Senior School News

  1. St John Ambulance North of England Cadet of the Year

    Photo credit: Brian Aldrich

    Congratulations to Year 10 pupil Freya who now has a Royal appointment after being named St John Ambulance’s Regional Cadet of the Year (North) at the charity’s annual competition. Freya was one of 32 young people …

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  2. Withington are GCHQ CyberFirst Girls Competition Finalists!

    Four Year 8 pupils have won through to the final of the CyberFirst Girls Competition, a competition of problem-solving and code cracking challenges, organised by the National Cyber Security Centre, a part of GCHQ. The group were delighted to be …

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  3. Wonderful Withington Christmas

    Christmas 2018 blog: We will be adding to this page as events unfold. With the arrival of December this year, Withington began preparations for all things festive in the build up to the end of term’s Christmas celebrations. Once the …

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  4. Sport for the Mind

    LEGO League Competition Withington wins the Core Values Trophy for the third consecutive year

    The WGS Lego League Team travelled to Daresbury Laboratory to compete in the First Lego League Competition. After a full day of competition, which included a …

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  5. Classics Trip to Athens 2018

    In October Half Term, the Classics Department took a group of Withington girls to Greece to learn more about the classical world beyond the classroom. The group consisted of 21 girls from Years 8 to 12, accompanied by Mrs Howling, …

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  6. Un Viajecito a Barcelona

    During the October break, nine Year 11 & 12 linguists, joined by Señorita Noya and Señora Humblet, jetted off to sunny Barcelona for the annual Spanish Exchange with La Vall School. On the flight over, nerves were high but excitement …

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  7. Dreams and Discovery: Founders’ Day 2018

    Dreams and Discovery  was the theme for Withington’s Founders’ Day Celebration as the School community, joined by invited guests, enjoyed an uplifting evening of speeches, readings and music at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall. The School was celebrating 128 years since its …

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  8. Year 7 at Ghyll Head

    As per Withington tradition, new Third Form students visited Ghyll Head Outdoor Education Centre for a three-day residential trip in September. The aim of the trip is for girls to get to know each other, form new friendships and work …

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