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  1. Tour de Withington!

    Year 6 are on track to be confident and safe on two wheels

    Starting on Tuesday 16th May, through to Friday 19th May, Upper II (Year 6)  went on a biking course with BikeRight, to improve their biking skills. UIIX …

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  2. Stockport Air Raid Shelter Visit

    As part of their history studies, Year 6 dressed up as WWII evacuees for the day and ‘time-travelled’ to Stockport Air Raid Shelters.

     Arya and Annika tell us all about it:

    On Monday 14th May, Year 6 visited Stockport’s Air …

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  3. Eco Week – Working to create a more sustainable world

    The week from 30th April – 4th May was the first-ever Eco Week at Withington – an entire week of activities dedicated to helping the environment.  The School’s Eco-Society came up with a number of themes to demonstrate strategies for …

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  4. Year 4 Ancient Egyptian Time Trip

    On Tuesday 24th April, Form I enjoyed a ‘trip’ back to Ancient Egyptian times, with a visit from Tony North from Time Trips.

    Tony told us all about the theories behind how the pyramids at Giza were built and we …

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  5. Year 6 Fire Safety Day

    Upper II girls travelled to Bury to visit the new interactive Greater Manchester Fire and Safety Centre on 24th April.

    It proved to be valuable and thought provoking, teaching life skills and the best ways to respond to life-threatening emergency …

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  6. Silver DofE Practice Expedition

    This weekend, 25 Year 11 girls embarked upon circuits of the Forest of Bowland for their Silver Duke of Edinburgh Practice Expedition. The girls started on Main Street in Grindleton on Friday 20th April and walked to Waddow Hall Girlguiding …

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  7. Duke of Edinburgh’s Gold Award

    Over a gruelling four days and three nights at the end of the Easter holiday, four teams of Sixth Form girls successfully completed their Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award Expedition. For 22 of the girls this was their Qualifier Expedition …

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  8. At the Frontiers of Physics

    Sixth Form Physicists visit to Geneva and CERN

    By S Nanchahal, Lower Sixth

    At the beginning of the Easter holidays 13 A-Level physicists accompanied by Mrs Bradshaw, Mrs Carter, and Mr Forrest took part in the bi-annual CERN trip to …

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