November 24, 2022

Headteacher's Message - Friday 25th November

We are all busy – busy with our lives, busy with our interests and busy…
November 18, 2022

Headteacher's Message - Friday 18th November

Each week without fail I write that it has been a busy week in school…
November 11, 2022

Remembrance Day 2022

Wallingford School showed our respects to those who died in conflicts across this world this…
November 11, 2022

Charlie Rings the Changes

Charlie in Year 8 is a Campanologist, and he regularly updates music teacher Ms Hammond…
November 10, 2022

Headteacher's Message - Friday 11th November

As ever, it has been a busy week in school with trips and visits, fixtures…
November 04, 2022

Recording at Readipop

After our successful songwriting competition last July, our winning group, Dynamic Force (Ferne, Lyna, Carys…
November 04, 2022

6th Former Harry Helps Host 24-Hour Radio Fundraiser

We were really pleased to hear what Harry, Year 13, has been up to in…
November 03, 2022

Headteacher's Message - Friday 4th November

We have returned to school this week with darker evenings and a lot of rain…
November 02, 2022

Ex-Wallingford School Student Rises to the Challenge!

Ms Lancaster, Head of English, was thrilled to see ex-student Hollie Partis representing St. Catherine's…
October 31, 2022

Angie's Amazing Art

We have some wonderful young artists at Wallingford School. We often watch in amazement when…
October 30, 2022

What do teachers do on INSET days?

Have you ever wondered what your teachers get up to on INSET days? Look no…
October 19, 2022

Spellbinding Reads

We return to school on Monday the 31st - Halloween! Mrs Saunders, School Librarian, has…
October 18, 2022

Headteacher's Message - Wednesday 19th October

It is a shorter week this week at the end of the first half-term of…
October 14, 2022

Year 7 CPR Training

All of our Year 7 students are receiving a 30-minute basic CPR training session today…
October 13, 2022

Headteacher's Message - Friday 14th October

Wednesday was our Sixth Form Open Evening and it was great to welcome so many…
October 12, 2022

Army Careers Visit

On Tuesday 4th October, Wallingford School arranged for some regiments from The Army to come…
October 07, 2022

Headteacher's Message - Friday 7th October

Last night was our annual school Open Evening and it was great to welcome so…
September 30, 2022

Headteacher's Message - Friday 30th September

Assemblies this week have been led by Ms Miller have been about learning. In itself…
September 22, 2022

Headteacher's Message - Friday 23rd September

Almost three weeks in to a new academic year I have to say what a…
September 15, 2022

Headteacher's Message - Friday 16th September

This morning we observe a minute’s silence in remembrance of HM Queen Elizabeth II. As…
September 09, 2022

Headteacher's Message - Friday 9th September

After a long, hot summer it’s been a rather soggy return to school but it…
September 06, 2022

Invitation to Tender - Pat Granados' Biodiversity Garden & Amphitheatre

We are really pleased to be progressing plans with the Pat Granados’ Biodiversity Garden and…
August 25, 2022

Key Stage 4 Results 2022

Students at Wallingford School are receiving their Key Stage 4 results this morning and we…
August 18, 2022

Key Stage 5 Results 2022

We are tremendously proud this morning of all of our Year 13 students as they…
July 20, 2022

Summer Newsletter 2022

Dip into our cool summer newsletter and get lost in the lush vegetation of Kew…
July 19, 2022

Headteacher's Message - Wednesday 20th July

At the very hot end of the school year I would like to wish all…
July 14, 2022

Headteacher's Message - Friday 15th July

The highlight of a hot week has been Sports Day and it was simply great.…
July 08, 2022

World Music Day Songwriting Competition

The Music department have been blown away by the talent and creativity of our musicians…
July 08, 2022

Headteacher's Message - Friday 8th July

Yesterday was our Rising Year 7 Taster Day and it was great. The students came…
July 06, 2022

STEM Workshop

This week Year 9 students have participated in the Intensive STEM Summer Camp, run by…
July 05, 2022

