Author: Waddesdon School

Year 8 Camp

On 14th - 15th June the whole of Year 8 headed to Longridge Activity Centre, Marlow, for two days of team building and outdoor activity. Camping on the banks of the Thames, students scaled two climbing walls, attempted the 'leap of faith', and got soaked learning to Kayak, Canoe and Paddle Board. The staff at the activity centre were delighted [...] Read More

Interform Results Spring 2018

After yet another successful Interform week, here are the results for the Football/Netball Spring Interform for 2018. Spring Interform Results 2018 YEAR 7 Boys Girls 1st MD SWF 2nd HJ MJB 3rd MJB HJ 4th SWF MD 5th YA YA YEAR 8 Boys Girls 1st SEV SK 2nd LO JDA 3rd SK LO 4th JDA [...] Read More

7YA Colour Wheel Project

7YA made some amazing colour wheels over the Easter break. We had all sorts from cakes to paintings on canvases. This is part of an Art project where the students are learning the fundamentals of colour theory and developing this into understanding how to develop effective colour themes. Read More

Harry Potter Board Games

Harry Potter, a name not only known by all Wizards and Witches, but by us Muggles! Now think of board games, for example Chess, Snakes and Ladders, Monopoly, Frustration. Imagine if those were “Potterized”. Well, that’s what some Year 8 students, including me, were doing for part of our topic in Technology with Mrs Raynor. [...] Read More

Bucks School Cross Country Competition

On a brisk and bright blue Wednesday, Waddesdon runners took up the challenge of competing in the Bucks Schools XC. Our team comprised runners from Year 7 through to Year 11 in both girls' and boys' events. We arrived early for registration and immediately the runners undertook a forensic examination and analysis of the course [...] Read More

Student Investor Challenge

The Student Investor Challenge is a competition between students in schools studying finance in the UK and abroad where teams are given £100,000 of virtual money to invest in shares across two portfolios. The top 351 teams who make the biggest combined profit from each portfolio progress to the semi-finals. We came 186th out of [...] Read More

Year 10 MUNGA

On 7 December 2017, Year 10 engaged in the annual Model United Nations General Assembly day (MUNGA). Prior to this day, students were split into 25 groups with 6 students in each group. Each group was allocated a country and became delegates of that country. The groups created a two-minute speech to deliver to the [...] Read More
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