Karen Drury

  1. Alumna Louise joins the WGS Board of Governors

    Withington Girls’ School is very pleased to welcome alumna Dr Louise Maynard-Atem to the school’s Board of Governors. Louise (Class of 2004) completed her PhD in materials chemistry in 2013 at the University of Manchester. She then worked in the …

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  2. Alumna Christine Rice awarded MBE

    Congratulations to alumna Christine Rice who has been awarded an MBE in the New Year Honours list for services to opera.

    Christine (Class of 1988) studied Physics at Oxford before pursuing her interest in music and studying singing at the …

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  3. Happy 100th Birthday, Miss Hulme

    Congratulations to Miss Hulme who celebrated her 100th birthday in November. Mrs Haslam, Headmistress, and Lesley Dowdall, Director of Development, were very pleased to be able to visit Miss Hulme to convey the best wishes of all at Withington. They …

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  4. Interlink Recruitment Supports Bursaries at Withington

    We would like to express our sincere thanks to Daniel and Louis Rosenthal whose company, Interlink Recruitment, has made a generous donation to our Bursary Fund.

    The brothers, who both attended an independent school, recognise the importance of a bursary …

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  5. Alumna Denise Awarded Referee of the Year

    Denise Parnell (Class of 1979) is an alumna who is truly breaking through the glass ceiling in her chosen field. Denise was awarded the accolade of Referee of the Year by the Association of British Tennis Officials and the LTA …

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  6. Withington’s First Giving Day

    On 22nd and 23rd March, we celebrated our first ever Giving Day.

    Students, staff, parents, alumnae and the wider Withington community came together in various challenges raising over £70,000 for our Bursary Fund.

    Our students unlocked £4,343 by running 4,343 …

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  7. New Tree at WGS Marks Newnham 150th Anniversary

    We were delighted to welcome members from MACUW, The Manchester Association of Cambridge University Women, who visited Withington in November to mark the planting of a new tree in the Withington grounds. It has been donated by MACUW to celebrate …

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  8. Bronya’s Boat Race

    We were absolutely delighted that alumna Bronya Sykes (Class of 2018) was part of this year’s winning Cambridge eight in the Women’s University Boat Race.

    Bronya was originally selected for the 2020 race but unfortunately the race was cancelled due …

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