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  1. Greater Manchester School Awards

    WGS named as ‘School in the Community’ finalist

    Withington is, and always has been, a school with its heart in the community, so we are delighted to have been chosen as one of four finalists for the ‘School in the …

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  2. Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award Expeditions 2019

    Over four days of the May Bank Holiday weekend, 21 Y12 girls embarked on their Qualifying Expedition walking from Sedbergh to Richmond in the Yorkshire Dales. Covering over 50 miles and completely crossing two Ordinance Survey maps, the girls faced …

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  3. Metamorphosis: The WGS Art Exhibition of 2019

    Metamorphosis was the title of this year’s GCSE and A-Level art exhibition in which parents and friends were invited to come and celebrate the wonderful achievements of our Year 11 and Year 13 artists over the last two years. Once …

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  4. Tea at Windsor Castle

    An afternoon tea at Windsor Castle, hosted by His Royal Highness The Duke of York, was the culmination of an exciting journey for Withington’s Year 8 team of cyber experts. The four pupils – Daisy, Lily, Anisha and Janani – …

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  5. Best Marketing Award at the Young Enterprise NW Finals!

    On Wednesday, 8th May, our Young Enterprise company, Warrior, represented Greater Manchester at the North West Regional Final held at Lancaster University Management School. They were competing with the winning and runner-up companies from Cheshire, Lancashire and Cumbria. The teams …

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  6. Duke of Edinburgh Gold Awards

    Congratulations to all the Upper Sixth girls who have completed their Duke of Edinburgh’s Gold Award this year!

    In the first two terms of this academic year, 17 girls have successfully completed their Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award. Five of …

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  7. Matt Goodfellow Poetry Workshops

    On Friday, 26th April, the Juniors were thrilled to host local poet Matt Goodfellow. He started the day with a wonderful, energetic performance to the whole school, describing how he gets ideas for his poems and demonstrating how they should …

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  8. Young Chemistry Communicators 2019

    This year’s Young Chemistry Communicator project was launched in January and attended by 23 Withington Year 12 girls. This national scheme, from which a Gold CREST award can be earned, encourages Chemistry enthusiasts to develop their science communication skills by …

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