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

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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…
February 07, 2020

French Exchange - Grenoble 2020 (updated)

Jump to Wednesday Jump to Thursday Jump to Friday   Our biggest ever French Exchange…
February 07, 2020

Headteacher's Message - Friday 7th February

We know that communication between school and home is really important. I wrote a couple…
February 03, 2020

Christie Watches Oxford United FC vs. Blackpool

The two Christie Year 7 form groups readied themselves for a fun afternoon on Saturday.…
January 31, 2020

Birthday Burpees for Victoria's Promise

On Thursday 30th January 2020, students in Bigg House were challenged to do 40 "Birthday…
January 31, 2020

Headteacher's Message - Friday 31st January

Wednesday was a staff INSET Day. INSET is an acronym for Inservice Training Days and…
January 28, 2020

Wallingford War Memorial Design

Our Year 12 Product Design students were visited by Mr Kidley from Wallingford Town Council…
January 23, 2020

Headteacher's Message - Friday 24th January

It is a busy time in school for our Year 11 students. On Friday they…
January 21, 2020

Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood

As we mentioned last week, we have a number of students currently performing at the…
January 21, 2020

Sixth Form Application Deadline - Friday 31st January 2020

Application Process Students should complete a sixth form application form, which is available at the…
January 17, 2020

Headteacher's Message - Friday 17th January

Someone once said that a significant part of being successful was simply showing up. This…
January 13, 2020

Wallingford Students in Panto!

We love to hear about our students' extra-curricular activities outside of school. Ellie, Year 13,…
January 10, 2020

Headteacher's Message - Friday 10th January

It’s been great to welcome all members of the school community back to school this…
January 09, 2020

Year 9/10 Basketball: Wallingford School vs Wheatley Park

A fantastic start to the new term of fixtures... A big well done to our…
December 19, 2019

Headteacher's Message - Thursday 19th December

And so we have reached the end of term and are ready for Christmas. It’s…
December 18, 2019

Sleigh2Give Update

We are so pleased to have been a collection point for Play2Give's fifth Christmas Toy…
December 12, 2019

Headteacher's Message - Friday 13th December

As we hurtle towards the end of term there has been a huge amount going…
December 06, 2019

Headteacher's Message - Friday 6th December

There is something amazing about watching a person transform on stage and start to perform.…
December 04, 2019

Sleigh2Give Christmas Toy Appeal

We're delighted to be asked to be a collection point for Play2Give’s fifth Christmas toy…
December 04, 2019

GCSE and A Level Certificate Collection

Please remember you can collect your certificates at the following time: Tuesday 17th December from…
November 28, 2019

Headteacher's Message - Friday 29th November

Pablo Picasso once said something along the lines that the best ideas are stolen and…
November 22, 2019

Our House - The Madness Musical

Tickets for this year's production of Our House - The Madness Musical go on sale…
November 22, 2019

Headteacher's Message - Friday 22nd November

You may or not be familiar with the 10,000 hours rule. It belongs to the…
November 19, 2019

Berkshire Schools Rugby Tournament Winners

Congratulations to the Years 7/8 girls team for winning the Berkshire Schools Rugby Tournament! Well…
November 18, 2019

Art Trip to Tate Modern

Year 10 and 13 artists enjoyed a real treat at the Tate Modern, London yesterday.…
November 15, 2019

Headteacher's Message - Friday 15th November

  This week started poignantly in school with a minute’s silence after which a playing…
November 11, 2019

Remembrance Day

This Remembrance Day, as part of our observation of the minute's silence, several of our…
November 11, 2019

Visit from Wheatley Birds of Prey

Last Friday, Year 7 students in Christie House enjoyed a visit from Wheatley Birds Of…
November 08, 2019

Headteacher's Message - Friday 8th November

I have been talking in assemblies this week about the importance of having soap in…
November 06, 2019

Celebrating Our Year 11 Boys Rugby Team

  Outstanding performance by the Year 11 boys in the Reading and South Oxfordshire League…
October 23, 2019

Headteacher's Message - Friday 25th October

It has been an exceptionally busy term and I think it is fair to say…
October 18, 2019

Headteacher's Message - Friday 18th October

I wrote a couple of weeks ago about the way in which the words “able…
October 16, 2019

Law Lecture and Court Sermon

Sixth formers witnessed some history today, as they took part in the Court Sermon at…
October 10, 2019

Headteacher's Message - Friday 11th October

The Wallingford School Sixth Form Open Evening took place on Wednesday. It was my first…
October 04, 2019

Headteacher's Message - Friday 4th October

Sending every young person into the world able and qualified You can tell quite a…
September 30, 2019

Sue Ryder Charity Fashion Show

On Saturday nine students from Wallingford School took part in the Sue Ryder Charity Fashion…
September 27, 2019

Headteacher's Message - Friday 27th September

It was a delight this week to meet with the School Officers. These students are…