Sixth Form News

  1. Poetry Society win for Withington Sixth Former

    Upper Sixth pupil Natalie Perman has been awarded a top prize in the highly-prestigious international Foyle Young Poets competition, run by the Poetry Society. The competition, the largest of its kind in the UK for writers aged 11 to 17, …

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  2. Harvest Time … and Even Healthier Food

    Senior School Harvest Festival

    As in previous years, our Harvest gifts were donated to the Booth Centre who support homeless people in Manchester.

    William Godfrey from the Booth Centre came along to accept our gifts, which go directly to the …

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  3. Biology Field Trip to Betws y Coed, North Wales

    After only one day  back at school, the Upper Sixth biologists travelled to North Wales for the Ecology Fieldtrip. We have used the Drapers’ Field Centre at Betws y Coed, run by the Field Studies Council for many years and …

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  4. Exceptional GCSE Results in 2017

    Withington pupils have achieved an outstanding set of examination results, securing the top A* grade in 84% of non-reformed GCSE papers taken this year, with an exceptional 97% attaining grades A* to A. In the more rigorous newly reformed English …

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  5. Celebrating Outstanding A-Level Results

    Withington is celebrating yet another set of superb A Level results, with 76% of subjects passed at A* and A grades and 92% of all subjects passed at grades A*, A or B. From this year’s A Level cohort of …

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  6. World Challenge Sri Lanka Blog

    Fifteen Withington Sixth Form pupils embarked on a World Challenge expedition to Sri Lanka in the first three weeks of the summer holidays. Here follows the blog of the two accompanying Withington teachers Miss Diana Bruce and Mrs Kathryn Williams, …

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  7. Citizenship Day 2017

    “We make a life by what we give”

    Withington’s annual Citizenship Day was as action-packed as ever, with firmly established activities such as car washing raising funds for The Christie hospital and new ones such as painting a jungle-themed mural …

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  8. Art Exhibition 2017

    We were delighted to welcome parents, pupils and friends to our annual GCSE, AS and A2 Art Exhibition on 25th May.

    This year, our very talented Upper Sixth artists entitled the exhibition Experience as they felt it encapsulated the very …

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  9. Withington Now and Then

    Last night was the ‘World Premiere’, no less, of the Withington ‘Now and Then’ film, made with the support of National Lottery Heritage funding. Over 200 people attended and shared a fantastic insight into life at Withington through the ages. …

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  10. Russia Trip 2017

    Withington’s Senior pupils were treated in an assembly this week to a special showing of a newsreel film reporting on this year’s Easter trip to Russia. The 20-minute Withington Newsround edit was produced by WGS girls during their six-day History …

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