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  1. Withington is North West Independent School of the Decade

    A year after being named the top independent school in the North West, Withington Girls’ School has earned the honour of being named North West Independent Secondary School of the Decade by The Sunday Times.

    Alastair McCall, editor of The …

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  2. Arts & Heritage in partnership with St James CofE Primary

    As part of Withington’s Projects and Partnerships programme, we are delighted to be working with St James Church of England Primary School in Rusholme to organise and deliver an engaging Arts Award Discover project.

    Arts Award Advisor, Miss Hannah Brown, …

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  3. Dining upgrade to benefit all at Withington

    The physical heart of a school building could describe any number of spaces but there is no doubt that this year’s extension and refurbishment of Withington Girls’ School’s dining areas is an investment in facilities that are close to the …

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  4. SHiNE Together 2021

    Our SHiNE Together programme for boys and girls from nine neighbouring primary schools was delivered online this year and we are delighted that 82 children in Years 5 and 6 have taken part.

    Children have participated in online lessons in: …

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  5. Portrait Project to say Thank You to Key Worker WGS Alumnae

    During the first lockdown WGS Head of Art, Ruth Fildes, inspired by a national project, suggested saying thank you to WGS alumnae who were key workers by offering to paint their portraits.

    “Inspired by the highly successful and wonderfully inspirational …

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  6. A Wonderful Withington Christmas

    This year we have recorded nine different Christmas events so that our school community can enjoy the singers, choristers and musicians of Withington Girls’ School, from Juniors to Seniors to Staff just like they do every year. Links to the …

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  7. 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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