Parents News

  1. Withington in the Gambia 2018

    Here follows reports and impressions from Sixth Form pupils recently returned from The Gambia.  They have had and eye-opening and amazing time finding out more about the country and enjoyed meeting many smiling and friendly Gambian people, young and old!…

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  2. Sport for the Mind

    LEGO League Competition Withington wins the Core Values Trophy for the third consecutive year

    The WGS Lego League Team travelled to Daresbury Laboratory to compete in the First Lego League Competition. After a full day of competition, which included a …

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Making a difference in Uganda

    Withington’s annual Uganda trip had an unanticipated outcome this year as a well-timed donation of baby milk formula from our visiting Sixth Form volunteer party was used in the care of a month-old premature baby. Prior to their expedition, the …

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  7. Un Viajecito a Barcelona

    During the October break, nine Year 11 & 12 linguists, joined by Señorita Noya and Señora Humblet, jetted off to sunny Barcelona for the annual Spanish Exchange with La Vall School. On the flight over, nerves were high but excitement …

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  8. Coastal Geography Fieldtrip

    Fourteen Lower Sixth Geography students spent three days on the Yorkshire Coast at the end of October as part of the Compulsory Fieldwork requirement of the A-Level course. We were extremely fortunate to have blue skies and warm sun to …

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  9. Dreams and Discovery: Founders’ Day 2018

    Dreams and Discovery  was the theme for Withington’s Founders’ Day Celebration as the School community, joined by invited guests, enjoyed an uplifting evening of speeches, readings and music at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall. The School was celebrating 128 years since its …

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