General News

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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Suffolk County Cross Country Championship

Posted on: January, 7th Jan 2020

In Category: Senior School News, Uncategorized, Woodbridgian Weekly

Gold medals, selection for Inter Counties and
selection for the London Mini Marathon: these were some of the highlights from performances of twelve
Woodbridge School athletes, including a contingent of five from Woodbridge
Prep.

One
way to bring the festive holiday to an abrupt end is to enter and compete in
the County Cross Country Championship two days before returning to

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MS Shona Norman

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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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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Senior Cadets Dinner

Posted on: May, 14th May 2019

In Category: Senior School News, Woodbridgian Weekly

What a very dignified occasion this was: our senior cadets and their officers, friends and guests celebrated a great CCF year in the finest of style.  With the CCF flags, drums and trophies on proud display the setting could not have been more splendid; and with our chefs and their staff putting on a delicious feast the occasion very much matched the

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Gold Award, Golden Memories

Posted on: May, 14th May 2019

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

Mr Garvie, the Woodbridge School DofE coordinator, was delighted to have been invited to the DofE Gold Presentation event at Buckingham Palace on Monday 13 May 2019, as a special regional guest.  Around 3000 young people received their awards at this prestigious event. 

Woodbridge School pupil, Saxon, joined our elite band of Woodbridgians who have received their Gold Award while still at

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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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