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Development News

  1. The Inaugural Future Focus Conference

    The aim of equipping young women with ‘soft skills’ in order to succeed and flourish in their future lives and careers brought Manchester Academy and Withington Girls’ School together to establish Future Focus – a series of conferences to inspire …

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  2. Outstanding dining facilities complete 10-year development plan

    Withington Girls’ School officially opened its extended and completely refurbished dining facilities, a spectacular multi-purpose function room, dedicated learning support centre and additional office and meeting space on Thursday 28 April, the final strand of a 10-year school redevelopment plan. …

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  3. Interlink Recruitment Supports Bursaries at Withington

    We would like to express our sincere thanks to Daniel and Louis Rosenthal whose company, Interlink Recruitment, has made a generous donation to our Bursary Fund.

    The brothers, who both attended an independent school, recognise the importance of a bursary …

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  4. Alumna Denise Awarded Referee of the Year

    Denise Parnell (Class of 1979) is an alumna who is truly breaking through the glass ceiling in her chosen field. Denise was awarded the accolade of Referee of the Year by the Association of British Tennis Officials and the LTA …

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  5. Languages for Life

    In the final week of the Spring Term, the Modern Foreign Languages and Classics Departments, supported by the Development Department, ran a variety of fun language-related enrichment activities exploring the possibilities that language learning offers.

    There was the opportunity to …

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  6. Founders’ Day 2022

    Pupils, staff, parents, alumnae, governors, trustees and friends were delighted to be able to gather together once again as a whole school community for the first time since October 2019 to commemorate Withington’s founders, pay tribute to our Upper Sixth …

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  7. Ruth Bayley Competition 2022

    The Ruth Bayley Competition is an annual event that inspires great creativity in Withington pupils through a set brief. This year’s challenge was to create a miniature piece of artwork using a match box. We have received lots of creative …

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  8. New Tree at WGS Marks Newnham 150th Anniversary

    We were delighted to welcome members from MACUW, The Manchester Association of Cambridge University Women, who visited Withington in November to mark the planting of a new tree in the Withington grounds. It has been donated by MACUW to celebrate …

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  9. Manchester Sings 2021

    Around 250 children from across Greater Manchester united for a celebration of music to recognise the importance of community through a partnership festival of song and poetry at Manchester Cathedral on Wednesday 24th November.

    An array of colourful t-shirts in …

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