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  1. Withington is North West Independent School of the Decade

    A year after being named the top independent school in the North West, Withington Girls’ School has earned the honour of being named North West Independent Secondary School of the Decade by The Sunday Times.

    Alastair McCall, editor of The …

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  2. Hallé Youth Orchestra Success for Two Withington Pupils

    Two Withington pupils have been selected to play for Manchester’s prestigious Hallé Youth Orchestra. Talented pupils Anna G in Lower Sixth (oboe) and Georgia C in Year 11 (flute) recently auditioned and were both delighted to hear they had been …

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  3. Bronze DofE Award 2020-2021

    This year, 88 girls in Year 9 have enrolled onto DofE Bronze Award and, this term, they have completed the first stages of the programme.

    During the Year 9 Teambuilding Day at the start of term, the girls had an …

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  4. Politics Blog Competition Success

    Congratulations to Year 13 student Emma who has been awarded the runner-up accolade in the Political Studies Association’s 2020 Student Blog Competition, which is run in partnership with the Financial Times and UK Parliament. Emma was one of 20 students …

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  5. Great Exhibition at Home Competition Success!

    A team of seven pupils in Year 9 (who are now in a Year group ‘bubble’) have won a prize for their entry to The Great Exhibition at Home competition!

    Aarya, Nishi, Adhya, Dalola, Kimi, Erin and Mimi who entered …

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  6. Duke of Edinburgh Silver Qualifying Expedition 2020

    Having been back at school for only one day, 18 girls in Year 12 set off to complete their postponed Silver Qualifying Expedition. The girls were in high spirits as they made their way up to Gisburn, to meet up …

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  7. Duke of Edinburgh Gold Qualifier Expedition 2020

    Despite the additional and unwelcome presence of Storm Francis, 24 Year 13 girls successfully took on the challenge of a four-day and three-night expedition to the Lake District at the end of the summer holiday.

    Due to the DofE changed …

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  8. GCSE 2020: A positive step towards a bright future

    To mark the day on which the Upper Fifth students of Withington Girls’ School received the outcome of their GCSEs, Headmistress Sarah Haslam congratulated the girls on their hard work and commitment over the past two years, which has ensured …

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  9. A Level Results – A tribute to the Class of 2020

    Withington Girls’ School Headmistress, Sarah Haslam, has paid tribute to this year’s Upper Sixth students, who were not able to gather at School to collect their exam results in the usual way on 13th August 2020. Instead of opening their …

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