Year 9 Ypres Battlefields Visit

Posted on: May, 26th May 2017

In Category: Senior School News, Woodbridge News

On Friday 19 May Year 9 embarked upon a potentially gruelling day trip to the Ypres battlefields in Belgium. Spirits remained high throughout as the students visited a range of sites and cemeteries. They had time to reflect upon the sacrifices made by the fallen, in particular OWs Henry Peachey and Alan Crowe whose graves were visited at Ljistenhoek and Tyne Cot

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Woodbridge Boys and Girls Win A-Grade Schools’ Athletics Competitions

Posted on: May, 26th May 2017

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

The boys came a glorious first, well ahead of Kesgrave, RHS, Ipswich, Northgate, East Bergholt, Copleston, Farlingaye and St Joseph’s, and the girls a fine fourth, to qualify for the next round of the Schools’ athletics competition.

With nine schools taking part in the Year 8 A-grade

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Year 5 Senior School Visit

Posted on: May, 26th May 2017

In Category: Prep News

On Thursday Year 5 pupils from The Abbey, all bright-eyed and enthusiastic, visited the Senior School for an exciting morning of outdoor activities, fun and learning in the Valley. Everything was devised and led by our experienced CCF staff (Major Garvie and Captain Capjon) with expert assistance from a fine team of sixth form

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The Abbey Stepping Into Business Market Day

Posted on: May, 26th May 2017

In Category: Prep News, Woodbridge News

Yesterday’s Stepping Into Business Market Day was a huge success – the children in Year 6 loved setting up their stalls, serving their numerous customers and managing their money. In total, the businesses generated a humongous £1942.08 of sales! The teams have been busy this morning completing their profit and loss

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Eleanore Receives Royal Academy of Dance Grade 5 Distinction

Posted on: May, 19th May 2017

In Category: Senior School News

Many congratulations to Eleanore on the award of her Royal Academy of Dance Grade 5 with distinction in ballet – an achievement all the more remarkable for being gained while dancing on a knee heavily strapped having been dislocated just five days before…

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Extraordinary LAMDA Achievements for Woodbridge Pupils

Posted on: May, 19th May 2017

In Category: Senior School News, Woodbridge News

What an extraordinary achievement by the members of our LAMDA department, pupils and teachers alike under the leadership of Ms Wynn. The 92 candidates secured between them across all grades 72 distinctions, 18 merits and 2 passes, the highlight being those gaining Gold Medal Grade 8, all 14 with distinctions: Jasper

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Abbey Pupils Enjoy Success at Suffolk Chess Megafinal

Posted on: May, 15th May 2017

In Category: Pre-Prep News, Woodbridge News

Congratulations to all those Abbey students who took part in the Suffolk Megafinal last weekend at the senior school. All those from the Abbey won a prize and qualified for the National Gigafinals, which take place in Manchester in July.

Rowan Kent won the Under 8 section with

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Year 6 Stepping Into Business

Posted on: May, 15th May 2017

In Category: Prep News, Woodbridge News

Since returning to school after the Easter holidays, Year 6 have been working tirelessly on their ‘Stepping Into Business’ enterprise project. It began with an inspiration talk from a group of business savvy Year 6 parents, who have kindly assumed the role of our Business Angels. This gave the pupils the motivation and enthusiasm to begin the process of independently creating their own

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Arabella Graves’s D of E Journey

Posted on: May, 15th May 2017

In Category: Senior School News, Woodbridge News

Following on from last week’s stop press, and Rosie Streat’s news the week before, we have more detail about Arabella’s highs, lows and very highs on gaining her bronze, silver and gold (you wait for twenty years, and then two triple-award winners come along in a fortnight…):

For her there was volunteering in Oxfam

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RHS MUN: Woodbridge Pupils win Plethora of Awards and Best Delegation for Russian Team

Posted on: May, 15th May 2017

In Category: Senior School News, Woodbridge News

On Saturday 29 April Woodbridge School sent nine pupils to the Royal Hospital School’s first ever Model United Nations conference. Between us, we represented the USA and the Russian Federation on four different committees and the security council, debating everything from the question of rising sea levels to the issue of religious

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