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.  Chair of Governors, Mrs Elisabeth Lee

There are two ways to visit Withington, either at an Open Day or by arranging an individual visit.

Open Events

Dates for our next Open Events are as follows:

Open afternoon – Tuesday  26 September (1.30pm – 3.30pm)

We are delighted to introduce an additional Open Event to our calendar in 2017. This ‘Withington in Action’ Open Afternoon is for pupils in Year 6 (2017-18) and who are aiming to join the Withington Third Form (Year 7) in September 2018. It is an opportunity for parents and their daughters to have a look around during a normal School day.  In order to register for this event, please complete this form .

If you would like any additional information about this event please do not hesitate to contact the Registrar on

We hope that seeing school in action on this day will provide a snapshot of the life of the
School, but we encourage families to attend one of our other Open Days as well.

Sixth Form Information Evening – Tuesday 03 October (6 – 8pm)

Whole School Open Evening   – Thursday 09 November (4.30pm – 6.30pm)

Whole School Open Morning – Saturday 11 November (10am – 12 noon)

Individual visits are welcomed and can be arranged by contacting the Registrar.

Meanwhile, to get a flavour of a Withington Open Day, please do view our video below.

Visit us

Prospective parents and pupils are warmly invited to request a visit during the school day or just after School has finished. Please call the Registrar, Mrs Louise Jefferies [ or 0161 224 1077 ] to make arrangements.

Tours are normally carried out by one of our Sixth Form pupils and you will also be able to meet a Senior member of staff. The tours provide an opportunity for prospective parents and their daughter to gain a real insight into life at Withington from the pupil’s perspective.

Further Information

The main entry points to Withington are Year 3, Year 5, Year 7 and Year 12 with some availability of spaces in other Years.

We were delighted that our 2016 A-level results confirmed WGS as the best in the North West of England and that the vast majority of our 2016 leavers went on to study the subject of their choice at the university of their choice.


If you would like to arrange  to visit the School, please contact our Registrar, Mrs Louise Jefferies, on or 0161 224 1077


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