February 25, 2021

Headteacher's Message - Friday 26th February

One week back after half-term and there is a lot to think about. The great…
February 11, 2021

Headteacher's Message - Friday 12th February

At the end of this remote half-term I have to say a huge thank you.…
February 11, 2021

Term 3 Newsletter

We have a bumper issue for you this term, packed with student contributions. The walking…
February 04, 2021

Headteacher's Message - Friday 5th February

It’s been a real pleasure this week to be conducting Year 9 options interviews and…
January 28, 2021

Headteacher's Message - Friday 29th January

In schools as well as society we have been in an uncertain period since the…
January 21, 2021

Headteacher's Message - Friday 22nd January

  There are lots of metaphors about things which look quiet or calm on the…
January 13, 2021

Headteacher's Message - Friday 15th January

It has been a week of remote learning and I have to say that we…
January 07, 2021

Headteacher's Message - Friday 8th January

Firstly, I hope that everyone is safe and well and would like to wish all…
December 18, 2020

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

A Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year from Wallingford School  As is tradition, the…
December 18, 2020

Hallelujah

The Year 10 GCSE dancers ‘threw this together’ in their lesson - Merry Christmas from…
December 18, 2020

Headteacher's Message - Friday 18 December

And so we have reached the end of a long term and I would like…
December 17, 2020

Term 2 Newsletter

Just in time for Christmas, our Term 2 Newsletter is now available! This term's issue…
December 16, 2020

French Video Exchange

This week the students of 8JM have been recording videos for a pilot project that…
December 10, 2020

Headteacher's Message - Friday 11th December

Christmas edges closer and in the school hall we have the most wonderful mural which…
December 08, 2020

Non-Uniform Day - Friday 11th December

We caught up with our student leaders who have been busy planning a non-uniform day…
December 03, 2020

Headteacher's Message - Friday 4th December

This would normally be a point of term when we would have a host of…
November 26, 2020

Headteacher's Message - Friday 27th November

Our older students are the most fantastic role models for the younger members of our…
November 25, 2020

GCSE and A Level Certificate Collection 2020 (and earlier!)

Students can collect certificates from 2020 on the following afternoons: Tuesday 1st December - GCSEs…
November 20, 2020

Headteacher's Message - Friday 20th November

Working with young people is an honour and a privilege. It is also a constant…
November 16, 2020

Online Safety and Support

The Wallingford School PSHE team has shared the details of some online safety and support…
November 13, 2020

Headteacher's Message - Friday 13th November

We had two minutes’ silence in school on Wednesday to remember those who have sacrified…
November 06, 2020

Headteacher's Message - Friday 6th November

I hope that everyone had a good break over the half-term holiday. It’s great to…
October 21, 2020

Term 1 Newsletter

If you've missed our weekly Newsletters that we published during lockdown, you'll be pleased to…
October 16, 2020

Headteacher's Message - Friday 16th October

The highlight of my Thursday afternoon was a walk along the Design Technology corridor where…
October 16, 2020

Gardening Club

Mr Marston spoke about Gardening Club in last week's Headteacher's Message and we managed to…
October 14, 2020

Expansion of Wallingford School - Consultation

Wallingford School has been working with OCC with plans to expand the school for a…
October 09, 2020

Headteacher's Message - Friday 9th October

I wrote last week about our Virtual Events and this week has seen our Virtual…
October 02, 2020

Headteacher's Message - Friday 2nd October

We have been doing a lot of filming in school over the past couple of…
September 25, 2020

Visit from David Johnston MP

Local MP David Johnston visited us at Wallingford School this morning - meeting Mr Marston…
September 25, 2020

Headteacher's Message - Friday 25th September

Another week has passed under our new arrangements in school and again I am compelled…
September 18, 2020

Headteacher's Message - Friday 18th September

I was sat in my office on Wednesday afternoon shortly after the end of school…
September 15, 2020

