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    GCSE pupils shine at WGS

    It was a joyous gathering of soon-to-be Sixth Form students and their parents at Withington Girls’ School as GCSE results envelopes were opened to smiles, hugs and happy tears.

    “We’re so happy to share this moment with our Year 11s. …

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    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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    Politics Blog Competition Success

    Congratulations to Year 13 student Emma who has been awarded the runner-up accolade in the Political Studies Association’s 2020 Student Blog Competition, which is run in partnership with the Financial Times and UK Parliament. Emma was one of 20 students …

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    Duke of Edinburgh Silver Qualifying Expedition 2020

    Having been back at school for only one day, 18 girls in Year 12 set off to complete their postponed Silver Qualifying Expedition. The girls were in high spirits as they made their way up to Gisburn, to meet up …

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    Part of Art – the 2020 Art Exhibition

    It gives me great pleasure to be able to present to you the stunning artwork of this years’ GCSE and A Level Art students. This work which has been so thoughtfully, delicately and brilliantly created over the past two years …

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    Meet Malak in a Minute!

    Those in our school community who listen to Radio WGS Senior podcasts will have heard the voice of Malak El-Gonemy in the feature Malak’s Meet Me in a Minute. Former pupil Malak (Class of 2012) became the youngest member of …

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    Gambia 2020 Fundraising

    Fourteen Withington pupils have launched a fundraising effort in the hope of being able to take part in a charitable trip of a lifetime to The Gambia this Christmas. They are attempting to reach a target of £8,000 and all …

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    VE Day and Withington

    We marked the 75th anniversary of VE Day on Friday 8th May by looking back at how life and learning were affected for our school community during World War ll in our virtual assembly this morning.

    The assembly took the …

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    Beasts and Beauties

    This year’s school production was Beasts and Beauties, a retelling of some of Europe’s best-known and well-loved tales, each with surprises, action, humour – or all three – thrown in!

    Produced and directed by the WGS Drama Department and supported …

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    ARTiculation PRIZE 2020

    Congratulations to Upper Sixth student Milly A, who reached the North West Regional Final of ARTiculation held at The Whitworth Art Gallery. This is a national Art speaking competition which promotes and supports young people to ‘look, think and speak’ …

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