Woodbridge News

Another Triumphant Year for the London to Woodbridge Bike Ride

Posted on: June, 26th Jun 2018

In Category: Woodbridge News

Twenty five cyclists on the road, 92 miles each (give or take).  If it were a relay that would be Land’s End to John o’ Groats, and back again, and then over to Woodbridge for good measure!  Now there’s a thought….

What a day it was.  Glorious sunshine and a gentle

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Student Success in Prestigious Peterhouse Vellacott Essay Competition

Posted on: June, 25th Jun 2018

In Category: Senior School News, Woodbridge News

James Phelan (Year 12) has been named as one of fifteen winners in the Peterhouse Vellacott Essay Competition, one of the most prestigious national essay competitions open to Year 12 pupils. James chose to pursue his love of the Ancient World by writing an extremely well-researched and scholarly essay

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Woodbridge Launches new Junior Oxbridge Programme – The Fitzgerald Society

Posted on: June, 22nd Jun 2018

In Category: Senior School News, Woodbridge News

The Fitzgerald Society is Woodbridge School’s new Junior Oxbridge Programme, aimed at intellectual high fliers in Years 10-11 with a zest of knowledge and exploration. Pupils interested may not even be looking to end up at Oxford or Cambridge, but will love thinking and tackling challenging ideas.

There will be a mixture of events and subsidiary

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East Coast Eats Wins Best Trade Stand and Interview at Regional Finals

Posted on: June, 22nd Jun 2018

In Category: Senior School News, Woodbridge News

Our Young Enterprise team, East Coast Eats, have sold over 300 copies of their magnificent cookery book and, on the way, being a fine example of a young business, have turned a very healthy profit.  Moreover, they have persuaded no fewer than seven retailers to stock their cookery books, designed with those taking self-catering holidays in

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Cambridge Ancient Worlds Video Competition Success

Posted on: June, 21st Jun 2018

In Category: Senior School News, Woodbridge News

Pupils from Year 9SV and Year 10 Latin entered the Cambridge Ancient Worlds Video Competition, which required them to produce a short video inspired by the Ancient World. Nine videos were selected by the judges, and three of these were Woodbridge entries. No other school in the history of the competition has had so high a proportion of successful videos in one

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Athletics Success as Woodbridge Qualifies for Nationals at Bedford

Posted on: June, 18th Jun 2018

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

On Friday 8 June, Bedford and the East Area Prep Schools’ Athletics Championships was the venue of choice for those of our pupils who had gained this season’s qualifying times and distances.  With 51 schools present, every event was highly competitive making finishing in the top two to qualify for the Nationals in Birmingham quite a

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Woodbridge Endurance Athletes Qualify For England Schools Track & Field

Posted on: June, 6th Jun 2018

In Category: Senior School News, Woodbridge News

On Wednesday night during Half Term some of our top athletes travelled to Watford to compete in a series of middle distance races in the hope of achieving personal bests or perhaps even the entry standard for England Schools.

Alex Evans Lombe was the only athlete to compete at

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Ruby Vinton Ranked 6th in the UK for Athletics

Posted on: June, 6th Jun 2018

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

This has been an outstanding first Senior School winter for young Ruby Vinton who was competing a year up in Club and Inter County events as an under 13. Ruby was ranked 6th in the UK after a winter in the mud, which is the second highest ranking by any Suffolk

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Woodbridge Wins Bronze Medal at Salter’s Institute Chemistry Competition

Posted on: June, 5th Jun 2018

In Category: Senior School News, Woodbridge News

Many congratulations to our team of four which gained a ‘bronze medal’ from within the very competitive field of eighteen Year 8 teams in the region vying for the honours.  Raise your test tubes to Asmee, Lucy, Amy, and Henry.

Asmee takes up the story:  “Going to UEA for the chemistry competition and seeing the demonstration was incredibly

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