Parents News

  1. National Netball Victories for WGS

    Withington has ended the winter sports season on a high with three netball teams winning national titles, and a number of other trophies secured at different levels.

    Our U13 and U15 squads won their respective finals at the Independent Schools …

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  2. Teaching Latin at Mauldeth Road

    During the Spring Term, five Year 12 pupils taught Latin at Mauldeth Road Primary School. This is an important partnership project which Withington has run for several years and the children there both enjoy and benefit from these lessons.

    The …

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  3. WGS Musical Showcase

    On Wednesday 29th March, the WGS Musical Showcase took place with almost 200 pupils from both the Junior and Senior school taking part in what was a highly entertaining and enjoyable extravaganza of WGS music at its best. The concert …

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  4. First WGS Iftar

    On Tuesday 28th March the very first WGS Iftar took place at Vermilion Restaurant, Manchester. It was a very special evening of warmth and friendship and we are delighted to announce that £32,000 was raised for The Marjorie Hulme Bursary

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  5. The Bexwyke Lecture at MGS

    On Thursday 23rd March, The Manchester Grammar School hosted the Bexwyke Lecture, this year with the theme – ‘determination’.

    A small group of Lower II (Year 5) pupils attended the morning workshops during which they created parachutes utilising materials such …

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  6. Ruth Bayley Competition

    The Ruth Bayley Illustration Competition was set up in memory of WGS alumna Ruth Bayley, a successful illustrator of many children’s books. Each year, Withington pupils are set a theme which this year was ‘labels’.

    Illustrator and comic maker, Emmeline

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  7. Feel Fab Feb 2023

    Withington Girls’ School’s two weeks of wellbeing returned for 2023 with a full roster of activities designed to enable all in the school community to focus on personal development; reflect on what makes us fulfilled and well; try out new …

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  8. Oxbridge Offers for Withington Eleven

    Nine Upper Sixth pupils are celebrating offers from the universities of Cambridge or Oxford, as well as two of last year’s leavers who have secured unconditional places at Oxford for September 2023.

    Offers from Cambridge have been made for: Economics …

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  9. Culture Day

    Building on the success of last year’s inaugural event, Culture Day 2023 was a spectacular showcase of the vibrant diversity of our school community. The Withington community once again made every effort to celebrate one another’s cultures and be united …

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  10. WGS Top 50 for Sport

    Withington Girls’ School has achieved its highest ever ranking by School Sport Magazine as a top sporting school in the UK. Of all the schools listed in the ‘Top 200 Sporting Schools of 2022’, WGS is named 43rd.

    The ranking …

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