Senior School News

  1. An unprecedented end to the Spring Term

    During the last week of the Spring term Withington, along with schools across the country, entered previously uncharted territory following the government announcement on Wednesday 18 March of the closure of schools across the UK until further notice, with effect …

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  2. 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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  3. #WGSEachforEqual International Women’s Day Celebrations

    Withington celebrated International Women’s Day 2020 with a series of inspirational and thought-provoking workshops that encapsulated this year’s theme of #EachforEqual.

    Twenty five speakers – members of our alumnae, parent community and local business representatives – volunteered their time to …

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  4. Two Young Enterprise Companies, Three Awards!

    On Friday, 7th February, both WGS 2019-2020 Young Enterprise companies – Lovender Botanics and YouPhoria – took part in the Trafford Centre Young Enterprise Trade Fair where they had the opportunity to sell to the public with nine other companies …

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  5. Beasts and Beauties

    This year’s school production was Beasts and Beauties, a retelling of some of Europe’s best-known and well-loved tales, each with surprises, action, humour – or all three – thrown in!

    Produced and directed by the WGS Drama Department and supported …

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  6. 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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  7. North West Champions 2020!

    Huge congratulations to our U14 netballers who won through to become  North West Champions in the National Schools Netball Competition! At the tournament, which took place on Saturday 25th January, the whole squad played some outstanding Netball throughout the court …

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  8. Green Flag Status Renewed

    A great year for Eco Society has culminated with the renewal of the Eco-Schools Green Flag Award! Withington has now been recognised continuously as a Green Flag School since 2010 and the Award recognises the efforts of the School’s ‘Eco’ …

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  9. Spanish Exchange 2019-2020

    This year, as in the previous nine years, WGS participated in a Spanish Exchange with La Vall school based in the north-west of Barcelona. WGS participants were each paired up with a Year 12 pupil from the Spanish School and …

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