Junior School News

  1. Sustaining People and Places – Founders’ Day 2019

    Withington commemorated its 129th Founders’ Day at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall on 7th October with an evening of inspirational speeches, readings and musical celebrations on the theme of ‘Sustaining People and Places’.

    Thought-provoking talks included a fascinating insight into the world …

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  2. Withington secures Erasmus+ grant

    The School is delighted to have been awarded a substantial grant from Erasmus+, a programme to support education, training, youth and sport in Europe. Withington secured the grant on the basis of a proposal that around 30 staff from across …

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  3. The Lion King: A Roaring Success!

    Huge congratulations to all Junior girls for their four spectacular performances of The Lion King JR over two days last week!

    The Lion King JR is a 60-Minute Version of Disney’s The Lion King but still conveys the story, the …

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  4. Citizenship Day 2019: A Day of Shared Purpose

    There are some moments at Withington when the school exceeds even the best of expectations and hopes and Citizenship Day on Wednesday 26th June was one such occasion. The theme for this year’s Citizenship Day was ‘Shared Purpose’, with Withington …

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  5. Greater Manchester School Awards

    WGS named as ‘School in the Community’ finalist

    Withington is, and always has been, a school with its heart in the community, so we are delighted to have been chosen as one of four finalists for the ‘School in the …

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  6. Matt Goodfellow Poetry Workshops

    On Friday, 26th April, the Juniors were thrilled to host local poet Matt Goodfellow. He started the day with a wonderful, energetic performance to the whole school, describing how he gets ideas for his poems and demonstrating how they should …

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  7. Year 3’s Adventures at Robinwood

    Year 3  adventured off to Robinwood for 3 days from 27th-29th March on a fulfilling experience of thrilling and challenging activities.  They had a wonderful time developing skills such as communication, teamwork and resilience to complete tasks, often in timed …

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  8. Junior Sport – Spring Term 2019

    Pop Lacrosse Champions!

    Congratulations to our Year 5/6 Pop Lacrosse team (the only all-girls team in the tournament), who won through numerous rounds to become Greater Manchester Pop Lacrosse Champions. In the group stage, they won all 4 of their …

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