Senior School News

  1. 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 world …

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  2. Silver and Gold at Condover Hall

    Withington Year 8 and 9 netballers got off to a great start this academic year when they went down to Condover Hall for the Girls’ School Association’s annual Netball Masterclass weekend – a celebration of netball where girls had the …

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  3. Withington secures Erasmus+ grant

    The School is delighted to have been awarded a substantial grant from Erasmus+, a programme to support education, training, youth and sport in Europe. Withington secured the grant on the basis of a proposal that around 30 staff from across …

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  4. Withington GCSE pupils shine with elite grades at 55%

    Year 11 pupils at Withington Girls’ School topped last year’s performance in the reformed GCSEs with 55% of results at the elite Grade 9 and the top A* with Distinction in Further Maths (compared to 43% on results day in …

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  5. Houston, WGS has landed!

    Updated 14th July 2019

    Thirty Withington pupils and four staff have recently returned from the trip of a lifetime entitled ‘Texas Space STEM’ to NASA’s Space Center, Houston. Their trip was arranged by  Vision Education UK and they took part …

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  6. Ruth Bayley Illustration Award 2019

    There were some excellent entries from pupils across the school for this year’s Ruth Bayley Illustration Award. The brief for this year’s competition was designed to complement a recent exhibition at The Whitworth Art Gallery by internationally acclaimed artist Alice …

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  7. Summertime Geography Fieldwork

    The Summer Term saw the Geography Department embracing many opportunities to carry out essential fieldwork. This has become even more central to our aims as its importance has grown in the GCSE and A-Level external examinations. Collecting appropriate first-hand data …

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  8. The Lion King: A Roaring Success!

    Huge congratulations to all Junior girls for their four spectacular performances of The Lion King JR over two days last week!

    The Lion King JR is a 60-Minute Version of Disney’s The Lion King but still conveys the story, the …

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  9. Citizenship Day 2019: A Day of Shared Purpose

    There are some moments at Withington when the school exceeds even the best of expectations and hopes and Citizenship Day on Wednesday 26th June was one such occasion. The theme for this year’s Citizenship Day was ‘Shared Purpose’, with Withington …

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