February 29, 2024

Headteacher's Message - Friday 1st March

Today sees the launch of our annual parent and carer survey and we are keen…
February 27, 2024

Diary of Geography Trip to Iceland

GCSE and A Level Geography students spent three days in Iceland over half term, and…
February 23, 2024

Headteacher's Message - Friday 23rd February

Assemblies this week started with Year 7 having their new School Passports launched on Monday…
February 09, 2024

Headteacher's Message - Friday 9th February

It was a pleasure to be part of the Key Stage 4 Options Evening for…
February 01, 2024

Headteacher's Message - Friday 2nd February

Wednesday was a pause for most students with the Inset Day – although not all,…
January 25, 2024

Headteacher's Message - Friday 26th January

The anticipation has been building for a while but we are almost there – our…
January 17, 2024

Headteacher's Message - Friday 19th January

It has been a pleasure over the past couple of months to read our Year…
January 10, 2024

Headteacher's Message - Friday 12th January

Firstly, a Happy New Year to everyone! The school returned on Monday with a few…
December 20, 2023

Winter Newsletter 2023

On the last day of Term 2, Wallingford School gave to me,The Winter Newsletter Twenty-Twenty-Three.…
December 19, 2023

Headteacher's Message - Wednesday 20th December

It has been a great ending to a long and busy term with so much…
December 15, 2023

Clean Sweep in the Merchant Taylors' Photography Competition!

This year’s Merchant Taylors’ Company Photography Competition was introduced to students in October, where they…
December 13, 2023

Headteacher's Message - Friday 15th December

There has been a really interesting series of assemblies this week on The Ripple Effect…
December 07, 2023

Headteacher's Message - Friday 8th December

The message in assemblies this week has been Thinking of Others and has provided some…
November 30, 2023

Headteacher's Message - Friday 1st December

We are now three months in to their Wallingford School lives and I have to…
November 23, 2023

Headteacher's Message - Friday 24th November

This week’s assemblies have had the title “What do I not know” and have focused…
November 22, 2023

Why I Love Science

Before half term, Miss Sutton helped run a science essay writing competition for the STFC…
November 16, 2023

Headteacher's Message - Friday 17th November

This week is national Anti-Bullying Week and Deputy Headteacher Mrs Lewis has been leading assemblies…
November 10, 2023

Headteacher's Message - Friday 10th November

In the couple of weeks since the half-term holiday I have been in and out…
November 07, 2023

Wallingford Taekwon-do Medal Haul

Wallingford Taekwon-do took six students to the UK Open Championships 2023 and came away with…
November 02, 2023

Headteacher's Message - Friday 3rd November

I think it is fair to say that Autumn has properly arrived this week as…
October 17, 2023

Headteacher's Message - Wednesday 18th October

Although a shorter week in school, it has been a busy one. Amongst other things,…
October 12, 2023

Headteacher's Message - Friday 13th October

Our Sixth Form Open Evening took place on Wednesday and it was great to welcome…
October 06, 2023

Headteacher's Message - Friday 6th October

It was fantastic to welcome so many prospective students and families to Wallingford School last…
September 29, 2023

Headteacher's Message - Friday 29th September

Wallingford School is a school with an identity. The only school in the town, comprehensive…
September 22, 2023

Headteacher's Message - Friday 22nd September

Yesterday evening saw the final Parent-Tutor evening of the start-of-term series with Year 11 families…
September 15, 2023

Headteacher's Message - Friday 15th September

At the end of the first full week of school it is safe to say…
September 08, 2023

Headteacher's Message - Friday 8th September

It has been great to welcome everyone back to school in a very warm first…
August 24, 2023

Key Stage 4 Results 2023

Students at Wallingford School received their Key Stage 4 results this morning and we could…
August 17, 2023

Key Stage 5 Results 2023

We are tremendously proud this morning of all of our Year 13 students as they…
July 21, 2023

Summer Newsletter 2023

And now, it's the end of the school year, and so we face the final…
July 21, 2023

Headteacher's Message - Friday 21st July

At the end of a long and very busy year it seems right to reflect…
July 13, 2023

Headteacher's Message - Friday 14th July

The penultimate week of the school year continues to be exceptionally busy with a fantastic…
July 07, 2023

Headteacher's Message - Friday 7th July

Yesterday was the Taster Day for our rising Year 7 students and it was a…
June 30, 2023

Sponsored Walk 2023

We're really excited to end our academic year on a high by bringing the whole…
June 30, 2023

Headteacher's Message - Friday 30th June

Yesterday evening was our annual school Founder’s Day. It was a great event and a…
June 22, 2023

Headteacher's Message - Friday 23rd June

On Tuesday evening a new addition to the school calendar took place with the first…
June 22, 2023

HR Wallingford Visit for INWED23

It was a privilege to be invited to HR Wallingford last week for International Women…
June 15, 2023

Headteacher's Message - Friday 16th June

We talk a lot in school about our ethos of “Sending every young person out…
June 13, 2023

Toll Gemacht, Alexander!