Wallingford Community Spirit Boosted by Locals’ Fundraising Initiative

Here's a copy of an external article describing the fantastic efforts of our DT department…
September 10, 2020

Headteacher's Message - Friday 11th September

It’s been a wonderfully positive first full week back at school and I would like…
September 10, 2020

Ex-student wins Translation Prize

The MFL Department were delighted to find out this week that one of our ex-students,…
September 04, 2020

Headteacher's Message - Friday 4th September

I normally write this message before the Friday when it is posted but I wanted…
August 20, 2020

Headteacher's Message - Thursday 20th August

I wrote last week about how proud we are of our Year 13 students and…
August 13, 2020

Headteacher's Message - Thursday 13th August

This morning our Year 13 students have received their grades. The grades within their context…
July 22, 2020

Duke of Edinburgh Award During Lockdown

Further to our story earlier this month about the Duke of Edinburgh Award, Mr Harpin…
July 21, 2020

Bigg - House Champions 2019-2020

We are very pleased to announce that Bigg House are this year's House champions! A…
July 21, 2020

Year 6 Transition - Wallingford School

We are very much looking forward to welcoming you to Wallingford School in September. In…
July 20, 2020

Virtual Sports Day - The Results!

The Results!!! Virtual Sports Day 2020 winners are Blackstone!!!! Well done all who took part…
July 15, 2020

Headteacher's Message - End of School Year

I am writing to you at the end of a school year which is unlike…
July 14, 2020

Virtual Sports Day 2020

Bigg Blackstone Christie Matilda A message from Mrs Sherlock to Matilda House: "Right Matilda, it’s…
July 13, 2020

North-West Rowing Crafting Competition

Anna, Year 12, entered the North-West Rowing crafting competition to make, bake or model an…
July 10, 2020

Headteacher's Message - Friday 10th July

It has been simply fantastic to see more students back in school over the past…
July 09, 2020

Duke of Edinburgh Award Update

Since receiving our new Duke of Edinburgh licence back in March, Mr Harpin has been…
July 02, 2020

Headteacher's Message - Friday 3rd July

As I write this message on Thursday the Government has just released the plan for…
June 25, 2020

Headteacher's Message - Friday 26th June

There have been some significant announcements this week about changes to the lockdown from 4th…
June 25, 2020

#StayinTouchandKeepSharing

Mrs Thomas heard from Year 7 student Danny this week - he loves photography and…
June 18, 2020

Headteacher's Message - Friday 19th June

It has been great to welcome back Year 10 and 12 students to the school…
June 11, 2020

Headteacher's Message - Friday 12th June

Today’s message is about planning. We have spent the past few weeks planning the staggered…
June 10, 2020

#StayinTouchandKeepSharing

  We love seeing all the wonderful projects you get up to in your spare…
June 04, 2020

Headteacher's Message - Friday 5th June

I hope that everyone is keeping well and staying safe. Thank you to all the…
May 22, 2020

#StayinTouchandKeepSharing

We're very sure many of you will have fond memories of watching Blue Peter and…
May 21, 2020

Headteacher's Message - Friday 22nd May

I hope that all members of the school community are well and staying safe. We…
May 15, 2020

Headteacher's Message - Friday 15th May

Many parents and carers will remember a 1980s TV show called “Why Don’t You?” It…
May 14, 2020

Sketchbook Delights

Mr Bowen shared these wonderful sketchbook delights on the Art Department Instagram page (walli.artdept) last…
May 12, 2020

Lock Down Your Memories Of Lockdown!

