Sixth Form News

  1. Celebrations for Withington’s Upper Fifth

    Parents and teachers shared the emotions of GCSE results day as Withington’s Year 11 pupils marked this key step on their educational journey today. With 47.4% of exam results achieved at grade 9 and 70.4% of grades achieved at grade …

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  2. WGS Class of 2023 demonstrate their breadth of talent

    Upper Sixth students at Withington Girls’ School firmly demonstrated that their impressive range of talents beyond the curriculum are underpinned by strong academic credentials, with 95% of all grades achieved at A*- B and 32.6% at A* grade in the …

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  3. Citizenship Day 2023

    This week we held our annual Citizenship Day with the theme of ‘Bee the Change’ as chosen by pupils. With a focus on community action and sustainability, there were many activities going on both in school and in the wider …

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  4. Restaurateurs For the Day

    In June, the Food and Nutrition Department welcomed Simon Shaw, Chef Patron of El Gato Negro and Carlos Gomes, who is also Head Chef at one of Simon’s other restaurants, Canto.

    The Year 10 GCSE pupils uncovered the recipes of …

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  5. Withington Alumnae Attend Gold DofE Award Celebration

    Eight Withington alumnae from the Class of 2022, who completed their Duke of Edinburgh’s Gold Award in 2021, attended a Gold Award celebration at Buckingham Palace in the week of 15th May 2023. During the week, His Royal Highness The …

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  6. Founders’ Day 2023: Inspiring Futures

    In keeping with this year’s theme Inspiring Futures, Withington’s Founders’ Day celebration held at Manchester’s prestigious Bridgewater Hall on 2nd May was a joyful, uplifting occasion filled with motivational speeches, wonderful music, poignant readings and heartfelt tributes also to the …

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  7. National Netball Victories for WGS

    Withington has ended the winter sports season on a high with three netball teams winning national titles, and a number of other trophies secured at different levels.

    Our U13 and U15 squads won their respective finals at the Independent Schools …

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  8. Teaching Latin at Mauldeth Road

    During the Spring Term, five Year 12 pupils taught Latin at Mauldeth Road Primary School. This is an important partnership project which Withington has run for several years and the children there both enjoy and benefit from these lessons.

    The …

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  9. WGS Musical Showcase

    On Wednesday 29th March, the WGS Musical Showcase took place with almost 200 pupils from both the Junior and Senior school taking part in what was a highly entertaining and enjoyable extravaganza of WGS music at its best. The concert …

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  10. First WGS Iftar

    On Tuesday 28th March the very first WGS Iftar took place at Vermilion Restaurant, Manchester. It was a very special evening of warmth and friendship and we are delighted to announce that £32,000 was raised for The Marjorie Hulme Bursary

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