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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. A step back in time …

    Year 5 (Lower II) stepped back in time for an informative and interactive ‘Tudor’ day at Ordsall Hall, Salford, as part of their History lessons on the Tudors.

    The girls learned about Tudor celebrations, food and homes, as well as …

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  6. Change Starts with Us

    Girls from Year 8 and 9 launched the WGS programme for Anti-bullying Week activities in Assembly on Tuesday. Through roleplay, they enacted scenarios around different kinds of bullying and the meaning of friendship. The actors wore odd socks to promote …

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  7. Faraday Challenge Day

    Withington pupils were joined by teams from Trinity Church of England High School, Whalley Range High School, Sale Grammar School and Cheadle Hulme High School to take part in the IET’s Faraday Challenge. This year, there will be a total …

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  8. Half Term Trip to Heidelberg

    Imagine time passing agonisingly slowly: you find yourself in solitary confinement in a fusty cell with bars on the windows; your only entertainment is the colourful graffiti and wall-scrawl left behind by previous inmates, and a writing desk and pen …

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