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  1. Houston, WGS has landed!

    Updated 14th July 2019

    Thirty Withington pupils and four staff have recently returned from the trip of a lifetime entitled ‘Texas Space STEM’ to NASA’s Space Center, Houston. Their trip was arranged by  Vision Education UK and they took part …

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  2. Ruth Bayley Illustration Award 2019

    There were some excellent entries from pupils across the school for this year’s Ruth Bayley Illustration Award. The brief for this year’s competition was designed to complement a recent exhibition at The Whitworth Art Gallery by internationally acclaimed artist Alice …

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  3. The Lion King: A Roaring Success!

    Huge congratulations to all Junior girls for their four spectacular performances of The Lion King JR over two days last week!

    The Lion King JR is a 60-Minute Version of Disney’s The Lion King but still conveys the story, the …

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  4. Biology Fieldtrip 2019

    The annual Year 12 Biology Field Trip took place over the penultimate weekend of the summer term, from 21st to 24th June. Forty-two A-Level Biology students travelled to the Rhyd-y-Creuau educational centre in Betws-y-Coed in North Wales to conduct ecological …

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  5. Citizenship Day 2019: A Day of Shared Purpose

    There are some moments at Withington when the school exceeds even the best of expectations and hopes and Citizenship Day on Wednesday 26th June was one such occasion. The theme for this year’s Citizenship Day was ‘Shared Purpose’, with Withington …

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  6. Greater Manchester School Awards

    WGS named as ‘School in the Community’ finalist

    Withington is, and always has been, a school with its heart in the community, so we are delighted to have been chosen as one of four finalists for the ‘School in the …

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  7. Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award Expeditions 2019

    Over four days of the May Bank Holiday weekend, 21 Y12 girls embarked on their Qualifying Expedition walking from Sedbergh to Richmond in the Yorkshire Dales. Covering over 50 miles and completely crossing two Ordinance Survey maps, the girls faced …

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  8. Metamorphosis: The WGS Art Exhibition of 2019

    Metamorphosis was the title of this year’s GCSE and A-Level art exhibition in which parents and friends were invited to come and celebrate the wonderful achievements of our Year 11 and Year 13 artists over the last two years. Once …

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  9. Tea at Windsor Castle

    An afternoon tea at Windsor Castle, hosted by His Royal Highness The Duke of York, was the culmination of an exciting journey for Withington’s Year 8 team of cyber experts. The four pupils – Daisy, Lily, Anisha and Janani – …

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