Development News

  1. 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 world …

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Thanks for Calling!

    Thank you to everyone who took the time to speak with our calling team during this year’s Withington Onwards Telephone Campaign.

    During the campaign, which ran from 20th August to 2nd September 2019, our team of committed and enthusiastic Withington …

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  6. Ruth Bayley Illustration Award 2019

    There were some excellent entries from pupils across the school for this year’s Ruth Bayley Illustration Award. The brief for this year’s competition was designed to complement a recent exhibition at The Whitworth Art Gallery by internationally acclaimed artist Alice …

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  7. Spotlight On… Journalism

    Today, Withington welcomed back three former pupils for the second Sandra Chalmers Lecture Programme, following on from the Spotlight On… TV & Radio Broadcasting event held in 2017. Sandra Locke Chalmers (Class of 1958), who sadly died in 2016, was …

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  8. 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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