Senior School News

Intensive Spanish Trip to the Europa Centre

Posted on: February, 28th Feb 2019

In Category: Senior School News, Woodbridge News

All 30 Year 9 Spanish Intensive students visited the Europa Centre on Wednesday 27 February. This is a slightly bizarre building in the Upminster area which contains a replica Spanish town. The pupils were split up into small groups and were taken round the ‘town’ by Spanish natives to ask questions in Spanish and practise role

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Concert Tour to Germany

Posted on: February, 28th Feb 2019

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

What a time we had!

Thursday at the turning circle: five in the morning doesn’t feel so early when the weather is good and the Coach drivers Chris and Martin are so cheery and welcoming.  Many roads, one ferry and thirteen hours later we arrived in Cologne to a friendly welcome and fine dinner at our splendid

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The Red Shoes

Posted on: February, 13th Feb 2019

In Category: Senior School News, Woodbridge News

Stunning.

Sumptuous.

And deeply original.

The shock of arrival was magical: such a beautiful staging, such glorious detail, and such wonderful costumes.

And the surprises kept coming, not least Kathryn Clements’s brilliant choreography so astonishingly brought to life by the cast, but in particular by

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King Henry VIII Cross Country Relay Competition 2019

Posted on: February, 11th Feb 2019

In Category: Senior School News, Uncategorized, Woodbridge News

For the second time the School entered the King Henry Relay, a competition that is over thirty years old but was this year in a new format and bigger than ever.  It meant we could merge all year groups to create two boys’ teams and two girls’ teams.

The competition itself sees the

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Mental Health First Aid Training Rolled out to Pastoral Staff Across Woodbridge School

Posted on: February, 5th Feb 2019

In Category: Senior School News, Woodbridge News

Miss Norman Reports: This week England is focusing upon raising awareness around Children’s Mental Health. 75% of mental illnesses start before a child reaches their 18th birthday, while 50% of mental health problems (excluding dementia) take root before the age of 15 years. From the tragic story of Molly Rose whose suicide was linked to viewing harmful internet

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RAF Area Squadron Trophy Team Competition: Woodbridge through to National Finals

Posted on: February, 4th Feb 2019

In Category: Senior School News, Woodbridge News

National finalists for the first time in 30 years!

Many, many congratulations to our dedicated and resourceful cadet team, brilliantly led by Flo, which came an exceptional third in the Eastern Region competition hosted at RAF Honington, taking away two trophies, and earning their place in the National Finals at RAF Halton in early

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Royal Navy Cadets Enjoy a Day Aboard HMS Trumpeter

Posted on: February, 1st Feb 2019

In Category: Senior School News, Woodbridge News

On Wednesday 30 January ten CCF Royal Navy cadets enjoyed a great day afloat aboard HMS Trumpeter, a P2000 patrol vessel. After negotiating the ice and Ipswich traffic we were soon aboard and underway. After passing through the locks, we enjoyed an early morning passage with the winter sun beating down on the deserted River

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