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 [...]

A Spring In Our Step: Trampolining

We are very pleased to announce that the PE department has purchased 4 new trampolines for students to use. All year groups will be taught trampolining in lessons (both boys and girls) across the year as well as GCSE PE students. In future months we will also be running an extra-curricular trampolining club for students [...]

Year 11 Students Complete Their DofE Awards

A few of our Year 11 students have had their Duke of Edinburgh Award signed off and completed. Read below what they had to say about the award: DofE helps you to build trust in others, when you’re all taking a share in the navigation and campcraft.Katie DofE is a bonding experience; you get together [...]

Service of Praise & Thanksgiving

Held on the 3rd October 2018, the Service of Praise and Thanksgiving was, as always, an annual success. Organised by Religious Studies teacher, Mr Dangana and Head of Music, Mr Judson, it was bound to be a highlight of the school year. Year 11 students Katie and Charly hosted the event, read Charly's report below: [...]

GCSE Results 2018

We are delighted to announce that our students have once again achieved outstanding GCSE results. They have more than risen to the challenges of the new, tougher, examinations with over one third of all students achieving the very highest grades. 84% achieved five 9-4 grades (GCSE pass) including English and Maths and 99% achieved at […]