Development News

  1. A Festive Update from the Development Team!

    We are delighted to say that, in 2018, the Withington Onwards alumnae magazine has been launched online!

    This very exciting ‘Amazing Brain’ edition is packed full of news from the Development Office and updates on your fellow Withington alumnae. …

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  2. Dreams and Discovery: Founders’ Day 2018

    Dreams and Discovery  was the theme for Withington’s Founders’ Day Celebration as the School community, joined by invited guests, enjoyed an uplifting evening of speeches, readings and music at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall. The School was celebrating 128 years since its …

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  3. Record-breaking A*s in 2018 A-Levels!

    *Updated 24th September 2018

    Withington Girls’ School, consistently one of the top performing schools in public exams in the North of England, is celebrating a set of exceptional A Level results by its Class of 2018, recording an all-time high …

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  4. Stay With Us!

    We hope that you value being part of the Withington Girls’ School community and hearing from us from time to time. In May 2018, the law changed with the introduction of General Data Protection Regulation. As always, we want to …

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  5. Official Opening of the WGS Sport and Fitness Centre

    Withington marked the official opening of its impressive new Sport and Fitness Centre with a visit by inspirational Paralympian athlete Dame Sarah Storey DBE and a fun-filled day-long Festival of Sport.

    The new facility – which provides an expanded area …

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  6. Annual Alumnae Open Reunion 2018

    On Saturday 9th June, the Development Team were delighted to welcome over 60 former pupils and staff back to Withington for a day of celebration at our Annual Open Reunion. Guests ranged in age from the Class of 1949 to …

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  7. Sad News about Former Teacher

    Miss Marie Green, WGS Head of English 1990-2003

    We are deeply saddened to announce that Miss Marie Green has recently passed away. Marie was Head of English at Withington from 1990 – 2003 and remained a close friend and supporter …

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  8. The Elizabeth Gaskell House Open Day

    The Elizabeth Gaskell House Open Day, 3rd June 2018 Plymouth Grove, Manchester

    Monica Hastings (née Burton, Class of 1964) and former Head of Transition has asked the Development Team and Archivist, Hannah Brown, to highlight a special open day at …

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  9. Lake District Afternoon Tea

    On Wednesday 25th April the Development Team visited the Lake District for an afternoon tea reunion with alumnae living in the area. The last time we visited the Lakes was as part of our 125th anniversary celebrations back in 2015, …

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