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  1. News update

    School is open as normal.  We expect continued traffic disruption and advise pupils sitting public examinations to leave plenty of time for their journeys. School buses are running as scheduled apart from the City Centre shuttle which will stop at …

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  2. Withington Now and Then

    Last night was the ‘World Premiere’, no less, of the Withington ‘Now and Then’ film, made with the support of National Lottery Heritage funding. Over 200 people attended and shared a fantastic insight into life at Withington through the ages. …

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  3. Russia Trip 2017

    Withington’s Senior pupils were treated in an assembly this week to a special showing of a newsreel film reporting on this year’s Easter trip to Russia. The 20-minute Withington Newsround edit was produced by WGS girls during their six-day History …

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  4. Spring Sounds

    The sounds of music filled the Arts Centre last night as more than a hundred talented singers and instrumentalists staged Withington’s annual Spring Concert. The programme included a performance by the award-winning Middle School Choir who recently won the Bowdon …

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  5. Young Enterprise Success

    Best Company and Best Company Report:

    This year’s Young Enterprise companies, GreenPrint and Sweet Things, competed at the Manchester North-South and Salford Finals, held at the HSBC Bank in Spinningfields on 15th March.

    The competition consisted of three components: Display …

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  6. E Friends: WGS MANCHESTER – GiS WOLFENBÜTTEL

    Deutsch ist wunderbar!

    Pupils doing GCSE and A level German have been busy messaging and skyping their new German e friends. Read about it here in German (and English!) in an article also appearing on our German partner school’s website

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  7. Celebrating International Women’s Day

    We celebrated International Womens’ Day today and are inspired to #BeBoldforChange

    Sixth Formers Tammy and Sophia created posters to spread awareness of the day throughout the School and encouraged Withington girls to mark the day and celebrate women and their …

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  8. Through to the Cup Final!

    Our U13 netballers played their semi-final match in the Independent Schools Netball cup today. In a real nail-biting match they won vs  a very strong and determined Berkhamsted School in a 29-28 thriller.

    We could not be more delighted for …

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  9. Ski Sansicario – February 2017

    Year 8 and 9 pupils have just returned from  a fantastic ski trip in the Italian resort of Sansicario. Here is the trip blog, written by Dr Madden, most recent post first.

    Sunday 19th February

    After a fantastic last day …

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  10. Table Tennis with Double Olympian Andrea Holt

    We were delighted to welcome former Great Britain Olympian Andrea Holt and Stockport Table Tennis Academy Coach David Hulme to perform an exhibition table tennis match in the Arts Centre on Wednesday.

    David and Andrea gave a thrilling demonstration a …

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