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  1. The Inaugural Future Focus Conference

    The aim of equipping young women with ‘soft skills’ in order to succeed and flourish in their future lives and careers brought Manchester Academy and Withington Girls’ School together to establish Future Focus – a series of conferences to inspire …

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  2. Outstanding dining facilities complete 10-year development plan

    Withington Girls’ School officially opened its extended and completely refurbished dining facilities, a spectacular multi-purpose function room, dedicated learning support centre and additional office and meeting space on Thursday 28 April, the final strand of a 10-year school redevelopment plan. …

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  3. Two ABRSM Grade 8s for Year 8 Pupil

    Year 8 Withington pupil, Beth, recently celebrated achieving ABRSM Grade 8 in piano, adding to her existing ABRSM Grade 8 cello qualification, completed in January 2022. Beth attained a high merit with the exact same mark in both examinations, which …

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  4. Young Science Communicators 2022

    Our Lower Sixth Young Science Communicators programme began in January with a workshop for pupils led by Techniquest, Glyndwr. Here pupils were given the opportunity to think carefully about how to communicate difficult concepts to make Science accessible for all. …

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  5. Withington pupil represents England

    Withington Girls’ School Year 13 pupil, Charlie Bell, was selected by England Lacrosse to represent England at home and abroad on the Under 19 team.

    Playing at the Home Internationals that took place from Friday 8th to Sunday 10th April, …

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Languages for Life

    In the final week of the Spring Term, the Modern Foreign Languages and Classics Departments, supported by the Development Department, ran a variety of fun language-related enrichment activities exploring the possibilities that language learning offers.

    There was the opportunity to …

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  9. Founders’ Day 2022

    Pupils, staff, parents, alumnae, governors, trustees and friends were delighted to be able to gather together once again as a whole school community for the first time since October 2019 to commemorate Withington’s founders, pay tribute to our Upper Sixth …

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