Alumnae News

  1. Miss Marjorie Hulme

    When we reflect on the history of our school and the people who have made it the place of outstanding learning and empowering community it is today, there are certain individuals whose contributions are particularly significant. One of these people …

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  2. Seven Students Celebrate Oxbridge Offers

    Seven of Withington’s Year 13 cohort are celebrating offers to study at the Universities of Cambridge and Oxford.

    Of the seven offers, three have been made from Cambridge for Medicine (Jesus and Sidney Sussex) and Natural Sciences (Churchill), and from …

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  3. Ruth Bayley Competition 2024

    ‘Birds’ is the theme of this year’s Ruth Bayley Illustration Competition. Open to all pupils in the Senior School, entries have been shortlisted by Withington’s Art Department and final judging will be done by artist Kate Kelly. The results …

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  4. ‘When I think of WGS, I think of opportunity’

    Those were some of the words spoken by alumna Dr Kerry Nield (Class of 1993) speaking to pupils at an assembly in November. Kerry had attended Withington for Sixth Form and had received bursary support. She returned to Withington to …

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  5. Laura Johnson KC returns to WGS

    In November, alumna and barrister Laura Johnson KC (Class of 1995), returned to Withington to give pupils in Years 10-13 an insight into her career. Laura made silk in 2022, becoming the first female QC (Queen’s Counsel) in her chambers. …

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  6. Broadway and Beyond: A Night for The Gambia

    Withington Girls’ School pupils shone at Manchester Cathedral as they performed in a charity concert to raise proceeds towards social development projects in The Gambia.

    Held on Saturday 23rd September, the event drew a large and enthusiastic audience, bringing together …

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  7. In memory of Catherine Ositelu

    It is with deep sadness that we inform our wider school community that Mrs Catherine Ositelu, who taught French at Withington Girls’ School for many years, has died after a long illness. Our thoughts are with her family at this …

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  8. Celebrations for Withington’s Upper Fifth

    Parents and teachers shared the emotions of GCSE results day as Withington’s Year 11 pupils marked this key step on their educational journey today. With 47.4% of exam results achieved at grade 9 and 70.4% of grades achieved at grade …

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  9. WGS Class of 2023 demonstrate their breadth of talent

    Upper Sixth students at Withington Girls’ School firmly demonstrated that their impressive range of talents beyond the curriculum are underpinned by strong academic credentials, with 95% of all grades achieved at A*- B and 32.6% at A* grade in the …

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