Senior School News

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Alumna Imogen talks about careers in Music

    It was a pleasure to welcome Imogen Lewis Holland (Class of 2007) back to Withington last Friday. Director of Music, Gilly Sargent, invited Imogen to talk to current pupils from Year 9 to Sixth Form about careers in music.

    Although …

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Half Term Trip to Heidelberg

    Imagine time passing agonisingly slowly: you find yourself in solitary confinement in a fusty cell with bars on the windows; your only entertainment is the colourful graffiti and wall-scrawl left behind by previous inmates, and a writing desk and pen …

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  7. DofE Gold Practice Expedition

    Very many congratulations to the 30 Year 12 girls who have successfully completed their practice expedition for the Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award, which took place from Wednesday 23rd to Friday 26th Ocotober. Starting from Ingleton in the Yorkshire Dales, …

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  8. Sports Reports – First half of the Autumn Term 2019


    Condover Hall Champions and Runners-up

    Withington teams began the year in style with the Year 8s finishing as Champions at the GSA Condover Hall Tournament and the Year 9s as runners up. A full report about this competition is …

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  9. Sustaining People and Places – Founders’ Day 2019

    Withington commemorated its 129th Founders’ Day at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall on 7th October with an evening of inspirational speeches, readings and musical celebrations on the theme of ‘Sustaining People and Places’.


    Thought-provoking talks included a fascinating insight into the …

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