OW News

Sports Day 2019

Posted on: June, 28th Jun 2019

In Category: OW News, Senior School News, Sixth Form News, Sport News, Woodbridge News, Woodbridgian Weekly

So… Birmingham is to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games…. I think we should invite the organising committee over to see how to put on a show. If you want feel good and friendly, mixed with passion and high performance, look no further than Woodbridge School sports day!

It was a glorious occasion from the off (which of course was in some respects the weekend prior thanks to the middle distance race

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In Memory of Nicholas Garrett

Posted on: May, 19th May 2019

In Category: General News, OW News, OW News, Pre-Prep News, Prep News, Senior School News, Woodbridge News, Woodbridgian Weekly

It is with great sadness that we must inform you of the death of Nicholas Garrett who passed away earlier this week. Nick was the very much loved Master of the Abbey from 1997 to 2015. He was appointed from St Andrew’s School, Eastbourne, and after leaving Woodbridge became Headmaster of a school in Abu

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Gold Award, Golden Memories

Posted on: May, 14th May 2019

In Category: OW News, OW News, Senior School News, Woodbridgian Weekly

Mr Garvie, the Woodbridge School DofE coordinator, was delighted to have been invited to the DofE Gold Presentation event at Buckingham Palace on Monday 13 May 2019, as a special regional guest.  Around 3000 young people received their awards at this prestigious event. 

Woodbridge School pupil, Saxon, joined our elite band of Woodbridgians who have received their Gold Award while still at

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Woodbridge School Senior OW Lunch

Trip Down Memory Lane at 50-Year School Reunion in Woodbridge

Posted on: April, 26th Apr 2019

In Category: OW News, OW News, Woodbridge News

80 former Woodbridge
School pupils have stepped back in time for a special reunion at the school,
after leaving more than 50 years ago. The alumni pupils, known as Old
Woodbridgians, travelled far and wide to return to their secondary school for
the memorable event, including 83-year-old Major Nigel Lewis OBE who arrived in
style on a

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Art Exhibition: Lucy-May Turner

Posted on: March, 25th Mar 2019

In Category: OW News, OW News, Woodbridge News

Returning to the school next month is OW Lucy-May Turner.
Lucy-May is a second year Fine Art student at York St John University, and she
is venturing back on 25 April to showcase her very first solo exhibition.

The last two years have seen Lucy-May experiment with
materials and techniques to find herself as an

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OW Kate Randall Asks for our Support

Posted on: January, 22nd Jan 2019

In Category: OW News

OW Kate Randall asks for our support.

Kate asks us to help a school friend of her daughter’s, struck down by a cruel illness.  Kate takes up the story:

A girl called Maya in my daughter’s class at Lyminge Primary in Kent has Neuroblastoma cancer. She is 5 years

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THE OWs TREE

Posted on: November, 19th Nov 2018

In Category: OW News, Senior School News

The OWs Tree will be our way of remembering Old Boys and Girls here at the School in perpetuity. We commissioned a beautiful metal tree sculpture, forged by hand here in Suffolk, which is now proudly displayed in School Hall.

Old Woodbridgians can have their name engraved onto individual brass leaves which will hang on the tree as testimony to their participation in the life of the

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OW Will Emery wins Oxford Palgrave-Brown UK Scholarship

Posted on: October, 9th Oct 2018

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

Our congratulations to recent OW Will Emery who has been offered a prestigious Palgrave-Brown UK Scholarship to attend St Hugh’s College, Oxford.

The Palgrave-Brown scholarship is an Oxford scholarship aimed specifically at providing funding for undergraduates from Norfolk or Suffolk.

Competition for the scholarship is exceptionally

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Alex Dye Receives Gold D of E Award

Posted on: October, 9th Oct 2018

In Category: OW News, Senior School News

Many congratulations to OW Alex Dye who has just received his Gold D of E Award and is now awaiting his invitation to the Palace.

Meanwhile, back in school there are many enthusiastic volunteers looking to match his achievement. Charlie has recently completed his Silver Award, and

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Old Woodbridgian Gives Talk at The Abbey

Posted on: March, 19th Mar 2018

In Category: OW News, Prep News

On Monday 12 March, George, a former pupil of Woodbridge School, came to The Abbey to give a talk to Year 6 about the CCF. CCF stands for Combined Cadet Force. It has different sections: the Royal Navy, the Army and the Royal Air Force.

The CCF teaches you lots of exciting

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