Parents News

  1. 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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  2. Alumna Louise joins the WGS Board of Governors

    Withington Girls’ School is very pleased to welcome alumna Dr Louise Maynard-Atem to the school’s Board of Governors. Louise (Class of 2004) completed her PhD in materials chemistry in 2013 at the University of Manchester. She then worked in the …

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  3. Alumna Christine Rice awarded MBE

    Congratulations to alumna Christine Rice who has been awarded an MBE in the New Year Honours list for services to opera.

    Christine (Class of 1988) studied Physics at Oxford before pursuing her interest in music and studying singing at the …

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  4. Senior Citizens’ Christmas Tea Party 2022

    In the words of that popular Christmas song, it certainly was ‘the most wonderful time of the year’ when Withington was again able to open its doors to our friends from the local area for the Senior Citizen’s Christmas Tea …

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  5. Fourth consecutive Sunday Times accolade for Withington

    Withington Girls’ School is celebrating being named Independent Secondary School of the Year in the North West in the prestigious Sunday Times Schools Guide, Parent Power, which will be published on Sunday 11th December. It is the fourth consecutive year …

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  6. Manchester Sings 2022: We’re all in this together

    Seven schools from across Greater Manchester unite for Manchester Sings 

    Withington Girls’ School senior and junior pupils gathered with children from six Greater Manchester primary schools in the spectacular setting of Manchester Cathedral on Tuesday 29th November to perform together …

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  7. Settling in at Senior School

    The transition from junior school to senior school is an exciting yet potentially testing time for children – new teachers, new subjects, new friends and navigating their way around a much bigger school site are among the opportunities and challenges …

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  8. Withington is named an Arts Award Trinity Champion Centre

    Withington Girls’ School has been selected to be an Arts Award Trinity Champion Centre for the 2022-23 academic year due to the successful delivery of the Arts Award programme. In this role, our Arts Award Coordinators Miss Brown and Ms …

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  9. A Stellar Season of Sport for WGS

    The sporting prowess of WGS pupils has resulted in a tremendously successful season of sport in the 2021-22 academic year. Withington performed excellently within our region and also on a national level, with our U14 lacrosse team securing WGS’s first …

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