transition Year class are completing a 5km walk/run in aid of North West Hospice. This event will take place at Doorly Park on Saturday 14th May  at 9:30 am.  The aim of this fundraiser is to create awareness of …

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  • Diversity Day 2022

    On April 1st Sligo Grammar School held a special day-long event to celebrate the wonderful diversity within our school. The day saw activities and events designed to highlight and enjoy the diverse cultures within SGS. There were special “international” table …

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  • National Tree Week in SGS

    On Thursday 24th March, with the help of the 2C Geography class, SGS celebrated National Tree Week by planting 12 saplings around the school. The school was delighted to plant the saplings because two of the old SGS trees had …

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