Senior School News

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. A ‘Wet and Wild Trip’ to Chester Zoo

    On the exciting, but quite rainy, morning of 12th June, we departed at 9am to visit the cute animals of Chester Zoo and to learn about classification.

    The journey took about an hour and when we got there we were …

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  7. Greater Manchester School Awards

    WGS named as ‘School in the Community’ finalist

    Withington is, and always has been, a school with its heart in the community, so we are delighted to have been chosen as one of four finalists for the ‘School in the …

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  8. Spotlight On… Journalism

    Today, Withington welcomed back three former pupils for the second Sandra Chalmers Lecture Programme, following on from the Spotlight On… TV & Radio Broadcasting event held in 2017. Sandra Locke Chalmers (Class of 1958), who sadly died in 2016, was …

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