Coronavirus

Our Boarders

Posted on: March, 20th Mar 2020

In Category: Coronavirus, COVID-19, OW News, Senior School News, Sixth Form News, Uncategorized, Woodbridge News

Following on from my email dated 18 March 2020 I would like to provide an update. As you can appreciate, this is an ever changing process and I will let you know anything further as the situation develops.

Firstly, can I say how proud I have been of our boarding

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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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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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Délicieux

Posted on: September, 12th Sep 2019

In Category: Senior School News, Sixth Form News, Woodbridge News

We’re getting a bit of a reputation at the Fringe. There again with performances as beguiling as we have put on, no wonder.  And this year’s performance was outrageously good. 

Fresh from a series of spectacular triumphs in Edinburgh (great audiences – perhaps the best part of 400 seeing the show over the week – and standing

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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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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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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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