Rugby Success

We always love to hear about our students' activities outside of school. Aimee, Year 10,…
June 30, 2022

Headteacher's Message - Friday 1st July

We have had so much going on in school over the past week that it…
June 23, 2022

Headteacher's Message - Friday 24th June

We are getting increasingly close to occupation of our new teaching block at the front…
June 16, 2022

Headteacher's Message - Friday 17th June

We are currently showing Year 5 students and families around the school and it is…
June 09, 2022

Headteacher's Message - Friday 10th June

It can sometimes be said that June and July are the “quiet” times in school…
May 26, 2022

Headteacher's Message - Friday 27th May

As we get to the half-term break it has been all systems go with exams…
May 24, 2022

Hustings - Student Leadership Group

We want to say a big well done to the 11 candidates who put themselves…
May 20, 2022

Headteacher's Message - Friday 20th May

Our Year 13 students had their Celebration Day last Friday and they marked it in…
May 17, 2022

Year 10 Work Experience 2022

We're always so pleased when our Year 10s return from their week of work experience,…
May 12, 2022

Headteacher's Message - Friday 13th May

Last Friday was our Year 11 Celebration Day followed by the Prom in the evening.…
May 11, 2022

Brightwell cum Sotwell CofE Primary School Ofsted Report

We are delighted to be able to share the published Ofsted Inspection report for Brightwell…
May 10, 2022

Wallingford Rowing Club Fundraiser

Wallingford Rowing Club juniors (mostly from Wallingford School) completed a 24h sponsored ergo over the…
May 09, 2022

Bigg Band at Wallingford Car Rally

Bigg Band performed on Sunday at the Wallingford Car Rally. There was a fantastic turn…
May 09, 2022

Alumni News - Alex Bosley

We've been hearing what Wallingford School Sixth Form alumnus Alex Bosley (class of 2021) has…
May 05, 2022

Headteacher's Message - Friday 6th May

I am handing over the Headteacher’s Message this week to an unashamed plug. House competition…
April 29, 2022

Headteacher's Message - Friday 29th April

It’s been great to be back in school this week after the Easter holiday with…
April 08, 2022

School Newsletter - Easter 2022

Don't be hot and cross this Easter; crack open a chocolate egg and sift through…
March 31, 2022

Headteacher's Message - Friday 1st April

  It has been an excellent week for over one hundred of our Year 13…
March 24, 2022

Headteacher's Message - Friday 25th March

As families are aware, Wallingford School is part of Merchant Taylors’ Oxfordshire Academy Trust and…
March 18, 2022

Headteacher's Message - Friday 18th March

The Spring Concert last night was simply fantastic. The range of performances was diverse and…
March 17, 2022

25th World Scout Jamboree

We were pleased to hear that five students have been selected to attend the 25th…
March 16, 2022

Spring Concert is Back!

We're really looking forward to showcasing our talented young musicians at our Spring Concert on Thursday…
March 11, 2022

Year 13 Visit Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Miss Sutton and Year 13 visited Oxford University Museum of Natural History yesterday, where they…
March 10, 2022

Headteacher's Message - Friday 11th March

We are really fortunate at Wallingford School to have great teachers delivering great lessons to…
March 10, 2022

Merchant Taylors' Design Competition

Product Design student Oscar, Year 12, attended Merchant Taylors' Hall yesterday, where he presented his…
March 09, 2022

DEC Non-Uniform Day - Friday 11th March

Wallingford School is having a non-uniform day on Friday 11th March, with suggested £1 donations…
March 07, 2022

Ninja Warrior 2022 - The Final!