Mrs Bowyer shows her plan to capture her experience of lockdown in her very own…
May 11, 2020

Headteacher's Message - Monday 11th May

I hope that everyone is keeping well and staying safe. I am continuing with the…
May 01, 2020

Friday Spotlight - Student Artist of the Week

This week's 'Student Artist of the Week' is Katrina in Year 7. This talented artist…
May 01, 2020

Great British Bunting - VE Day 75th Anniversary on 8th May

With so many events cancelled or restricted for the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of…
April 30, 2020

Headteacher's Message - Friday 1st May

I hope that everyone in our school community is safe and well. As I’ve written…
April 29, 2020

#StayinTouchandKeepSharing

We loved hearing from Wilfrid, Year 7, yesterday, where he tolds us how busy he…
April 24, 2020

Friday Spotlight - Student Artist of the Week

We've decided to start a new Friday spotlight moment and are delighted to present our…
April 23, 2020

Headteacher's Message - Friday 24th April

Firstly, I hope that all members of our school community are safe and well. We…
April 21, 2020

Miss Walker on Union Jack FM

Did you hear Miss Walker live on Union Jack FM yesterday talking about the Design…
April 14, 2020

DT Department Making PPE Face Shields

 We would like to s hare some fantastic news from our Design and Technology department…
April 14, 2020

#StayinTouchandKeepSharing

Megan, Year 8, has been learning something new whilst home schooling with her parents. She…
April 06, 2020

3D Printing Frames for NHS Facemasks

Jasper (10 CWR) is 3D printing frames for NHS facemasks after responding to this BBC…
April 03, 2020

Headteacher's Message - Friday 3rd April

We have reached the end of a term which has been unlike anything we have…
April 02, 2020

#StayinTouchandKeepSharing

Flora in Year 7 has been making red cabbage pH indicator with her dad in…
March 30, 2020

Keep Cooking and Carry On

Last week, Mrs Ward and Miss Isaac asked students to send in photos of creative…
March 26, 2020

Headteacher's Message - Friday 27th March

Firstly, and most importantly, I hope that all members of the school community are staying…
March 25, 2020

A Trip into History

Students coming into school were challenged by the History department to create a history travel…
March 25, 2020

Julian Opie at Home

With utter tenacity, and natural gifts, Year 7 and Year 8 artists have been looking…
March 19, 2020

Headteacher's Message - Friday 20th March

It has been a difficult week in school as we have started to come to…
March 18, 2020

School Announcements Regarding Coronavirus

For all the latest information regarding the school being affected by coronavirus, please see our…
March 17, 2020

Latest Updates from Department for Education - Coronavirus

New guidance for households with symptoms Yesterday, the Government introduced new guidance on whole household…
March 16, 2020

Spotlight Dance Show and Spring Concert - Postponed

The Spotlight Dance Show and Spring Concert due to take place this week have both been postponed.…
March 13, 2020

Latest Updates from Department for Education - Government's Response to Coronavirus

Here is the latest information from the DfE regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19): Government announces move from…
March 12, 2020

Headteacher's Message - Friday 13th March

This week I am handing over the Headteacher’s Message to our excellent group of Sixth…
March 10, 2020

Latest Updates from Department for Education - Government's Response to Coronavirus

Here is the latest information from the DfE and Ofqual regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19): Exam preparation…
March 06, 2020

Duke of Edinburgh School Licence

We received our Duke of Edinburgh school licence last week. We look forward to launching…
March 06, 2020

Headteacher's Message - Friday 6th March

We are in the process of reviewing a couple of our structures within school and…
March 05, 2020

World Book Day 2020

It's World Book Day! Here are some of the things our students have been up…
March 03, 2020

World Book Day - Year 7s Visit Author Robin Stevens

30 Year 7 students were invited to see author Robin Stevens speak this morning at…
February 28, 2020

Headteacher's Message - Friday 28th February

I spoke with Year 10 in assembly on Thursday about difference. Often we think that…
February 14, 2020

Visit to Bletchley Park

Last week some of our students had the opportunity to visit Bletchley Park, where they…
February 14, 2020

Headteacher's Message - Friday 14th February

It has been a very busy week in school. The three highlights for me have…
February 11, 2020

A Level Music - Recital Recording Day

Our Year 13 A Level Music students have spent the day at St Mary le…