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  1. Preparation for the Oxbridge Journey

    Each year, those who intend to apply to Cambridge or Oxford are supported through a range of activities organised by our Head of Chemistry and Oxbridge Coordinator, Dr Vilela. Working closely with the Oxbridge candidates, Dr Vilela runs a series …

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  2. New Tree at WGS Marks Newnham 150th Anniversary

    In November we were delighted to welcome members from MACUW, The Manchester Association of Cambridge University Women, who visited Withington to mark the planting of a new tree in the Withington grounds. It has been donated by MACUW to celebrate …

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  3. Withington’s World of Wizarding

    New to the extra-curricular timetable this year and growing in popularity, Harry Potter Club was launched by our new Head of English, Mrs Suttle. Every Thursday at second lunch, Third Form, Lower and Upper Fourth pupils have the opportunity to …

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  4. Mindfulness for all at Withington Juniors

    One of our Junior School Transition (Year 3) teachers, Mrs Birch, is now Paws .b qualified, strengthening even further Withington Girls’ School’s commitment to the wellbeing of our pupils.

    Paws .b is a leading mindfulness programme for children aged seven …

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  5. Manchester Sings 2021

    Around 250 children from across Greater Manchester united for a celebration of music to recognise the importance of community through a partnership festival of song and poetry at Manchester Cathedral on Wednesday 24th November.

    An array of colourful t-shirts in …

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  6. Withington Choir Performs World Premieres

    Twenty Withington pupils performed at the flagship bicentenary celebration for Anne Brontë in the North West. Taking place on Saturday 13th November 2021, following its postponement from 2020, this unique concert featured world premieres of music, written specially for the …

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  7. Tatler Schools Guide 2022

    We are thrilled to feature once more in the Tatler Schools Guide to the top prep and public schools in the UK. You can read the budding review below:

    Head Sarah Haslam, BA, since 2016, previously Deputy Head Oxbridge 15% …

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  8. An enthusiastic first half term for our Juniors!

    We’re often asked what a typical Withington girl is like but there really is no one type – our girls may be extrovert, reserved, sporty, musical, creative or analytical. This diversity of our pupil body is an asset and benefit …

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