Development News

  1. Alumna Louise joins the WGS Board of Governors

    Withington Girls’ School is very pleased to welcome alumna Dr Louise Maynard-Atem to the school’s Board of Governors. Louise (Class of 2004) completed her PhD in materials chemistry in 2013 at the University of Manchester. She then worked in the …

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  2. Alumna Christine Rice awarded MBE

    Congratulations to alumna Christine Rice who has been awarded an MBE in the New Year Honours list for services to opera.

    Christine (Class of 1988) studied Physics at Oxford before pursuing her interest in music and studying singing at the …

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  3. Senior Citizens’ Christmas Tea Party 2022

    In the words of that popular Christmas song, it certainly was ‘the most wonderful time of the year’ when Withington was again able to open its doors to our friends from the local area for the Senior Citizen’s Christmas Tea …

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  4. Happy 100th Birthday, Miss Hulme

    Congratulations to Miss Hulme who celebrated her 100th birthday in November. Mrs Haslam, Headmistress, and Lesley Dowdall, Director of Development, were very pleased to be able to visit Miss Hulme to convey the best wishes of all at Withington. They …

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  5. Fourth consecutive Sunday Times accolade for Withington

    Withington Girls’ School is celebrating being named Independent Secondary School of the Year in the North West in the prestigious Sunday Times Schools Guide, Parent Power, which will be published on Sunday 11th December. It is the fourth consecutive year …

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  6. Manchester Sings 2022: We’re all in this together

    Seven schools from across Greater Manchester unite for Manchester Sings 

    Withington Girls’ School senior and junior pupils gathered with children from six Greater Manchester primary schools in the spectacular setting of Manchester Cathedral on Tuesday 29th November to perform together …

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  7. GCSE joy for Withington Upper Fifth

    The end to the weeks of waiting had finally arrived and it was a celebratory group of Year 11 pupils who gathered with parents and teachers at Withington Girls’ School to open their GCSE results envelopes on Results Day in …

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  8. Class of 2022 celebrate outstanding results

    Withington Girls’ School Upper Sixth students have celebrated a truly outstanding set of A Level public examination results and university application outcomes in 2022 with 61.7% of grades achieved at A* while 87.7% of grades attained were either an A* …

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  9. Withington pupil stars in The Railway Children Return

    Withington Girls’ School Year 6 pupil Eden Hamilton stars in The Railway Children Return alongside Sheridan Smith and Jenny Agutter, who is reprising her role as Roberta ‘Bobbie’ Waterbury, in the much-anticipated sequel to the 1970 family favourite.

    Eden, now …

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