“Mesmerising and remarkable” Year 13 Play, Jack the Ripper

Posted on: March, 29th Mar 2017

In Category: Senior School News, Sixth Form News, Woodbridge News

Five victims; five inspectors; two knights of the realm (neither in shining armour – the only ‘shining’ here was of the knife-edge Kubrick-film kind).  Murder most foul, the sense of the perpetrator’s certainty offset by the utter confusion and fear he (or she) left in his wake.  And we saw that fear played out in movement: the restless darting eyes of the

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Hockey: U14 v RHS Score: Won 4-1

Posted on: March, 27th Mar 2017

In Category: Senior School News, Sport News, Woodbridge News

The last game of the hockey season was upon us on a gloriously sunny day.  The U14 hockey team were looking to finish their season on a high after some fabulous results so far.  Play got under way and both teams played some good hockey early on to the delight of the spectators who knew they were there to witness a quality game of

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English Schools Cross Country Championships: Season Ends on a High for Woodbridge

Posted on: March, 22nd Mar 2017

In Category: Senior School News, Sport News, Woodbridge News

The cross country season ended on a high for Woodbridge pupils at the weekend with the English Schools championships in Norwich. An astonishing seven Woodbridgians were running for Suffolk, all of them a year young for their age category.

The course was dry, flat, and frankly rather boring but the event was impeccably organised and the many thousands of spectators were very well

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Netball: U16 V StFelix Won 30-7

Posted on: March, 22nd Mar 2017

In Category: Senior School News, Sport News, Woodbridge News

This was a great display of both the A and B team playing in a number of different positions, and with different team members, but always being in control of the game.  There was some fantastic shooting by Eliza Kilburn, Maddie Felton, Katy Garnett and Jemima Hill.  Fond farewells to Mia King and Louise Farthing who have now played their last game for the school

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Oliver Laxton and Year 6 perform Oliver’s Own Play ‘We’re History’

Posted on: March, 20th Mar 2017

In Category: Prep News, Woodbridge News

Pupil Oliver Laxton delighted an audience of Abbey staff and pupils last week as he and a number of other Year 6 pupils performed Oliver’s own play, “We’re History”. Oliver wrote the play himself, an outstanding achievement, and was delighted to see it brought to life by his friends.

Here Oliver describes this is his own

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Charles Sutton Wins Just42 Publishing Competition

Posted on: March, 20th Mar 2017

In Category: Senior School News, Woodbridge News

Year 10 Graphic Communication students took part in a publishing competition for local charity Just 42.  They were set a brief to design a new newsletter for the charity to send out to their supporters.  The students worked hard during lessons for about four weeks to research the charity, and then come up with a design that represented the charity but was also clear and easy to

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Zara Lye Wins Best Suffolk U18 Rider at Poplar Park Horse Trials

Posted on: March, 20th Mar 2017

In Category: Senior School News, Sport News, Woodbridge News

Putting together a string of impeccable performances, Zara Lye won the under 18 Novice at Poplar Park at the Horse Trials on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 March with a best dressage score of 24.5 (75.5%), and clear Show Jumping and Cross Country rounds. She also won the prize for best Suffolk U18 rider by winning the

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Woodbridge Takes Third Place in Exercise Combat Cadet

Posted on: March, 20th Mar 2017

In Category: General News, Senior School News

Woodbridge pupils came third overall in Exercise Combat Cadet over the weekend.  We were able to win a Gold Medal and the Best CCF trophy in addition.

Exercise Combat Cadet is the annual competition held by 7 Infantry Brigade (aka The Desert Rats) allowing 20 teams (of 9 cadets) from all over their area of

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Abbey Pupils Return Triumphant from Sudbury Festival of the Performing Arts

Posted on: March, 20th Mar 2017

In Category: Prep News, Senior School News, Woodbridge News

Congratulations to our Abbey and Senior School pupils who have won an outstanding number of accolades at the Sudbury Festival of the performing arts. The results are as follows;

VERSE SPEAKING
Commended certificates were awarded to:-
Rosie Stennett, James Maggs, Polly Scoggins, Beatrice Liddy, Tilly

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Oliver Reid and Alexander Sharratt Triumph at Sudbury Festival of the Performing Arts

Posted on: March, 20th Mar 2017

In Category: Senior School News, Woodbridge News

Alexander and Oliver were the only two Woodbridgians amongst a very accomplished field in the senior speech and drama section of the Festival; Oliver won his prose reading class and came second in his verse speaking class with distinction; Alexander won the Senior Speech and Drama Championship Salver for the highest aggregate marks in solo

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