2021 – 2022

SGS Rowing Club

Posted on : October 19, 2021

SGS Rowing Club has been building momentum in recent years under the guidance of coach Ronan Ivers and has enjoyed a huge boost in numbers this year on the back of the success of the Irish rowing crews at the …

Mask On/Mask Off

Posted on : October 18, 2021

Finally, this October, the finished “Mask On/Mask Off” whole-school art/photography project was installed on the main stairwell of the school. The ten 4ft x 4ft panels display photos of virtually all the school population taken in May 2021 during Creative …

Climate Action Week

Posted on : October 13, 2021

SGS TY Green Schools group embraced climate Action Week from 11th to 15th Oct by holding a number of “Climate Aware” events. On Monday the documentary “The True Cost” was aired to 1st. 2nd and 3rd years. This documentary highlighted …

Sustainable Living – Bulbs for Bees

Posted on : September 27, 2021

In Transition Year our students get a chance to get involved in a Sustainable Living class. This Autumn the Sus Living class have three projects to keep them busy. Right now they are busy preparing colourful planters to be placed …

Celebrating 300 Years

Posted on : September 21, 2021

Art students from Sligo Grammar School last year embarked on a project inspired by St Paul’s Church, Collooney, which is finally celebrating its 300th anniversary this year. The celebrations were delayed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but now are going …

Swim Winner

Posted on : September 17, 2021

Well done to TY student Killian Langton who won the County Sligo Swimming Club 3K swim race on Glencar Lake just before returning to school. Killian has represented SGS in swimming in the past and is a dedicated member of …

Settling In!

Posted on : September 16, 2021

Now in their third week of secondary school, the First Year students at SGS are settling in nicely. This year sees the biggest intake of students into first year that the Grammar School has ever had. In order to ease …

Grammar Support for Rory Best!

Posted on : September 13, 2021

On Monday 13th September former Ireland Rugby Captain, Rory Best, reached Sligo on the sixth day of his 180 mile walk from Newcastle, Co. Down to Cong, Co. Mayo. The walk is in aid of Cancer Fund for Children, and …

SGS Hockey News

Posted on : September 10, 2021

We are delighted to welcome our new hockey coaches, Sebastian and Silas who are very experienced players having played at high levels in India and Germany. They will no doubt be a great addition to the SGS Hockey Club and …

Welcome Back!

Posted on : September 2, 2021

As Sligo Grammar School starts a new academic year, we would like to welcome staff and students back and wish them a successful – and Covid-free – year. We especially welcome our new First Year students as well as the …

Latest News

  • TY Ski Trip

    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 …

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  • Irish Angus Beef Competition 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 …

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  • Historic Win!

    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. …

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  • SGS Strava Challenge 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 …

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  • SGS Students Excel at Sligo Indoor Rowing Competition

    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 …

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