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Ms Shona Norman announced as new Head

Posted on: November, 18th Nov 2019

In Category: General News, In The Press, Uncategorized, Woodbridge News, Woodbridgian Weekly

We are thrilled to announce Ms Shona Norman as the new Head of Woodbridge School.

Ms Norman’s appointment comes at the end of a comprehensive and thorough selection process that saw nearly 30 candidates from across the country and abroad apply for the role. The selection

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Open Day 2019 success

Posted on: October, 2nd Oct 2019

In Category: General News, In The Press, Woodbridge News

The glorious afternoon sun was the ideal backdrop for Woodbridge School’s Open Day. Prospective parents and students were able to delight in a glimpse of all that is on offer with current students acting as proud guides, talking through their own personal experiences and recollections of what makes Woodbridge School so

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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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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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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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