Senior School News

ELEANORE TALENT SPOTTED BY ROYAL BALLET DANCER

Posted on: November, 29th Nov 2017

In Category: Senior School News, Woodbridge News

Many congratulations to Eleanore who was recently spotted by one of the Royal Ballet principal dancers, Sander Blommaert, who offered her some personalised training. She has been up to London a couple of times so far and is absolutely loving it!

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SENIOR TEAM MATHS CHALLENGE

Posted on: November, 24th Nov 2017

In Category: Senior School News

Emily Barker, Jason Li, Tara Harley and Jonathan Ferguson took on the mathematical might of East Anglia at this year’s Regional senior team maths challenge hosted by Northgate this week. In over two hours of intensive and very draining competition (all ferociously against the clock, and with complex and intricate systems of linked questions to ensure that the teams really did have to work as

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WOODBRIDGE SCHOOL CAREERS FAIR

Posted on: November, 24th Nov 2017

In Category: Senior School News, Woodbridge News

‘It’s the Dome, but not as we know it, Scotty…’

So might Captain Kirk have said on being transported to our Fair on Saturday. It felt like a city centre in microcosm: neat streets back to back with over sixty enterprises advertising their wares to a bustling array of

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SWING BAND AT KIRTON

Posted on: November, 22nd Nov 2017

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

Kirton Church Hall was full to bursting on Friday night: the residents clearly remembered the previous visit of our Swing Band, and they were keen to relish an equally wonderful reprise. And the evening proved to be that and more – far more!

With the full band top and tailing the

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ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS…

Posted on: November, 22nd Nov 2017

In Category: Senior School News, Woodbridge News

…And virtually no idea about what was going on, and why, or between whom. But it hardly mattered, because the beauty of farce is that a tightly wrought plot, though essential, is also, counterintuitively, almost irrelevant. I think it all made sense; I even think I worked out how the miraculously beguiling Francis (Henshall

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SENIOR MATHEMATICS CHALLENGE

Posted on: November, 16th Nov 2017

In Category: Senior School News, Woodbridge News

Many congratulations to our certificate winners in this year’s UK Senior Mathematics Challenge. Five gained gold: Jason Li (best in school with 103), Emily Barker (just behind with 102), John Xu of Year 12 (best in year), William Emery, and Brendan Bennett of Year 11 (best in year). They all earn qualification for the Senior international Kangaroo competition later in the academic

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SCIENCE CLUB

Posted on: November, 14th Nov 2017

In Category: Senior School News, Woodbridge News

This week in Science Club, we tried an amazing experiment called ‘FIRE, FIRE, FIRE!’ We were given some measuring tubes, a tray, three powders, and three liquids. All we had to do was record on paper which reactions of the powders and liquids created the most foam in the shortest

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BOARDERS BOUNCE

Posted on: November, 13th Nov 2017

In Category: Senior School News, Woodbridge News

The School House boarders had fun at the weekend at Bounce. Gladiators are you ready! The Pugel stick was put to good use as were the somersault and flipping areas.

 

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REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY

Posted on: November, 12th Nov 2017

In Category: Senior School News, Woodbridge News

‘Peace is not simply the absence of war’
It is fragile. It needs work and constant tending. And the agony of our School’s contribution, and of the contribution made by so many was poignantly and thoughtfully brought home to us by Padre Cook’s reflections. It had never occurred to me before that the soldiers of the Second World War would have struggled past the huge French graveyards of those from the

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HARRIET IN THE FA CUP THIS WEEKEND

Posted on: November, 10th Nov 2017

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

Harriet Petley (Year 11) is playing for Ipswich Town Football Club Ladies on Sunday in the FA Cup. ITFC are facing Leyton Orient. The match is taking place at Felixstowe and Walton football ground. Kick-off is at 2pm. Tickets are £2 and entry for children is free.
Also in goal for ITFC is OW Sian

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