Partnerships News

  1. Five WGS Headmistresses attend Emily Simon Legacy Lunch

    It was very special to have four former headteachers as well as Mrs Haslam, our current Headmistress, present at the Emily Simon Legacy Lunch held recently at school. We were delighted to welcome Miss Hulme, Mrs Kenyon, Mrs Pickering and …

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  2. Head Girl Kea is Appointed to the Mayor’s Youth Panel

    Withington’s Head Girl, Kea Bell, has been appointed as a member of the Greater Manchester Youth Combined Authority (GMYCA) – a panel of young people representing the ten boroughs and various communities of Greater Manchester who advise GMCA Mayor, Andy …

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  3. Withington in the Gambia 2019

    In December 2019, 14 Lower Sixth Formers visited The Gambia, the fifteenth such Withington visit to the village of Illiassa and to other parts of The Gambia. The trip was led by Miss Kaeren Browning, accompanied by Miss Bruce and …

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  4. Wonderful Withington Christmas 2019

    A new Withington tradition was born this December with the inaugural Manchester Sings event, initiated by Withington’s Director of Music, Mrs Gillian Sargent. Inspirational, moving and just a spectacle to behold, nearly 250 children gave an unforgettable performance at Manchester …

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  5. Manchester Sings

    A sea of colourful t-shirts, lots of smiling faces and the heart-warming sound of a massed choir of young voices filled Manchester Cathedral on Wednesday 4th December as pupils from seven schools came together to perform for an audience of …

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  6. SHiNE – Saturday Classes at WGS

    Withington’s SHiNE Saturday morning education courses were run for the 12th year in 2019 and are more popular than ever! 91 boys and girls in Years 5 and 6 – nearly twice as many as in previous years – from …

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  7. Change Starts with Us

    Girls from Year 8 and 9 launched the WGS programme for Anti-bullying Week activities in Assembly on Tuesday. Through roleplay, they enacted scenarios around different kinds of bullying and the meaning of friendship. The actors wore odd socks to promote …

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  8. Faraday Challenge Day

    Withington pupils were joined by teams from Trinity Church of England High School, Whalley Range High School, Sale Grammar School and Cheadle Hulme High School to take part in the IET’s Faraday Challenge. This year, there will be a total …

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  9. Uganda 2019

    During October Half Term, nine Upper Sixth Formers, visited Uganda for ten days.  Over the course of the trip, they visited all the charities that Withington has supported, and visited annually, for the past six years.

    Daisy writes:

    Prior to …

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