Junior School News

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Tatler Schools Guide 2022

    We are thrilled to feature once more in the Tatler Schools Guide to the top prep and public schools in the UK. You can read the budding review below:

    Head Sarah Haslam, BA, since 2016, previously Deputy Head Oxbridge 15% …

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  4. An enthusiastic first half term for our Juniors!

    We’re often asked what a typical Withington girl is like but there really is no one type – our girls may be extrovert, reserved, sporty, musical, creative or analytical. This diversity of our pupil body is an asset and benefit …

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  5. The Inaugural Ad Lucem Awards 2021

    We are thrilled to announce the recipients of our very first Ad Lucem Alumna and Young Alumna Awards.

    Following nominations from the school community, a shortlisting process in which our Head Girl Team 2020-21 were asked to participate and a …

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  6. Bring on the brass!

    Junior Brass Day was a lot of fun! Pupils learnt about these instruments from two of our peripatetic teachers, Tim Barber and Simon Powell. They entertained the girls in assembly with their skilful playing of the trombone and trumpet and …

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  7. A Pan-tastic Production!

    The Summer Term traditionally sees Year 6s bid farewell to their time at Withington Girls’ Junior School through the Strawberry Serenade. Typically, the show is performed to an audience but for the second year ‘curtain up’ became ‘cameras rolling’ to …

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  8. Arts Award 2021


    This term, our Junior art enthusiasts have continued with their World of Fashion Arts Award Explore course. We managed to fit many activities into this term, starting with a fun shoe design project. The girls used vibrant fabric paints …

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  9. Junior School full of Music and Song!

    As Junior girls begin a mammoth mission to record their annual summer musical production – this year it’s Peter Pan – we take a look back at Music Recital recordings made earlier in the year.

    Music Recitals are regular events …

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