Senior School News

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Posted on: July, 3rd Jul 2019

In Category: Senior School News, Woodbridge News, Woodbridgian Weekly

Perfection: cast,
setting, atmosphere, and of course one of the most delightful plays ever
written.  How lucky we were to be transported to Greece and enchantment at
the hands of Year 9.  

So here’s a play about
courtship, or rivalry, or jealousy, or passion, or magic, or

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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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Woodbridge Pupil Wins Prestigious Trinity Law Essay Competition

Posted on: May, 21st May 2019

In Category: Senior School News, Woodbridge News, Woodbridgian Weekly

Many, many congratulations to
Chris Long who has just won first prize in the Trinity Law Essay Competition.
This is an exceptionally prestigious competition, with extremely high
standards, and it is a simply outstanding result on his part.   His
task was to write a response to the question: ‘What is
wrong with bribery and

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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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Senior Cadets Dinner

Posted on: May, 14th May 2019

In Category: Senior School News, Woodbridgian Weekly

What a very dignified occasion this was: our senior cadets and their officers, friends and guests celebrated a great CCF year in the finest of style.  With the CCF flags, drums and trophies on proud display the setting could not have been more splendid; and with our chefs and their staff putting on a delicious feast the occasion very much matched the

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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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Mini Marathon Win for Woodbridge Athlete

Posted on: May, 6th May 2019

In Category: Senior School News, Sport News, Woodbridge News

On London Marathon Sunday, 28 April 2019, three Woodbridge School athletes were selected to represent the East of England team at the London Mini Marathon. The London Mini Marathon takes place over the final three miles of the actual marathon course, just one hour before the start of the main

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Regional Finalist Status for Young Enterprise Team

Posted on: May, 3rd May 2019

In Category: Senior School News, Woodbridge News, Woodbridgian Weekly

Our Young Enterprise team this year goes by the name of Durable, Organic, Green, or D.O.G. for short.  They have developed a business from scratch making and selling dog leads and accessories which are made from hemp.  Earlier this week they travelled to Norwich to compete in the Norfolk/Suffolk showcase and for a chance to go through to the regional final later this

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Fantastic LAMDA Results

Posted on: April, 24th Apr 2019

In Category: Senior School News, Sixth Form News, Woodbridgian Weekly

Many, many congratulations to our cohort of nearly 50 candidates
in last term’s LAMDA exams.  Between them they secured a stunning 34
distinctions and 12 merits further to burnish the Woodbridge School tradition
of fantastic public performance in all its guises!

Grade 1

  • Caitlyn: Musical Theatre (Distinction)
  • Poppy: Musical Theatre (Distinction)
  • Phoebe: Acting (Distinction)
  • Alexander: Acting (Distinction)

Grade 2

  • Mae: Acting (Distinction)
  • Lala: Acting (Distinction)
  • Nancy: Acting (Distinction)

Grade 3

  • Eloise: Acting (Distinction)
  • Oliver: Acting (Distinction)
  • James: Acting (Distinction)
  • Isobel: Acting (Distinction)
  • Esme: Acting (Distinction)
  • Charlotte: Acting (Distinction)
  • Maggie: Acting (Merit)
  • Chloe: Acting (Merit)
  • Rose: Acting (Merit)

Grade 4

  • Alice: Acting (Distinction)
  • Amelie (Distinction)
  • Isla: Acting (Distinction)
  • Madeleine: Acting (Distinction)
  • Evelyn: Acting (Distinction)

Grade 5

  • Phoebe: Verse and Prose (Distinction)
  • Etaine: Verse and Prose (Distinction)
  • Ruben: Acting (Distinction)
  • Lakisha: Acting (Merit)

Grade 6

  • Amber: Acting (Distinction)
  • Hope: Acting (Distinction)
  • Amelia: Acting (Distinction)
  • Petronella: Acting (Merit)
  • Tom: Acting (Merit)
  • Sophie: Speaking in public (Merit)
  • Felix: Speaking in Public (Merit)
  • Alexander: Acting (Merit)
  • Oliver: Verse and Prose (Distinction)
  • Ella: Acting (Distinction)
  • Emily: Acting (Distinction)
  • Beatrice: Acting (Distinction)
  • Tom: Acting (Distinction)
  • Lily: Acting (Distinction)
  • Arthur: Acting (Distinction)
  • Alfie: Acting (Distinction)
  • Thomas: Speaking In Public (Merit)

Grade 7

  • Toby: Acting

Grade 8

  • Daniella: Acting (Merit)
  • Madelaine: Acting (Merit)
  • Sam: Acting (Distinction)
  • Isabelle: Acting (Distinction)
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2019 Music Competition Finals

Posted on: March, 29th Mar 2019

In Category: Music News, Senior School News, Sixth Form News, Woodbridge News, Woodbridgian Weekly

This was a truly
marvellous culmination of an astonishing fortnight of music making.

The individual
competition, in its new guise, was a fantastic success: musicians excelling;
extraordinary variety; and the full panoply of instruments on display, from drum
kit to voice via woodwind, brass, keyboard, percussion and

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