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Pre-Prep News

YEAR 2: SCIENCE

Posted on: October, 2nd Oct 2018

In Category: Pre-Prep News

In science the Year 2 children conducted experiments to test the friction created by different surfaces.  They used toy cars on grass, gravel, sand and tarmac and made predictions about which surface would provide the most and least friction. The children discussed what is meant by a fair test and recorded their results in small

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YEAR 2: PIRATE STILL LIFE

Posted on: October, 2nd Oct 2018

In Category: Pre-Prep News

Some Pirate treasure has been discovered!  Could it belong to the infamous Captain Blackbeard?  It’s down to Year 2 to draw the evidence, using their skills of careful observation and accuracy.  We need to do a still life of our discovery, in case that landlubber

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RECEPTION: PETS WEEK

Posted on: October, 2nd Oct 2018

In Category: Pre-Prep News

As part of their topic “All About Me” the children are learning about caring for their pets. This week they have had the responsibility of looking after the Queen’s House pet chickens. They have been feeding  them, collecting the eggs and cleaning them out.

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Queen’s House & The Abbey Build Announcement

Posted on: September, 24th Sep 2018

In Category: Pre-Prep News, Prep News, Woodbridge News

Announcement from Mrs Nicola Mitchell, Head of Queen’s House & The Abbey:

I am delighted to write with positive news regarding the plans for Queen’s House and The Abbey.

As you are aware I was in the fortunate position of being able to review the plans when I arrived last

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Commemoration Service

Posted on: September, 15th Sep 2018

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

It was our great privilege to welcome The Right Reverend Tim Stevens, erstwhile Bishop of Dunwich and more recently of Leicester, to help us celebrate and commemorate our founders and benefactors at our annual Commemoration Service.  He embraced the opportunity to talk to the whole School community, from four to sixty-four (I’m

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Speech Day 2018

Posted on: September, 15th Sep 2018

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

Speech Day was, as ever, a wonderful day of celebration – made all the more special for the opportunity it afforded the School Community to welcome our new headmaster, Dr Robson.  The Swing Band has made a tradition of turning out exceptional performances, and the half-hour of fantastically upbeat music set the scene

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2018 GCSE Results: The School’s Best Results Ever

Posted on: August, 23rd Aug 2018

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

This year has surpassed all expectations and the results are simply wonderful! Congratulations must go to every one of our hard-working pupils for their outstanding GCSE achievements. 41% of all grades were at 9-8, and 59% of all grades achieved were 9-7, making this year our best GCSE results year

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Year 1: Maths Investigation

Posted on: June, 22nd Jun 2018

In Category: Pre-Prep News

The children in Year 1 have been taking part in a maths investigation based on the story “One hundred hungry ants”.  They have been finding all the different ways to put a set number of ants into rows of equal lengths.  They have worked collaboratively to solve the problem!

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Year 1 Science: The Earth

Posted on: June, 22nd Jun 2018

In Category: Pre-Prep News

The children worked in small groups researching facts about planet Earth.  They used laptops, books and watched video clips and recorded their findings on a poster.

The children were curious, independent and focused and found out some fascinating facts to share with the class.

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Queen’s House Gardening Club

Posted on: June, 22nd Jun 2018

In Category: Pre-Prep News

This week we emptied our potato grow-bags and revealed masses of large white new potatoes.  Like discovering buried treasure, the children were extremely excited with each potato they unearthed.  They then took them to the kitchens where John very kindly cooked them for lunch the next day.  It has been so exciting to

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