Sixth Form News

  1. A fantastic 15 offers from Oxford and Cambridge

    Fifteen Withington students have secured offers to study at the universities of Oxford or Cambridge this year, with the majority of the Upper Sixth already celebrating offers from the universities of their choice.

    Of the Oxbridge offer-holders, 11 (representing one-in-six …

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  2. Withington in the Gambia 2018

    Here follows reports and impressions from Sixth Form pupils recently returned from The Gambia.  They had and eye-opening and amazing time finding out more about the country and enjoyed meeting many smiling and friendly Gambian people, young and old!

    About…

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  3. A busy term in Politics

    During the Autumn term, Year 12 and 13 politics students and POLSOC (Politics Society) were involved in a variety of politics-based activities. At the start of November, Withington took part again in National Schools Parliament Week, whose motto is: ‘Engage. …

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  4. 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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  5. Making a difference in Uganda

    Withington’s annual Uganda trip had an unanticipated outcome this year as a well-timed donation of baby milk formula from our visiting Sixth Form volunteer party was used in the care of a month-old premature baby. Prior to their expedition, the …

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Coastal Geography Fieldtrip

    Fourteen Lower Sixth Geography students spent three days on the Yorkshire Coast at the end of October as part of the Compulsory Fieldwork requirement of the A-Level course. We were extremely fortunate to have blue skies and warm sun to …

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  9. 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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  10. 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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