Junior School News

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Beasts and Beauties

    This year’s school production was Beasts and Beauties, a retelling of some of Europe’s best-known and well-loved tales, each with surprises, action, humour – or all three – thrown in!

    Produced and directed by the WGS Drama Department and supported …

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  4. Green Flag Status Renewed

    A great year for Eco Society has culminated with the renewal of the Eco-Schools Green Flag Award! Withington has now been recognised continuously as a Green Flag School since 2010 and the Award recognises the efforts of the School’s ‘Eco’ …

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  5. Wonderful Withington Christmas 2019

    A new Withington tradition was born this December with the inaugural Manchester Sings event, initiated by Withington’s Director of Music, Mrs Gillian Sargent. Inspirational, moving and just a spectacle to behold, nearly 250 children gave an unforgettable performance at Manchester …

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  6. Manchester Sings

    A sea of colourful t-shirts, lots of smiling faces and the heart-warming sound of a massed choir of young voices filled Manchester Cathedral on Wednesday 4th December as pupils from seven schools came together to perform for an audience of …

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