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Senior School News

The Red Shoes

Posted on: February, 13th Feb 2019

In Category: Senior School News, Woodbridge News

Stunning.

Sumptuous.

And deeply original.

The shock of arrival was magical: such a beautiful staging, such glorious detail, and such wonderful costumes.

And the surprises kept coming, not least Kathryn Clements’s brilliant choreography so astonishingly brought to life by the cast, but in particular by

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King Henry VIII Cross Country Relay Competition 2019

Posted on: February, 11th Feb 2019

In Category: Senior School News, Uncategorized, Woodbridge News

For the second time the School entered the King Henry Relay, a competition that is over thirty years old but was this year in a new format and bigger than ever.  It meant we could merge all year groups to create two boys’ teams and two girls’ teams.

The competition itself sees the

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Mental Health First Aid Training Rolled out to Pastoral Staff Across Woodbridge School

Posted on: February, 5th Feb 2019

In Category: Senior School News, Woodbridge News

Miss Norman Reports: This week England is focusing upon raising awareness around Children’s Mental Health. 75% of mental illnesses start before a child reaches their 18th birthday, while 50% of mental health problems (excluding dementia) take root before the age of 15 years. From the tragic story of Molly Rose whose suicide was linked to viewing harmful internet

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RAF Area Squadron Trophy Team Competition: Woodbridge through to National Finals

Posted on: February, 4th Feb 2019

In Category: Senior School News, Woodbridge News

National finalists for the first time in 30 years!

Many, many congratulations to our dedicated and resourceful cadet team, brilliantly led by Flo, which came an exceptional third in the Eastern Region competition hosted at RAF Honington, taking away two trophies, and earning their place in the National Finals at RAF Halton in early

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Royal Navy Cadets Enjoy a Day Aboard HMS Trumpeter

Posted on: February, 1st Feb 2019

In Category: Senior School News, Woodbridge News

On Wednesday 30 January ten CCF Royal Navy cadets enjoyed a great day afloat aboard HMS Trumpeter, a P2000 patrol vessel. After negotiating the ice and Ipswich traffic we were soon aboard and underway. After passing through the locks, we enjoyed an early morning passage with the winter sun beating down on the deserted River

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Art Transcends Experience: 2019 Dance Show

Posted on: January, 31st Jan 2019

In Category: Senior School News, Woodbridge News

When art transcends experience it is at its best.

Just dance; no words, save for lyrics.

And yet every time a story told more powerfully for the singularity of medium.  We experienced the dance, but we lived the emotions,  expressed through a floating

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Honor Wins Bronze for GB in Andorra in First International Competition

Posted on: January, 31st Jan 2019

In Category: Senior School News, Sport News, Uncategorized, Woodbridge News

Huge congratulations to Honor who has received a bronze medal for Giant Slalom in the Trofeu Borrufa in Andorra today, at her very first international competition representing Great Britain. What an achievement!

 

 

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Year 10 FitzGerald Trip to Cambridge for College Open Day

Posted on: January, 25th Jan 2019

In Category: Senior School News, Woodbridge News

On Friday 18 January, Year 10 pupils had the opportunity to visit Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge for a Year 10 Open Day. The day included a talk about the Cambridge admissions process, a tour of the college, lunch in Hall, and sample lectures and activities. These included a discussion about plague and the opportunity to do a scientific

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Honor Selected for GB Children’s Race at AlpeCimbra

Posted on: January, 21st Jan 2019

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

Congratulations to Honor who having put in an incredibly strong performance at the selection races in January, and winning the U14 ladies races at the Ambition Races and the Evolution Speed Races, has again been selected to represent Great Britain at Alpe Cimbra in March. This is a huge achievement as this is the competition in which the very best skiiers from the 45 key ski countries take

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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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