Junior School News

  1. Bronya’s Boat Race

    We were absolutely delighted that alumna Bronya Sykes (Class of 2018) was part of this year’s winning Cambridge eight in the Women’s University Boat Race.

    Bronya was originally selected for the 2020 race but unfortunately the race was cancelled due …

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  2. Digging for Victory

    Lower and Upper II have been planting potatoes this term. They began by chitting them (encouraging the potatoes to sprout before planting them) during February in Key Worker School. Ten days later, when everyone was back in school, the potatoes …

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  3. Dining upgrade to benefit all at Withington

    The physical heart of a school building could describe any number of spaces but there is no doubt that this year’s extension and refurbishment of Withington Girls’ School’s dining areas is an investment in facilities that are close to the …

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  4. British Science Week

    Science Week in the Junior School

    The theme for British Science Week 2021 was Innovating for the Future!

    Starting off the week with an assembly, the girls were able to learn about the inventions that have changed the world. We …

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  5. Juniors Celebrate International Women’s Day

    International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women and it provided an excellent focus for our first day back after not being in the School building since before Christmas.

    The campaign …

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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