OW News

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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4.48 Psychosis Review

Posted on: March, 29th Mar 2019

In Category: Sixth Form News, Woodbridge News, Woodbridgian Weekly

The competing voices within a psychotic mind were brought
into stark relief by this year’s A level drama students.  Sarah Kane’s personal descent into oblivion
was presaged in her own writing, and the staging of such an inner tragedy is
not to be undertaken lightly.  Indeed,
there was little of brightness in this harrowing

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Mozart’s Requiem – The St Edmundsbury Concert

Posted on: March, 25th Mar 2019

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

It was marvellous!  

Friday’s concert in St Edmundsbury Cathedral was as magnificent as
the setting.

Beethoven – the first symphony – composed by a young man…
conducted by a younger one!  Lewis – here he stood as a Year 13, yet
he had the poise of a past

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Woodbridge Leavers Beat The Staff by 4 – 3.

Posted on: March, 25th Mar 2019

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

The annual
Staff vs Leavers football match is always an eagerly awaited contest and the
large crowd on Tollers were treated to a gladiatorial epic. The Leavers took an
early lead when Chisom outjumped everyone at a well delivered corner to
powerfully head home from close range; was a thrashing on the

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Careers Lunch: Finance and Recruitment

Posted on: February, 11th Feb 2019

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

This week a Careers Lunch took place, this time for those interested in Finance and Recruitment. Many thanks to Paul Lewington, Laurence Denvir and Jim Marshall for giving up their time and talking to our students about their career paths and passing on tips for their futures.

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14 Y13 Students Awarded Level 3 Sports Leadership Awards

Posted on: January, 17th Jan 2019

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

Congratulations to the following Y13 students who have achieved their level 3 qualification in sports leadership: Eleanor, Ellie, Mollie, Matty, James, Jess, Dom, Thea, Ben, Ella, Flora, Sam, Georgia and Lily.

In addition, Eleanor, James and Sam have been recognised for their volunteering hours and awarded a Spirit of Leadership

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CHRISTMAS FAIR 2018

Posted on: December, 14th Dec 2018

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

   

What a wonderful, feel good afternoon and a genuine showcase of what makes Woodbridge so special – its incredible warm community: a community which enthusiastically came together in the Dome on Saturday for its biggest ever whole school Christmas Fair.  It was a fabulous family event with a true feel-good factor: children of all ages enjoyed everything from traditional games such as pin the nose on the reindeer and candy cane

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MICHAELMAS SHOWCASE CONCERT

Posted on: December, 11th Dec 2018

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

Good heavens above.  What a stunning concert at St Mary’s – and how nice to see it so full – barely a seat to be had.  Hundreds of happy Woodbridge friends and family were given an Advent treat to savour.

Seckford Sinfonia set the bar high from the

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