General News

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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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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Posted on: April, 9th Apr 2020

In Category: OW News, OW News, Presidents Blog, Uncategorized

From the President of the Old Woodbridgians

Michaelmas term 2019 starting for the OWs with an excellent dinner in September, which may be the last in that format for a year or so. The food was again top notch and the atmosphere was very convivial. It was lovely to have one of my former colleagues

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Our Boarders

Posted on: March, 20th Mar 2020

In Category: Coronavirus, COVID-19, OW News, Senior School News, Sixth Form News, Uncategorized, Woodbridge News

Following on from my email dated 18 March 2020 I would like to provide an update. As you can appreciate, this is an ever changing process and I will let you know anything further as the situation develops.

Firstly, can I say how proud I have been of our boarding

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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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