Junior School News

  1. Withington pupil stars in The Railway Children Return

    Withington Girls’ School Year 6 pupil Eden Hamilton stars in The Railway Children Return alongside Sheridan Smith and Jenny Agutter, who is reprising her role as Roberta ‘Bobbie’ Waterbury, in the much-anticipated sequel to the 1970 family favourite.

    Eden, now …

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  2. Outstanding dining facilities complete 10-year development plan

    Withington Girls’ School officially opened its extended and completely refurbished dining facilities, a spectacular multi-purpose function room, dedicated learning support centre and additional office and meeting space on Thursday 28 April, the final strand of a 10-year school redevelopment plan. …

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  3. Young Science Communicators 2022

    Our Lower Sixth Young Science Communicators programme began in January with a workshop for pupils led by Techniquest, Glyndwr. Here pupils were given the opportunity to think carefully about how to communicate difficult concepts to make Science accessible for all. …

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  4. Interlink Recruitment Supports Bursaries at Withington

    We would like to express our sincere thanks to Daniel and Louis Rosenthal whose company, Interlink Recruitment, has made a generous donation to our Bursary Fund.

    The brothers, who both attended an independent school, recognise the importance of a bursary …

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  5. Alumna Denise Awarded Referee of the Year

    Denise Parnell (Class of 1979) is an alumna who is truly breaking through the glass ceiling in her chosen field. Denise was awarded the accolade of Referee of the Year by the Association of British Tennis Officials and the LTA …

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  6. Languages for Life

    In the final week of the Spring Term, the Modern Foreign Languages and Classics Departments, supported by the Development Department, ran a variety of fun language-related enrichment activities exploring the possibilities that language learning offers.

    There was the opportunity to …

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  7. Culture and Diversity Shine at Withington

    Our first Culture Day was a huge success with pupils, staff and special guests alike sharing in this special occasion to celebrate the vibrant diversity of our school community. Withington’s Culture Day was an event in our personal development and …

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  8. Mindfulness for all at Withington Juniors

    One of our Junior School Transition (Year 3) teachers, Mrs Birch, is now Paws .b qualified, strengthening even further Withington Girls’ School’s commitment to the wellbeing of our pupils.

    Paws .b is a leading mindfulness programme for children aged seven …

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  9. Withington Hosts First Environmental Youth Group Meeting

    We were pleased to host the first Withington and Old Moat Environmental Youth Group on Thursday 18th November. We welcomed seven local primary schools as well as other members of Manchester City Council, including the Climate Change Officer and Head …

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