Junior School News

  1. Junior History Week and World Book Day

    This week has been History Week in the Junior School but it also appropriately combined with other events – World Book Day and International Women’s Day.

    We began the week with an assembly presentation from Withington alumna, Debbie Griffiths [1975 …

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  2. Top Gear at Winmarleigh Hall

    Upper II girls had a fantastic time on the annual residential trip to Winmarleigh Hall February 6th – 8th 2019. The absolute highlight was getting the chance to drive Winmarleigh’s brand new ‘All Terrain Vehicle’. Our WGS group was the …

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  3. Arts Award Discover

    Congratulations to the 43 Junior pupils who have successfully completed their Arts Award Discover course! The girls received their certificates in a special assembly presentation this morning. Throughout last term, the girls have shown great enthusiasm and have created artwork …

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  4. Juniors’ Let’s Make Music Day

    The halls of WGS have been filled with the sound of music today. Girls in Years 3 to 5 have been trying out different instruments, including the violin, oboe and harp to name but a few. The perfect way to …

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  5. Cerrie Burnell visits the Junior School

    Today the Juniors had an inspirational talk from author Cerrie Burnell. She discussed what made her become an author, what inspires her writing and gave the girls some ideas for their own story writing.

    Cerrie, who is well known as …

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  6. On the map at Table Tennis!

    This weekend, the newly-formed Withington U11 table tennis squad took part in their first-ever major competition: the regional round of the National Schools Table Tennis Tournament, held at St Bede’s High School in Blackburn.

    And what a brilliant debut it …

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  7. Wonderful Withington Christmas

    Christmas 2018 blog: We will be adding to this page as events unfold. With the arrival of December this year, Withington began preparations for all things festive in the build up to the end of term’s Christmas celebrations. Once the …

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  8. Young Shakespeare Company Visit

    Following on from a week of all things Tudor with the Juniors’ trips to Ordsall Hall and the Tudor-themed Parents’ Assembly, this Wednesday our girls were treated to a visit from the Young Shakespeare Company.

    A troupe of five young …

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  9. Year 5 Tudor Experience Day at Ordsall Hall

    Year 5 have been travelling through time this week on their trips to Ordsall Hall in Salford. The large former manor house is over 750 years old and still retains features dating back to the 15th century – which upon …

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  10. Creative Writing Adventures!

    Today, the Withington Junior School has been joined by pupils from the Manchester Grammar School and Armitage CofE Primary School for some very exciting creative writing workshops from author and filmmaker, Matt Dickinson. Matt has authored many books, both for …

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