Sixth Form 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. 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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  3. Thanks for Calling!

    Thank you to everyone who took the time to speak with our calling team during this year’s Withington Onwards Telephone Campaign.

    During the campaign, which ran from 20th August to 2nd September 2019, our team of committed and enthusiastic Withington …

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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. Biology Fieldtrip 2019

    The annual Year 12 Biology Field Trip took place over the penultimate weekend of the summer term, from 21st to 24th June. Forty-two A-Level Biology students travelled to the Rhyd-y-Creuau educational centre in Betws-y-Coed in North Wales to conduct ecological …

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