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  1. Withington in the Gambia 2018

    Here follows reports and impressions from Sixth Form pupils recently returned from The Gambia.  They have had and eye-opening and amazing time finding out more about the country and enjoyed meeting many smiling and friendly Gambian people, young and old!…

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  2. Wonderful Withington Christmas

    Christmas 2018 blog: We will be adding to this page as events unfold. With the arrival of December this year, Withington began preparations for all things festive in the build up to the end of term’s Christmas celebrations. Once the …

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  3. Sport for the Mind

    LEGO League Competition Withington wins the Core Values Trophy for the third consecutive year

    The WGS Lego League Team travelled to Daresbury Laboratory to compete in the First Lego League Competition. After a full day of competition, which included a …

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  4. Young Shakespeare Company Visit

    Following on from a week of all things Tudor with the Juniors’ trips to Ordsall Hall and the Tudor-themed Parents’ Assembly, this Wednesday our girls were treated to a visit from the Young Shakespeare Company.

    A troupe of five young …

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  5. Year 5 Tudor Experience Day at Ordsall Hall

    Year 5 have been travelling through time this week on their trips to Ordsall Hall in Salford. The large former manor house is over 750 years old and still retains features dating back to the 15th century – which upon …

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  6. Creative Writing Adventures!

    Today, the Withington Junior School has been joined by pupils from the Manchester Grammar School and Armitage CofE Primary School for some very exciting creative writing workshops from author and filmmaker, Matt Dickinson. Matt has authored many books, both for …

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  7. Making a difference in Uganda

    Withington’s annual Uganda trip had an unanticipated outcome this year as a well-timed donation of baby milk formula from our visiting Sixth Form volunteer party was used in the care of a month-old premature baby. Prior to their expedition, the …

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  8. Classics Trip to Athens 2018

    In October Half Term, the Classics Department took a group of Withington girls to Greece to learn more about the classical world beyond the classroom. The group consisted of 21 girls from Years 8 to 12, accompanied by Mrs Howling, …

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  9. Un Viajecito a Barcelona

    During the October break, nine Year 11 & 12 linguists, joined by Señorita Noya and Señora Humblet, jetted off to sunny Barcelona for the annual Spanish Exchange with La Vall School. On the flight over, nerves were high but excitement …

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