Prep Head’s Blog

Notes from the Head’s Study

Posted on: February, 12th Feb 2021

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What a week!

As disruptive as extreme weather can be, the snow has certainly brought a level of excitement and difference to what is turning into a long time of necessary restrictions and limitations.

Mrs Martin commented this morning that we are officially half way through the school year

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Notes from the Head’s Study

Posted on: January, 29th Jan 2021

In Category: Prep Head's Blog

29th January 2021

Inspiration has been the theme of the week and, as we have reflected on who, or what, inspires us we are given the opportunity to reflect on our behaviours and attitudes and how these can impact ourselves and others.

Quite often we think about inspiration coming from an external source and there is potential for us to rely on input coming to

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NOTES FROM THE HEAD’S STUDY

Posted on: January, 22nd Jan 2021

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22nd January 2021

This week has been an historic one, as we saw the 46th American President take office. President Joe Biden is the oldest president to be sworn in on his third attempt to win the race to the White House. Kamala Harris became the first female Vice-President and also the first black and South Asian American ever to take this

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NOTES FROM THE HEAD’S STUDY

Posted on: January, 15th Jan 2021

In Category: Prep Head's Blog

Years ago, whilst at prep school, a piece of research was set based around interviewing our grandparents.  I recall the enjoyment of discovering all sorts of stories connected to my grandfathers; hilarious backroom deals from my shopkeeper grandpa and slightly intimidating stories from my handlebar-moustache-sporting, RAF Squadron Leader

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Woodbridge Wellbeing

Posted on: November, 11th Nov 2020

In Category: Prep Head's Blog, Uncategorized

Every school wants the best for their pupils and members of their community, and there are a variety of avenues that may be pursued to support this. At Woodbridge School Prep, the intellectual and emotional intelligence of each pupil is developed, and skills are taught, to enable all aspects of every pupil to

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How is Woodbridge School Prep uniquely different to other schools

Posted on: November, 11th Nov 2020

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We have embedded Mindfulness throughout our School.

What is Mindfulness?

Mindfulness is all about learning to direct our attention to our experience as it unfolds, moment by moment, with open-minded curiosity and acceptance. Rather than worrying about what has happened, or might

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School places

Posted on: April, 16th Apr 2020

In Category: Prep Head's Blog, Uncategorized

This time of year can bring a nervous energy as the allocation of school places is eagerly anticipated but this year there will understandably be further queries and concerns given the Government imposed school shut down.

At Woodbridge School Prep we are in the fortunate position of being able to continue our curriculum provision through our online remote learning platform and our inspirational teachers who have been working so hard to ensure
innovative and well-structured lessons are available to

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Teamwork

Posted on: March, 23rd Mar 2020

In Category: Prep Head's Blog

Last Monday we started the week with an assembly about Teamwork. One of the examples I used was that of geese flying in a V formation.  The leader has to make the most effort due to air resistance and the theory is that this formation is used to save

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Head’s Blog September 2019: Clever Children

Posted on: August, 25th Aug 2019

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This time of year brings around the annual league tables,
grade analysis and comparisons between types of school in a bid to find ‘the
best’. I should note here that we are delighted with the results of our Senior
pupils who now take the next step on their learning journey with a box filled
on their

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Head’s Blog February 2019: Exams

Posted on: February, 11th Feb 2019

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Exams.  One simple word can stir up a huge range of emotions.  For some it is an opportunity to show off acquired knowledge and is a validation of hard work and effort.  For others it is a memory test that strikes fear and insecurity and is a disappointing finale on a period of hard work and

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