Sixth Form News

  1. Hallé Youth Orchestra Success for Two Withington Pupils

    Two Withington pupils have been selected to play for Manchester’s prestigious Hallé Youth Orchestra. Talented pupils Anna G in Lower Sixth (oboe) and Georgia C in Year 11 (flute) recently auditioned and were both delighted to hear they had been …

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  2. Politics Blog Competition Success

    Congratulations to Year 13 student Emma who has been awarded the runner-up accolade in the Political Studies Association’s 2020 Student Blog Competition, which is run in partnership with the Financial Times and UK Parliament. Emma was one of 20 students …

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  3. Duke of Edinburgh Silver Qualifying Expedition 2020

    Having been back at school for only one day, 18 girls in Year 12 set off to complete their postponed Silver Qualifying Expedition. The girls were in high spirits as they made their way up to Gisburn, to meet up …

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  4. Duke of Edinburgh Gold Qualifier Expedition 2020

    Despite the additional and unwelcome presence of Storm Francis, 24 Year 13 girls successfully took on the challenge of a four-day and three-night expedition to the Lake District at the end of the summer holiday.

    Due to the DofE changed …

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  5. GCSE 2020: A positive step towards a bright future

    To mark the day on which the Upper Fifth students of Withington Girls’ School received the outcome of their GCSEs, Headmistress Sarah Haslam congratulated the girls on their hard work and commitment over the past two years, which has ensured …

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  6. A Level Results – A tribute to the Class of 2020

    Withington Girls’ School Headmistress, Sarah Haslam, has paid tribute to this year’s Upper Sixth students, who were not able to gather at School to collect their exam results in the usual way on 13th August 2020. Instead of opening their …

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  7. School Blog Competition 2020

    Year 12 Politics student Emma Wilson (pictured above, back row, 3rd from right on a visit to No 10 in December 2019) is one of 20 pupils to have been short-listed for the finals of the School Blog Competition 2020, …

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  8. Silver Practice Expedition 2020

    Like so many schools the majority of the planned DofE expeditions for the 2020 season have had to be cancelled or postponed. As an organisation, DofE have been very proactive in introducing a number of temporary changes to expedition requirements …

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  9. Citizenship Day 2020

    Citizenship Day, one of the highlights of the Withington calendar, usually provides an opportunity for the whole school to come together to contribute to the wider community and focus on what it means to be a good citizen. This year, …

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