Author: Waddesdon School

COVID-19: Coronavirus Update

Here you will find everything you need to know in relation to the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic and how it affects schools. You will also see what we as a school are doing about it. NEED MORE?For more information, head to our letters page.Letters Page8 June Update The linked PPT outlines the information that all students [...]

Musical Showcase 2021: UPDATE

Our students are rehearsing hard for our Musical Showcase which will go online in the summer. Bea from Year 12 will be performing, and she took some time out from rehearsals to tell us about it.  The show experience, this year has been nothing we have experienced before. Because of Covid-19, we can no longer […]

A Voice for Women

Year 12’s Hannah recently spoke at a seminar on International Women’s Day, and she shares her thoughts on the difficulty women still face in being treated equally and fairly. On the 8th of March, I was invited to be a panelist on the Buckinghamshire BAME network’s International Womens Day zoom seminar. The community, originally founded [...]

The SECOND GUESS Interview

On Friday 12th March Charlie, Year 13, released his debut single as an independent artist named ‘Second Guess’.  So far, it has been streamed 10,000 times, a number which will no doubt keep on climbing! Mr Scrivener sat down with Charlie to talk about how he was feeling following the release, the process behind the [...]

Testing Times: Lateral Flow Testing

With the inauguration of Covid lateral flow testing in the school, we have taken a big step towards keeping our students safe as life begins to return to normal. Our Year 8 students have been telling us how they are finding the experience.  “I was in the line for a test. I slowly made my [...]

Virtual Year 8 GCSE Options Conference

Welcome to our Virtual Year 8 GSCE Options Conference.  The introductory video from Mr Jones and Mr Mac will help you get started before you delve into the subject presentations for more information. Deputy Headteacher, Mr Jones Head of Year 8, Mr Mac Year 8 Options Booklet Year 8 Options Booklet Subject VideosArt, Photography & [...]

Challenging Racism

Over the course of a week and a half in October, four students from Waddesdon’s Anti-racist Group carried out an assembly for each year group on the topic of racism.  During the first lockdown, as many of you know, the tragic death of George Floyd brought increased attention to the Black Lives Matter campaign and […]

An Attitude of Gratitude

In many ways the lives of young people are easy. We are, most of us, lucky to have an upbringing that starts us off well in life. It can be easy to forget the importance of being grateful for what we have. Comparing what we have (even if it is the simple gift of clean […]