Junior School News

  1. Dreams and Discovery: Founders’ Day 2018

    Dreams and Discovery  was the theme for Withington’s Founders’ Day Celebration as the School community, joined by invited guests, enjoyed an uplifting evening of speeches, readings and music at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall. The School was celebrating 128 years since its …

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  2. Junior School Geography Fieldtrips

    Year 4 Geography Trip to Macclesfield Forest

    On 25th September, Year 4 pupils set off together on a Geography fieldtrip to Macclesfield Forest. They really enjoyed getting out and about to explore the importance of water in the landscape. The …

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  3. Tatler Schools Guide 2019

    We are delighted to be included in the 15th edition of the prestigious Tatler Schools Guide to the top Public schools in the UK, with a review that captures, in true Tatler style, what sets Withington (and Withy girls!) apart.…

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  4. Junior Language Challenge

    Eight girls from the Junior School took part in the Junior Language Challenge North Western semi-final in the first weeks of term. To qualify, they had been learning Spanish online and then, to prepare for the semi-final, they spent some …

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  5. Record-breaking A*s in 2018 A-Levels!

    *Updated 24th September 2018

    Withington Girls’ School, consistently one of the top performing schools in public exams in the North of England, is celebrating a set of exceptional A Level results by its Class of 2018, recording an all-time high …

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  6. International Olympiad accolades for two Withington students

    Sasha Geim, a Withington Upper Sixth student, has earned a gold medal and contributed to a record-breaking achievement by the UK team at the 50th International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO), held in Prague and Bratislava from 19th to 29th July.

    Withington …

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  7. Official Opening of the WGS Sport and Fitness Centre

    Withington marked the official opening of its impressive new Sport and Fitness Centre with a visit by inspirational Paralympian athlete Dame Sarah Storey DBE and a fun-filled day-long Festival of Sport.

    The new facility – which provides an expanded area …

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  8. WGS Citizenship Day 2018

    Citizenship Day is an annual event when pupils are encouraged to think carefully about their role as citizens in a variety of communities – our school community, our local community and our global community. And not only to think about …

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  9. Years 5 and 6 at Condover Hall

    Years 5 and 6 each enjoyed fantastic residential trips to Condover Hall in June. There were no complaints about the weather this year! The girls all had great fun and were challenged in many different ways, from climbing Gladiator Wall …

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