The Ninja Warrior finalists had to overcome another fantastic course set by the PE Department…
March 03, 2022

Headteacher's Message - Friday 4th March

I hope that everyone had a good break over half-term and it has been a…
February 17, 2022

Headteacher's Message - Friday 18th February

As we stop now for the half-term break it seems appropriate to reflect on the…
February 10, 2022

Headteacher's Message - Friday 11th February

It was great to welcome Year 9 students and families to the Key Stage 4…
February 03, 2022

Headteacher's Message - Friday 4th February

It is really important that we listen to the views of our school community in…
February 02, 2022

Mia at Modern Art Oxford

Mia Annesen-Wood actually has a painting exhibited at Modern Art Oxford! She actually, actually has!…
January 28, 2022

Headteacher's Message - Friday 28th January

Wednesday was the deadline for applications to universities and colleges through the UCAS system. A…
January 27, 2022

Year 11 Film Music Workshop

Film music is a huge industry, and composing or performing in film music is a…
January 21, 2022

Public Speaking Workshop

Year 12 students, AJ, Alex, Bethany, Lorna, Saoirse, and Rob, took part in a Public…
January 20, 2022

Headteacher's Message - Friday 21st January

It is probably a little early for the first shoots of spring to be in…
January 13, 2022

Headteacher's Message - Friday 14th January

It’s cold and still dark but it’s been a very busy first full week back…
January 06, 2022

Headteacher's Message - Friday 7th January

Firstly, a very Happy New Year to all members of the school community and I…
December 17, 2021

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

As we wave off our students at the end of another term and another year,…
December 17, 2021

School Newsletter - Christmas 2021

We have a bumper Christmas newsletter for you, packed full of pictures. Whisk up a…
December 17, 2021

Headteacher's Message - Friday 17th December

As we reach the end of a long term, I would like to thank every…
December 10, 2021

Headteacher's Message - Friday 10th December

As I wrote last week, this has been the first week of mock examinations for…
December 03, 2021

Headteacher's Message - Friday 3rd December

As ever, lots going on in school this week and I would particularly like to…
December 01, 2021

The Wizard of Oz - Postponed

Due to rapidly-changing national events, we have decided to postpone our production of ‘The Wizard…
November 26, 2021

Headteacher's Message - Friday 26th November

It was a pleasure to attend the Merchant Taylors’ Livery Awards in London on Monday…
November 25, 2021

Merchant Taylors’ Company Livery Academy Award

On Monday, we went to the Merchant Taylors’ Hall in London to compete against 2…
November 19, 2021

Headteacher's Message - Friday 19th November

November is the month when the “hard yards” happen in school. Routines are set, teaching…
November 12, 2021

Headteacher's Message - Friday 12th November

This week has been notable for the selling of poppies in school to mark Armistice…
November 11, 2021

Remembrance Day

Wallingford School has marked Remembrance Day a number of ways this week: Mrs Saunders, our…
November 05, 2021

Headteacher's Message - Friday 5th November

It has been a really good first week back in school after the half-term holiday…
November 01, 2021

MTOAT welcomes Buckinghamshire UTC into the Trust

Merchant Taylors’ Oxfordshire Academy Trust is delighted to confirm the transfer of Buckinghamshire University Technical…
November 01, 2021

Max - Bio Detection Dog

We are very pleased to start the term with an introduction to Max, Bio Detection…
October 14, 2021

Headteacher's Message - Friday 15th October

It was great to be able to welcome students, parents and carers to the school…
October 08, 2021

Headteacher's Message - Friday 8th October

Last night was our annual school Open Evening and it was great to welcome so…
September 30, 2021

Headteacher's Message - Friday 1st October

It is often said in schools that by the start of October the rhythm and…
September 29, 2021

Year 10 National Boxing Champion

A big congratulations to Sky, Year 10, on becoming national champion (female 63kg) at the…
September 28, 2021

Donkey Sanctuary Mural

Year 12 and Year 13 artists kindly gave up their time to paint a mural…
September 24, 2021

Headteacher's Message - Friday 24th September

This has been the week when the extra-curricular life of the school has really kicked…
September 17, 2021

Headteacher's Message - Friday 17th September

Communication between school and home is really important. Often this is through our students but…
September 09, 2021

Headteacher's Message - Friday 10th September

It has been brilliant to welcome all of our students back to school this week;…