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NOTES FROM THE HEAD’S STUDY

Posted on: March, 26th Mar 2021

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‘The great gift of Easter is hope.’ Basil Hume

As we turn the page on this latest chapter and head into time with family over Easter, we could be forgiven for thinking that we have already had a little too much time together at

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NOTES FROM THE HEAD’S STUDY

Posted on: March, 12th Mar 2021

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What an uplifting week!

It has been such a pleasure to have the children back on site this week.  The enthusiasm, energy, smiles and noise has brought the buildings back to life.  It has been a real pleasure to see old friends reconnecting and new relationships

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NOTES FROM THE HEAD’S STUDY

Posted on: March, 5th Mar 2021

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We made it!

Lockdown learning mark 2 has finally been negotiated. We completed the challenge on a high note after a wonderful ‘World Book Day’ celebration; another excellent example of our community coming together, despite being physically far apart.

We are so looking forward to welcoming all the children back to the School site on

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NOTES FROM THE HEAD’S STUDY

Posted on: March, 1st Mar 2021

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It has been a good week this week!

Signs of spring are all around us and the first tentative steps out of lockdown are about to start. In assembly on Monday, I talked about the power of music and listening to ‘Thought for the Day’ on Radio 4 this

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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

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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

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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

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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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