General News

Woodbridge School’s double Olympian Head of Hockey excited to launch new Astro Pitch

Posted on: September, 10th Sep 2020

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

Woodbridge School is delighted to announce that it will be providing students with a new state-of-the-art all-weather Astro Pitch, to be completed in October 2020.

The School’s Head of Hockey, Mariette Rix, South African field hockey player and double Olympian in 2008 and 2012, is eager to launch the new facility:

“Excitement is building every day we see the new surface and upgraded facilities

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Economics finalist announced in the ‘John Locke Essay Competition 2020’

Posted on: September, 9th Sep 2020

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

Woodbridge School is celebrating Year 12 pupil Josh being shortlisted in the prestigious ‘John Locke Essay Competition 2020’, in the Economics section, with his chosen topic What is the socially efficient level of crime in a society

A special prize-giving ceremony will be held in Oxford in the Autumn to announce the winners and

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Fantastic Students, Fantastic Results

Posted on: August, 13th Aug 2020

In Category: General News, Sixth Form News, Uncategorized, Woodbridge News

Following the Government’s decision to review this year’s A Levels based on teacher assessments, Woodbridge School’s Sixth Form students have received the following upgraded results:

Out of 77 A-Level students in total:

  • 24.8% achieved A*
  • 54.5% achieved A*- A
  • 79.8% achieved A*- B 
  • 93.8% achieved A*- C

Shona

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Winning writers

Posted on: July, 1st Jul 2020

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

We are delighted to report on two excellent essayists this year. Charlotte, Y12, has earned a commendation in the Newham College Woolf Essay Prize, while Eddie (also Y12) has been shortlisted for the New College of Humanities Essay Prize.

The Woolf Essay Prize is open to all girls currently in Year 12 at a UK

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Monday

Posted on: June, 23rd Jun 2020

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

Yesterday we were happy to see more of our students back to School albeit briefly. Our School community is so important to us and as much as we have succeeded in keeping our community together remotely, seeing each other in the place which links us is so important.

Year 12 enjoyed a talk from on the lovely Chapel Lawn while Year 10 enjoyed the cool climate of the

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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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