Senior School News

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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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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Trip Down Memory Lane at 50-Year School Reunion in Woodbridge

Posted on: April, 26th Apr 2019

In Category: OW News, OW News, Woodbridge News

80 former Woodbridge
School pupils have stepped back in time for a special reunion at the school,
after leaving more than 50 years ago. The alumni pupils, known as Old
Woodbridgians, travelled far and wide to return to their secondary school for
the memorable event, including 83-year-old Major Nigel Lewis OBE who arrived in
style on a

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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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Year 9 Salters’ Chemistry Challenge at Cambridge

Posted on: March, 29th Mar 2019

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

Last
Tuesday I and three others went on an exciting chemistry trip to Cambridge.
Here, alongside many other schools in the region, we took part in a series of
practical experiments and produced a sample of the drug Paracetamol. The sample
was then tested for purity using a variety of techniques including Thin Layer

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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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Lent Showcase Concert

Posted on: March, 27th Mar 2019

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

I
arrived at 7:29pm… too late, it transpired, for the welcoming jazz quartet!!
But they sounded great from the path outside…

And
just as they had played with charm, pace, zest and variety, so did all their
peers throughout an enthralling and richly entertaining two hours thereafter.

A
showcase is many things: a chance to demonstrate

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Woodbridge U12 A v Ipswich School A – Monday 25th March

Posted on: March, 26th Mar 2019

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

This
was the final match of the season and the league decider. Ipswich School had
won the South Suffolk Tournament so we were particularly motivated.

The
girls started very well. With a slight change to our usual formation with
Georgie at GD and Nancy at C we held Ipswich well for the first half of the

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