Open Days and Visits

There are few things more important than choosing the right school for your child. The special atmosphere at Withington Girls’ School encourages and extends each girl not just academically but in every area of her life. We invite you to come and visit us and see for yourself all that Withington has to offer.

If you would like to register your interest in attending any of our Open Days and be updated about other Open Events, such as Senior School taster days at Withington, please complete this form.

Open Events

The first Open Event this year is the Sixth Form Information Evening, when our own Year 11 pupils and girls interested in joining our Sixth Form from other schools can have a detailed look at all the subject options available and get information about life in Withington’s Sixth Form.

Sixth Form Open Evening – Tuesday 16 October, 6-8pm

Our Whole School Open Events provide the opportunity to see Junior, Senior and Sixth Form facilities. There are many exciting activities in each subject area as well as the chance to chat with the Headmistress and teaching staff. Prospective parents and pupils will be guided around the School by one of our pupils.

Whole School Open Evening – Thursday 8 November, 4.30-6.30pm

Whole School Open Morning – Saturday 10 November, 10am-12 noon

Visit us

Prospective parents and pupils are warmly invited to request a visit during the school day or just after School has finished. Please contact our Admissions Director, Mrs Catherine Dow, on or 0161 249 3371 to make arrangements.

Further Information

The main entry points to Withington are Year 3, Year 7 and Year 12 with some availability of spaces in other Years.

We were delighted that our 2017 A-level and GCSE results confirmed WGS as the best performing independent school the North of England in the Sunday Times Parent Power tables. In 2018, our A-Level results reflected a record number of A*s for Withington girls and the vast majority achieved or exceeded their offers to study the subject of their choice at the university of their choice.

Withington Girls’ School’s most recent inspection was a Regulatory Compliance Inspection carried out by ISI in September 2017.

The School was judged to be fully compliant with all of the Regulatory Standards. GCSE and A-level results are described as ‘well above’ and ‘far above the national average for maintained schools’ respectively.


If you would like to arrange an individual visit, please contact our Admissions Director, Mrs Catherine Dow, on or 0161 249 3371.

Entrance Examinations

For detailed information about the Entrance Examination and Admissions process, please click here.

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