Life Through a Lens: Photo Competition

In partnership with Waddesdon Manor, the school recently launched a wildlife photography competition with the brief: “Right place, Right time”. Organiser Quinn of Year 9 reveals the winners below. The competition was launched to promote interest towards the natural world and issues relating to preserving the natural beauty around us. The turnout was more than [...]

Burning Ambition

We recently had a visit by some Year 6 students from Waddesdon Village Primary School who sampled a science lesson with spectacular results! They wrote this report for us. Key Stage 2 were invited to Waddesdon Secondary School for a science experiment during STEM week. Every class learnt about the chemicals and properties in slime. [...]

SAVE THE DATE: WaddFest 2019

This year, WaddFest will be bigger and better than ever! With not only one but two stages - a main stage and an acoustic stage, there will be more acts than usual, all of which offering a different musical experience. As well as all of the great live music, there will be an immersive drama [...]

Live: New YouTube Channel

What is it? We have now created a brand new Waddesdon Church of England School YouTube channel. Following the success of the Performing Arts YouTube channel, we have decided to use YouTube as our new video streaming service, which means we have uploaded all our old videos, which were previously hosted on Vimeo. What to [...]

The Big Gig 2019

View Image Gallery The Big Gig 2019 was a roaring success, everyone who attended raved about how good it was and how it exceeded all expectations, here is one of the performers' take on the event. It was late November, in a music lesson, when I first found out about Mr Judson’s plan for the [...]

Girls’ Football

With the backing of the enthusiastic PE department and from an initial suggestion from some Year 8 girls, we have launched a new Girls’ Football Club at Waddesdon. The first training session confirmed the popularity of this new club.  I was planning a session for around 15 girls, but an eager 30 turned up, ready [...]

PREVIEW: The Big Gig 2019

On Wednesday 13th February, Waddesdon’s Performing Arts Department are hosting The Big Gig 2019. The event is being organised to begin raising funds to build a recording studio at Waddesdon C of E School. Performers include all GCSE & BTEC Level 3 Music students, who will be participating as part of their coursework, and several [...]

Mary Poppins Jr. 2018

View Image Gallery Mary Poppins has been the best experience of Year 12 so far. When Miss Turner approached me at the end of Year 11 to ask if I would like to be the choreographer of the autumn show, I accepted with a feeling of pride, but also a small amount of fear. At [...]