School Ethos and Aims
At Withington we aim to create an environment in which all pupils are supported and encouraged to reach their full potential, academically, socially and personally. True to our founding principles, we are a school where the pleasure of learning is its own reward. The Withington ethos recognises that understanding the value of learning and knowing how to learn sustains and enriches us throughout our lives.
The golden rule of respect for self, respect for others and personal responsibility underpins our school community where diversity is celebrated, teamwork valued and every pupil is encouraged to play their part, older pupils and alumnae providing inspirational role models.
Combining a wealth of extra-curricular activities with an exceptional academic experience, each girl has the opportunity to develop her talents, skills, interests and character, as well as a strong sense of responsibility which extends beyond the classroom and into the wider world.
- To sustain an innovative and inspiring place of learning where our pupils grow into resilient, independent lifelong learners, curious and passionate about their world
- To nurture our pupils’ personal development and character, promoting respect and responsibility, enabling our pupils to thrive and to meet challenge confidently, compassionately and collaboratively
- To support a diverse, inclusive and open-minded school community and to work in partnership with local, national and international organisations for the benefit of our pupils
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