Coronavirus

COVID-19 – Key worker childcare provision

Posted on: March, 20th Mar 2020

In Category: Coronavirus, COVID-19, General News, Pre-Prep News, Prep News, Senior School News, Sixth Form News, Uncategorized, Woodbridge News

Following on from my letter of last week, the Government has now clarified the most recent scientific advice on how to further limit the spread of COVID-19.  If children can stay safely at home, they should, to limit the chance of the virus spreading.

That is why the government has asked parents to keep their children at

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School closures

Posted on: March, 19th Mar 2020

In Category: General News, Prep News, Senior School News, Sixth Form News, Uncategorized, Woodbridge News

Further to the Government announcement concerning school closures I write to confirm that Woodbridge School will move fully to remote learning with effect from Monday 23 March until further notice. More detailed information will be issued by Mr Hayward-Bradley and Mrs Mitchell in the next 24 hours in relation to the specifics of how this will work for both the Senior
and Prep

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Coronavirus – Update

Posted on: March, 16th Mar 2020

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

Since my last communication and the government announcement on
Friday, a number of pupils and families have taken the precaution to self
isolate following an assessment of their symptoms. We are dynamically risk assessing each case and the risk of exposure to our wider community and can confirm that to date there are no tested confirmed

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Return of Carlow’s Dole

Posted on: February, 20th Feb 2020

In Category: General News, In The Press, Prep News, Uncategorized, Woodbridge News

Woodbridge School Prep pupils have helped to revive a centuries-old custom at St Mary’s Church – the distribution of loaves on Candlemas Day (2 February) in accordance with the Will of George Carlow.

Pupils before they enjoyed their rolls

So who was he?

Within the precincts of the Bull Hotel in Woodbridge there is a quiet garden with an ancient

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Suffolk Cross Country

Posted on: February, 10th Feb 2020

In Category: General News, Prep News, Senior School News, Sport News, Uncategorized, Woodbridge News

Suffolk’s team for the English Schools’ has been announced, with Woodbridge School by far and away the best represented club for the second year in succession.

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New Chairman for the Seckford Foundation

Posted on: January, 23rd Jan 2020

In Category: General News, In The Press, Pre-Prep News, Prep News, Senior School News, Sixth Form News, Uncategorized, Woodbridge News, Woodbridgian Weekly

The Board of Governors of the Seckford Foundation has appointed Clive Schlee as its new Chairman.

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Speech Day 2019

Posted on: September, 12th Sep 2019

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

There was a wonderful sense of community at this year’s Speech Day – even the sunshine joined in.  The grounds looked wonderful; the prefects’ ushers’ carnations were in full bloom; the Dome was at its best – dazzlingly full of Mrs Mulcahy’s beautiful flowers; and the Swing Band upped the tempo and raised the smiles with its own fantastic set of joyful melodies under Mr Shepherd’s expert

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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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East Anglian Prep Schools Cross Country 2019

Posted on: March, 8th Mar 2019

In Category: Prep News, Woodbridge News

After last year’s cancellation due to snow, we were very happy to be able to run the event. The amount of races has grown with the addition of the Year 3 and 4 individual race, for both boys and girls.

The children produced some amazing results across the whole age range and as a group of

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World Book Day

Posted on: March, 8th Mar 2019

In Category: Prep News, Woodbridge News

The children’s World Book Day costumes have turned The Abbey into a wonderfully vibrant celebration of their favourite reading books. The day started with a fun filled assembly in which the winning costumes were announced and prizes awarded. The children watched the staff share their favourite stores and a scene from George’s Marvellous Medicine was acted out on

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