2021 – 2022

Christmas in SGS

Posted on : December 15, 2021

Christmas is nearly here and everyone in SGS is looking forward to the break after what has been a difficult term. We have been fortunate to have come through relatively  unscathed by Covid-19 with only a very few” Covid Casualties” …

A Poet in our Midst

Posted on : December 12, 2021

Sligo Grammar School is delighted to congratulate staff member Maeve McKenna on being placed in third place in the Canterbury Festival Poet of the Year competition. She was awarded the prize for a poem she wrote dedicated to her father …

Christmas Jumper Day

Posted on : December 10, 2021

On Friday 10th December Sligo Grammar School held its annual Christmas Jumper Day. As ever the day was used as a fundraising opportunity, as well as a chance to kick of the festive season with a bit of cheer and …

Christmas Food Appeal 2021

Posted on : December 7, 2021

Once again Sligo Grammar School is holding its annual Food Appeal in aid of Sligo Social Services. This project has been in operation for many years now and has always enjoyed a great response from our students, parents, staff and …

Soapbox Winner

Posted on : December 3, 2021

Well done to SGS DebSoc member, Alfie Barron from TY,  who has won the Regional section of the Europe Direct Soapbox Public Speaking competition. The competition is held annually and this year, thanks to Covid-19, it was a virtual competition. …

SGS Soccer Club

Posted on : November 21, 2021

The SGS Soccer Club got up and running again this year. Mr. Mooney trains both girls and boys, and matches have already begun. The U17 Boys played a Friendly V Lough Allen College Drumkeerin last week in Dromahair, and won …

From The Mall to Montenegro!

Posted on : November 15, 2021

Sligo Grammar School is very proud of 6th year Kyle Keaney who represented Ireland at the European Kickboxing Championships in the Sportski Centar in Budva, Montenegro last week. He had a fantastic week, competing in the Light Contact competition. He …

Science Week

Posted on : November 12, 2021

Science week was marked in Sligo Grammar School with a range of activities highlighting the important role that science plays in todays world. Seniors and juniors were given riddles and dingbats to solve during the week. The junior winners were …

Fundraising Fancy Dress

Posted on : October 23, 2021

On Friday 22nd October, just as the school broke up for the mid-term break, virtually the whole school population got dressed up for Hallowe’en. The annual Fancy Dress for charity was a fun-filled way to wind up the half-term. Students …

SGS Textile Recycling Drive

Posted on : October 21, 2021

The Sligo Grammar School TY  Green Schools Committee have been busy this term. They organised a series of “climate aware”  events for Climate Action Week from 11th to 15th October, airing a documentary titled “The True Cost” which highlighted the …

Latest News

  • Through to the Final!

    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 …

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  • Senior Cup Champions 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 …

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  • Artist in Residence

    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 …

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  • International Women’s Day at SGS

    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 …

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  • The Soap Box Project

    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 …

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