General News

A Message for Year 13

Posted on: May, 22nd May 2020

In Category: General News, Senior School News, Uncategorized, Woodbridge News

I wanted to write to you to say that I am thinking of you today on what would have been your last day with us before you departed for exams. A year ago when I spoke to the Leavers of 2019, I never for a moment imagined the situation we would find ourselves in

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Mrs Woodrow, Art Teacher Remembered

Posted on: May, 13th May 2020

In Category: General News, OW News, Uncategorized, Woodbridge News

It is with sadness that we learned of the death of Margaret Tielman-Ward (formerly Margaret Woodrow); a popular teacher of Art and Textiles at Woodbridge School between 1975 and 1982.  Former pupils will remember her as ‘Mrs. Woodrow’, working alongside Mr. Purvis in the Art Department.  Her sons, James and

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Best results – EVER!

Posted on: May, 1st May 2020

In Category: General News, Senior School News, Uncategorized, Woodbridge News

Our LAMDA students received a staggering set of results from their March exams. 41/42 were awarded a Distinction. We couldn’t be more proud of all the students and Mrs Lockwood, Ms Franklin and Mrs Robinson.

Year 7-9

Phoebe, Zhou, Nancy, Mae, Archie, Esme, William, Milo, Ruiying,

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Remembering Dr James Harper: 1933 – 2020

Posted on: May, 1st May 2020

In Category: General News, OW News, Uncategorized, Woodbridge News

James Harper, (third from left, back row) with some Woodbridge Scouts

James joined Woodbridge School in 1968 and retired in 1992 as Deputy Head. He taught French and Latin, and in the 1980s he became Housemaster of the VIth form boys’ house.

James was born in south London but was evacuated to Devon at the start of the

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COVID-19 – Key worker childcare provision

Posted on: March, 20th Mar 2020

In Category: Coronavirus, COVID-19, General News, Pre-Prep News, Prep News, Senior School News, Sixth Form News, Uncategorized, Woodbridge News

Following on from my letter of last week, the Government has now clarified the most recent scientific advice on how to further limit the spread of COVID-19.  If children can stay safely at home, they should, to limit the chance of the virus spreading.

That is why the government has asked parents to keep their children at

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School closures

Posted on: March, 19th Mar 2020

In Category: General News, Prep News, Senior School News, Sixth Form News, Uncategorized, Woodbridge News

Further to the Government announcement concerning school closures I write to confirm that Woodbridge School will move fully to remote learning with effect from Monday 23 March until further notice. More detailed information will be issued by Mr Hayward-Bradley and Mrs Mitchell in the next 24 hours in relation to the specifics of how this will work for both the Senior
and Prep

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Coronavirus – Update

Posted on: March, 16th Mar 2020

In Category: General News, Pre-Prep News, Prep News, Senior School News, Sixth Form News, Uncategorized, Woodbridge News

Since my last communication and the government announcement on
Friday, a number of pupils and families have taken the precaution to self
isolate following an assessment of their symptoms. We are dynamically risk assessing each case and the risk of exposure to our wider community and can confirm that to date there are no tested confirmed

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Top marks for Cpl Edward as School is force to be reckoned with

Posted on: March, 9th Mar 2020

In Category: General News, Senior School News, Uncategorized

It’s been a busy few weeks for the newly formed CCF Signals
Section.

On 7 February nine cadets drawn from across all three
sections took their Radio User Assessment: this required the cadets to take three
online assessments in the space of 2½ hours, scoring at least 70% in each to
pass… they all

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Coronavirus UPDATE

Posted on: February, 25th Feb 2020

In Category: General News, Uncategorized, Woodbridge News

I wanted to give you all an update on the situation regarding the spread of the coronavirus. We are following advice and guidance from Public Health England (PHE) and the Boarding Schools’ Association (BSA) as it is released to protect Woodbridge School as best as possible. At the moment, the Chief Medical Officer has described the risk to the UK as

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Return of Carlow’s Dole

Posted on: February, 20th Feb 2020

In Category: General News, In The Press, Prep News, Uncategorized, Woodbridge News

Woodbridge School Prep pupils have helped to revive a centuries-old custom at St Mary’s Church – the distribution of loaves on Candlemas Day (2 February) in accordance with the Will of George Carlow.

Pupils before they enjoyed their rolls

So who was he?

Within the precincts of the Bull Hotel in Woodbridge there is a quiet garden with an ancient

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