Senior School News

  1. Citizenship Day 2020

    Citizenship Day, one of the highlights of the Withington calendar, usually provides an opportunity for the whole school to come together to contribute to the wider community and focus on what it means to be a good citizen. This year, …

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  2. Manchester Schools Games

    We are delighted to report that Withington’s continued commitment to giving girls of all ability levels the opportunity to play, compete and enjoy team sports, has been recognised with the award of a certificate from Manchester Schools Games Programme. The …

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  3. Part of Art – the 2020 Art Exhibition

    It gives me great pleasure to be able to present to you the stunning artwork of this years’ GCSE and A Level Art students. This work which has been so thoughtfully, delicately and brilliantly created over the past two years …

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  4. Upper Sixth Students Launch Home-Learning Programme on Instagram

    Four Withington Sixth Formers have joined forces with students from The Manchester Grammar School and Manchester High School for Girls to launch HomePal, an engaging new home-learning programme aimed at helping younger pupils enhance and enrich their education during the …

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  5. Meet Malak in a Minute!

    Those in our school community who listen to Radio WGS Senior podcasts will have heard the voice of Malak El-Gonemy in the feature Malak’s Meet Me in a Minute. Former pupil Malak (Class of 2012) became the youngest member of …

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  6. Highlights of a musical journey

    In two of our most recent Virtual Assemblies, Director of Music, Mrs Sargent, shared GCSE Compositions from our current Year 11 pupils. As part of the Music GCSE, girls are required to create two compositions – one from a given …

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  7. School Blog Competition 2020

    Year 12 Politics student Emma Wilson (pictured above, back row, 3rd from right on a visit to No 10 in December 2019) has submitted an entry to the School Blog Competition 2020, a partnership between the Political Studies Association and …

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  8. 10 Years of the Spanish Exchange

    During one of Withington’s three virtual Assemblies last week, Head of Spanish Ms Lopez reviewed the history and benefits of our Exchange Programme with La Vall School in Barcelona. The second part of the Exchange, when the students from La …

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  9. Gambia 2020 Fundraising

    Fourteen Withington pupils have launched a fundraising effort in the hope of being able to take part in a charitable trip of a lifetime to The Gambia this Christmas. They are attempting to reach a target of £8,000 and all …

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  10. VE Day and Withington

    We marked the 75th anniversary of VE Day on Friday 8th May by looking back at how life and learning were affected for our school community during World War ll in our virtual assembly this morning.

    The assembly took the …

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