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 [...]

Interform Results: November 2018

View Image Gallery Interform for the winter term was slightly different this year, here are what the teachers had to say about it. In a change to our normal programme, due to issues with the field, the students from year 7 – 11 took to the sports hall to compete in a dodgeball extravaganza. The [...]

Art Competition: November 2018

Winner 1: Lauren, 11SWClick the drop-down below the image to read more about Lauren's entry. About the entry: The story behind my entry. “I am the vine; you are the branches. If You remain in me and I in you, you will Bear much fruit” – John 15, Verse 5 When I accepted the fun [...]

Rough Treatment: A Look into Sleeping Rough

Rough Treatment: A Look into Sleeping Rough Louis describes his experience in video form. Year 11 student, Louis, decided to investigate what it would be like to live homeless. watch the video above/below and read below to learn about his experience: I started my evening by not eating anything after my breakfast at about 9:00. [...]

Year 7 Visit to Tring Museum

Year 7 went to Tring Museum to learn about animal body parts so we could work on our hybrid designs.  A hybrid is a mix of multiple animals joined together to make one.  A well known example of this is a Minotaur, a mix between a man and a bull. This was an amazing trip [...]

Oxford University Visit

On 15th October a group of Year 11 students who had completed the Summer Challenge were given a once in a lifetime opportunity to visit Oxford University. Laura tells us about the opportunities and insights the visit gave them. We were lucky enough to explore Hertford College (part of the university) near the centre of [...]

Rock Climbing

On 12th October, 39 Waddesdon students took part in a rock climbing opportunity at an outwards bound centre in North Yorkshire to support their GCSE PE practical grade.  The first session was focused on knot tying and helmets and harnesses. Then it was into climbing, traversing, bouldering, belaying and all the various climbing techniques. The students [...]

Charity Netball Match: Grudge Match

After the Sixth Form's victory over the staff team in the Charity Netball Match between the two sides, the staff were looking to the rematch for some revenge! The Sixth Form team captain has written the following match report: After our glorious win in the summer, the teachers were hungry for a re-match!  The day [...]