Junior School News

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. JUNIOR ENTERPRISE

    Over the second half of the Spring Term, girls from Upper II have been working furiously to develop products for their Junior Enterprise project. Placed in small teams, the girls had to apply for a role (Managing Director, Sales Director, …

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  7. Robinwood 2020

    There was an air of uncertainty as to whether we were going to be able to get away to Robinwood at the end of this term. I am pleased to say that we did manage to do so with Transition …

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  8. A visit to the John Rylands Library

    “Emily gazed with awe upon the castle…”

    The Juniors’ Year 5/6 Library Club enjoyed a visit to John Rylands Library on 10th March. The Year 5 girls were pleased to share their knowledge of John and Enriqueta Rylands, after their …

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  9. History Week

    Junior girls enjoyed an array of engaging activities during this year’s History Week which focused on local history and significant figures from the past.

    The week began with an Assembly from Mrs Air, Senior School Head of History, and a …

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  10. Winmarleigh Hall 2020

    Updated 4th July 2020

    From the 19th to 21st February, Year 6 went on their annual visit to Winmarleigh Hall, PGL’s multi-activity centre in the beautiful Forest of Bowland.

    Still enjoying her happy memories of the trip, Harmony C has …

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