Junior School News

  1. Sports Reports – First half of the Autumn Term 2019


    Condover Hall Champions and Runners-up

    Withington teams began the year in style with the Year 8s finishing as Champions at the GSA Condover Hall Tournament and the Year 9s as runners up. A full report about this competition is …

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  2. Junior Sport – First Half of the Autumn Term

    Juniors have had a fantastic start to the winter season. They are enjoying playing and practising on the new pitches at home and – as ever – just love going off to fixtures in the school minibus.


    Congratulations to …

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  3. Elly Griffiths Visits the Junior School

    At the beginning of October, author, Elly Griffiths, presented an Assembly to all the girls. Elly is already well known for her crime stories written for adults but has just written her first children’s book, A Girl Called Justice.

    The …

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  4. 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 …

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  5. PTA Family Fun Night

    The PTA’s Family Fun Night held on Saturday 4th October in School proved to be very popular with parents and pupils. This is an annual event and such a great way for new and existing Junior parents to get to …

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  6. Harvest Celebrations and Giving

    The Senior School Harvest Festival Assembly took place on 24th September with the Junior School following a few days later on the 27th.

    There was a fantastic array of gifts of food by WGS pupils and their families, all of …

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  7. Mountain, Forest and Rivers: Junior Geography Fieldtrips

    With the excitement of term starting, Years 4, 5 and 6 were lucky enough to head off into our beautiful English countryside and adventure on  Geography Fieldtrips this week. All three trips were arranged through the Peak  District National Park …

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  8. 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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  9. Junior Sports – Summer Term 2019


    Rounders has been extremely popular with lots more fixtures added this year. It has been a very exciting year with outstanding results for all Years. The Year 4, 5 and 6 teams won every fixture and Year 3 had …

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