Parents News

  1. SHiNE Together 2021

    Our SHiNE Together programme for boys and girls from nine neighbouring primary schools was delivered online this year and we are delighted that 82 children in Years 5 and 6 have taken part.

    Children have participated in online lessons in: …

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  2. Portrait Project to say Thank You to Key Worker WGS Alumnae

    During the first lockdown WGS Head of Art, Ruth Fildes, inspired by a national project, suggested saying thank you to WGS alumnae who were key workers by offering to paint their portraits.

    “Inspired by the highly successful and wonderfully inspirational …

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  3. A Wonderful Withington Christmas

    This year we have recorded nine different Christmas events so that our school community can enjoy the singers, choristers and musicians of Withington Girls’ School, from Juniors to Seniors to Staff just like they do every year. Links to the …

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  4. Withington is North West Independent School of the Decade

    A year after being named the top independent school in the North West, Withington Girls’ School has earned the honour of being named North West Independent Secondary School of the Decade by The Sunday Times.

    Alastair McCall, editor of The …

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  5. Hallé Youth Orchestra Success for Two Withington Pupils

    Two Withington pupils have been selected to play for Manchester’s prestigious Hallé Youth Orchestra. Talented pupils Anna G in Lower Sixth (oboe) and Georgia C in Year 11 (flute) recently auditioned and were both delighted to hear they had been …

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  6. Bronze DofE Award 2020-2021

    This year, 88 girls in Year 9 have enrolled onto DofE Bronze Award and, this term, they have completed the first stages of the programme.

    During the Year 9 Teambuilding Day at the start of term, the girls had an …

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  7. Politics Blog Competition Success

    Congratulations to Year 13 student Emma who has been awarded the runner-up accolade in the Political Studies Association’s 2020 Student Blog Competition, which is run in partnership with the Financial Times and UK Parliament. Emma was one of 20 students …

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  8. Great Exhibition at Home Competition Success!

    A team of seven pupils in Year 9 (who are now in a Year group ‘bubble’) have won a prize for their entry to The Great Exhibition at Home competition!

    Aarya, Nishi, Adhya, Dalola, Kimi, Erin and Mimi who entered …

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  9. Duke of Edinburgh Silver Qualifying Expedition 2020

    Having been back at school for only one day, 18 girls in Year 12 set off to complete their postponed Silver Qualifying Expedition. The girls were in high spirits as they made their way up to Gisburn, to meet up …

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