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Professor Lord Robert Winston Lecture

In March 2018, Withington hosted Professor Lord Robert Winston to present to students from across Manchester. Professor Lord Winston is a doctor, scientist, television presenter and Labour Party politician.


Imperial College London have run admissions talks at Withington for the past four years. In 2018, they approached Withington offering a lecture from Professor of Science and Society and Emeritus Professor of Fertility Studies, Professor Lord Robert Winston. Withington opened up this lecture to students from other local secondary schools. 


The lecture took place in Withington’s Arts Centre. 


The lecture was an incredible opportunity for students from Withington and partner schools to be inspired by a world-renowned scientist.

Pupil Involvement

The event was for pupils from Year 10 and upwards.

17 pupils attended from Whalley Range High School and 14 from William Hulme’s Grammar School.