Karen Drury

  1. Miss Marjorie Hulme

    When we reflect on the history of our school and the people who have made it the place of outstanding learning and empowering community it is today, there are certain individuals whose contributions are particularly significant. One of these people …

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  2. ‘When I think of WGS, I think of opportunity’

    Those were some of the words spoken by alumna Dr Kerry Nield (Class of 1993) speaking to pupils at an assembly in November. Kerry had attended Withington for Sixth Form and had received bursary support. She returned to Withington to …

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  3. Laura Johnson KC returns to WGS

    In November, alumna and barrister Laura Johnson KC (Class of 1995), returned to Withington to give pupils in Years 10-13 an insight into her career. Laura made silk in 2022, becoming the first female QC (Queen’s Counsel) in her chambers. …

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  4. First WGS Iftar

    On Tuesday 28th March the very first WGS Iftar took place at Vermilion Restaurant, Manchester. It was a very special evening of warmth and friendship and we are delighted to announce that £32,000 was raised for The Marjorie Hulme Bursary

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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