Development News

  1. Green Flag Status Renewed

    A great year for Eco Society has culminated with the renewal of the Eco-Schools Green Flag Award! Withington has now been recognised continuously as a Green Flag School since 2010 and the Award recognises the efforts of the School’s ‘Eco’ …

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  2. Wonderful Withington Christmas 2019

    A new Withington tradition was born this December with the inaugural Manchester Sings event, initiated by Withington’s Director of Music, Mrs Gillian Sargent. Inspirational, moving and just a spectacle to behold, nearly 250 children gave an unforgettable performance at Manchester …

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  3. Manchester Sings

    A sea of colourful t-shirts, lots of smiling faces and the heart-warming sound of a massed choir of young voices filled Manchester Cathedral on Wednesday 4th December as pupils from seven schools came together to perform for an audience of …

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  4. Alumna Imogen talks about careers in Music

    It was a pleasure to welcome Imogen Lewis Holland (Class of 2007) back to Withington last Friday. Director of Music, Gilly Sargent, invited Imogen to talk to current pupils from Year 9 to Sixth Form about careers in music.

    Although …

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  5. Sustaining People and Places – Founders’ Day 2019

    Withington commemorated its 129th Founders’ Day at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall on 7th October with an evening of inspirational speeches, readings and musical celebrations on the theme of ‘Sustaining People and Places’.


    Thought-provoking talks included a fascinating insight into the …

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  6. Memorial Service for Monica Hastings

    We were very sad to announce that Monica Hastings, former Withington pupil (Class of 1964) & teacher (retired 2006), had passed away following a short illness. Our thoughts are still very much with her family and friends.

    A memorial service …

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  7. Alumna Assembly Talk

    We were delighted to welcome alumna Dr Sandra Oelbaum back to Withington this morning for our assembly to help raise awareness of the importance of the Bursary Fund in the life of the School.

    Sandra attended the School from 1969 …

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  8. Withington secures Erasmus+ grant

    The School is delighted to have been awarded a substantial grant from Erasmus+, a programme to support education, training, youth and sport in Europe. Withington secured the grant on the basis of a proposal that around 30 staff from across …

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