Sixth Form News

  1. Green Flag Status Renewed

    A great year for Eco Society has culminated with the renewal of the Eco-Schools Green Flag Award! Withington has now been recognised continuously as a Green Flag School since 2010 and the Award recognises the efforts of the School’s ‘Eco’ …

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  2. Spanish Exchange 2019-2020

    This year, as in the previous nine years, WGS participated in a Spanish Exchange with La Vall school based in the north-west of Barcelona. WGS participants were each paired up with a Year 12 pupil from the Spanish School and …

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  3. Withington in the Gambia 2019

    In December 2019, 14 Lower Sixth Formers visited The Gambia, the fifteenth such Withington visit to the village of Illiassa and to other parts of The Gambia. The trip was led by Miss Kaeren Browning, accompanied by Miss Bruce and …

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  4. Wonderful Withington Christmas 2019

    A new Withington tradition was born this December with the inaugural Manchester Sings event, initiated by Withington’s Director of Music, Mrs Gillian Sargent. Inspirational, moving and just a spectacle to behold, nearly 250 children gave an unforgettable performance at Manchester …

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  5. Manchester Sings

    A sea of colourful t-shirts, lots of smiling faces and the heart-warming sound of a massed choir of young voices filled Manchester Cathedral on Wednesday 4th December as pupils from seven schools came together to perform for an audience of …

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  6. ESU Mace Schools Debating Competition

    We were delighted to host Round One of the ESU Mace Schools Debating competition at Withington this week. Six schools took part in three separate debates, each chaired by WGS Year 12 pupils Imaan and Safa, who introduced and concluded …

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  7. SHiNE – Saturday Classes at WGS

    Withington’s SHiNE Saturday morning education courses were run for the 12th year in 2019 and are more popular than ever! 91 boys and girls in Years 5 and 6 – nearly twice as many as in previous years – from …

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  8. Alumna Imogen talks about careers in Music

    It was a pleasure to welcome Imogen Lewis Holland (Class of 2007) back to Withington last Friday. Director of Music, Gilly Sargent, invited Imogen to talk to current pupils from Year 9 to Sixth Form about careers in music.

    Although …

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