Alumnae News

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Withington Alumnae Attend Gold DofE Award Celebration

    Eight Withington alumnae from the Class of 2022, who completed their Duke of Edinburgh’s Gold Award in 2021, attended a Gold Award celebration at Buckingham Palace in the week of 15th May 2023. During the week, His Royal Highness The …

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  6. Founders’ Day 2023: Inspiring Futures

    In keeping with this year’s theme Inspiring Futures, Withington’s Founders’ Day celebration held at Manchester’s prestigious Bridgewater Hall on 2nd May was a joyful, uplifting occasion filled with motivational speeches, wonderful music, poignant readings and heartfelt tributes also to the …

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  7. First WGS Iftar

    On Tuesday 28th March the very first WGS Iftar took place at Vermilion Restaurant, Manchester. It was a very special evening of warmth and friendship and we are delighted to announce that £32,000 was raised for The Marjorie Hulme Bursary

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  8. The Bexwyke Lecture at MGS

    On Thursday 23rd March, The Manchester Grammar School hosted the Bexwyke Lecture, this year with the theme – ‘determination’.

    A small group of Lower II (Year 5) pupils attended the morning workshops during which they created parachutes utilising materials such …

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  9. Ruth Bayley Competition

    The Ruth Bayley Illustration Competition was set up in memory of WGS alumna Ruth Bayley, a successful illustrator of many children’s books. Each year, Withington pupils are set a theme which this year was ‘labels’.

    Illustrator and comic maker, Emmeline

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  10. Oxbridge Offers for Withington Eleven

    Nine Upper Sixth pupils are celebrating offers from the universities of Cambridge or Oxford, as well as two of last year’s leavers who have secured unconditional places at Oxford for September 2023.

    Offers from Cambridge have been made for: Economics …

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