Update 14th January 2021

Our 11+ Entrance Examination is going ahead on Tuesday 19th January. Parents have been contacted with all the arrangements.

Junior School News

  1. Portrait Project to say Thank You to Key Worker WGS Alumnae

    During the first lockdown WGS Head of Art, Ruth Fildes, inspired by a national project, suggested saying thank you to WGS alumnae who were key workers by offering to paint their portraits.

    “Inspired by the highly successful and wonderfully inspirational …

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  2. A Wonderful Withington Christmas

    This year we have recorded nine different Christmas events so that our school community can enjoy the singers, choristers and musicians of Withington Girls’ School, from Juniors to Seniors to Staff just like they do every year. Links to the …

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  3. Withington is North West Independent School of the Decade

    A year after being named the top independent school in the North West, Withington Girls’ School has earned the honour of being named North West Independent Secondary School of the Decade by The Sunday Times.

    Alastair McCall, editor of The …

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  4. Strawberry Serenade 2020

    Olivia!

    The show had been chosen, auditions had taken place and then… LOCKDOWN!

    In true Withington ‘where there is a will there is a way’ spirit, and with the amazing talent and commitment of Year 6 girls and the IT, …

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  5. Manchester Schools Games

    We are delighted to report that Withington’s continued commitment to giving girls of all ability levels the opportunity to play, compete and enjoy team sports, has been recognised with the award of a certificate from Manchester Schools Games Programme. The …

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  6. VE Day and Withington

    We marked the 75th anniversary of VE Day on Friday 8th May by looking back at how life and learning were affected for our school community during World War ll in our virtual assembly this morning.

    The assembly took the …

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  7. Super Season of Sport

    Withington’s success in National and regional competitions in athletics, badminton, hockey, netball and lacrosse has earned us a place in School Sport Magazine’s 2019 list of the top 100 independent sports schools in the country. This puts WGS in the …

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  8. Junior Sports Round-up – Spring 2020

    Junior girls had an excellent term of sport, particularly in Netball and Lacrosse, where they qualified for a national final! Netball

    Junior girls love their netball and there is always an enthusiastic attendance at recreational netball. The girls also love …

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  9. An unprecedented end to the Spring Term

    During the last week of the Spring term Withington, along with schools across the country, entered previously uncharted territory following the government announcement on Wednesday 18 March of the closure of schools across the UK until further notice, with effect …

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  10. Five WGS Headmistresses attend Emily Simon Legacy Lunch

    It was very special to have four former headteachers as well as Mrs Haslam, our current Headmistress, present at the Emily Simon Legacy Lunch held recently at school. We were delighted to welcome Miss Hulme, Mrs Kenyon, Mrs Pickering and …

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