Huge congratulations to our Year 8 German student Alexander Simpson for having come 2nd in the…
June 13, 2023

Thumbs Up for New Minibus

We were really excited by the arrival of our new minibus last week, which has…
June 09, 2023

Headteacher's Message - Friday 9th June

It was great to be able to attend the AGM of the Wallingford School Association…
May 25, 2023

Headteacher's Message - Friday 26th May

We have been hosting Open Mornings with tours of the school for current Year 5…
May 23, 2023

Matt Falls for Skydiving

Matt, Year 12, has never been one for sport at school, but has taken his…
May 22, 2023

Florentina at The Cathedral of Polo

In April, Year 8 student Florentina was invited by the Argentine Polo Association to play…
May 19, 2023

Charlie's Work Experience - A Ringing Endorsement

Charlie, our Year 8 bell-ringer we wrote about last November had the unique chance to gain…
May 19, 2023

Headteacher's Message - Friday 19th May

Last Friday was the second successive Friday on which the school was filled with some…
May 16, 2023

Jasmine and Orla & the Wallingford Wildcats

Jasmine and Orla in Year 8 are members of the Wallingford Wildcats hockey team, and…
May 12, 2023

Headteacher's Message - Friday 12th May

Year 11 Celebration Day took place last Friday followed by the Prom in the evening.…
May 12, 2023

The King and Lizzie

Lizzie, Year 10, has been part of the Girlguiding youth steering group 'Amplify' for the last…
May 05, 2023

Headteacher's Message - Friday 5th May

We are fortunate to be part of a great school community at Wallingford School. As…
April 28, 2023

Headteacher's Message - Friday 28th April

We often talk in school about the “beyond the classroom” aspect of our core ethos…
April 21, 2023

Headteacher's Message - Friday 21st April

The sun has generally been shining during the first week after the Easter break as…
March 31, 2023

Headteacher's Message - Friday 31st March

As we break for the Easter holiday I would like to encourage everyone to read…
March 30, 2023

Spring Newsletter 2023

Before you race into our latest newsletter, take a good look at this phenomenal hand…
March 24, 2023

Headteacher's Message - Friday 24th March

The interform lunchtime House football finished this week culminating with the Year 11 final. It…
March 23, 2023

York Trip Diary - Day Three

Wednesday 22nd March This morning we went to the National Railway Museum where students could…
March 22, 2023

York Trip Diary - Day Two

Tuesday 21st March First stop was York Minster, the second largest medieval gothic cathedral in…
March 22, 2023

York Trip Diary - Day One

Monday 20th March After a long journey, we arrived in York and headed straight out…
March 16, 2023

Headteacher's Message - Friday 17th March

There has been a raft of House activities taking place in school this week and,…
March 10, 2023

Belgium Trip Diary - Day Three

Today was a dry day - hurray! We had a 2 hour coach journey to…
March 09, 2023

Headteacher's Message - Friday 10th March

There have been several highlights this week in a typically busy week in school. At…
March 09, 2023

Belgium Trip Diary - Day Two

Today has been another tremendous day in Belgium. The day got off to a great…
March 08, 2023

Belgium Trip Diary - Day One

First day in Belgium. A long day, after a very early start, but a really…
March 06, 2023

Building Bird Boxes at Earth Trust

Great work from our Year 10 Skills students at Earth Trust last week. Some of…
March 03, 2023

Headteacher's Message - Friday 3rd March

As Headteacher I spend a lot of time walking around the school with a purpose…
March 02, 2023

Spring Concert 2023

Just one week to go until our Spring Concert! It's been great to see and…
March 02, 2023

World Book Day 2023

It's World Book Day! Be sure to grab an e-voucher (check your Satchel homework timetable…
February 23, 2023

Headteacher's Message - Friday 24th February

It has been a busy week back in school following the half-term break. It is…
February 22, 2023

Planting Day

A couple of weekends ago, Wild about Wallingford, GreenArt and a team of volunteers planted…
February 21, 2023

Gateway to Great Design

Last year our A Level Product Design students were asked to design a new gateway…
February 10, 2023

Headteacher's Message - Friday 10th February

It was Key Stage 4 Options Evening on Wednesday and as always it was an…
February 03, 2023

Headteacher's Message - Friday 3rd February

Our Year 13 Student Leadership Team are a great bunch of young people who lead…
February 02, 2023

Year 9 Student Plays His Way to Italy

We are thrilled to hear that Peter in Year 9 has been selected to represent…
February 01, 2023

Merchant Taylors' Company Competition Winners

Earlier this week, Miss Jolly and Beatrice (Year 12) visited Merchant Taylors' Hall representing Wallingford…
January 27, 2023

Headteacher's Message - Friday 27th January

As you may be aware, many teachers who are members of the National Education Union…
January 20, 2023

Headteacher's Message - Friday 20th January

As you may recall, the school was inspected by Ofsted on 8th and 9th November…
January 13, 2023

Headteacher's Message - Friday 13th January

It has been great to see House activities kicking in at the start of term.…
January 06, 2023

Headteacher's Message - Friday 6th January

A Happy New Year to all members of the school community. It has been a…
January 04, 2023

Biodiversity Garden Project Launch

As the school broke up last term, not everyone was downing tools for Christmas. GreenArt…
December 20, 2022

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

We were pleased to be able to have our traditional whole school assembly before the…
December 20, 2022

Winter Newsletter 2022

If you're short of gift ideas, why not give the gift that keeps on being…
December 19, 2022

Headteacher's Message - Tuesday 20th December

It is the last day of a long term and the well-deserved break is now…
December 15, 2022

Headteacher's Message - Friday 16th December

The snow and the ice came to school this week and so did Christmas and…
December 08, 2022

Headteacher's Message - Friday 9th December

Year 11 have had their first week of mock examinations during this week and their…
December 06, 2022

Sleigh2Give

We're really pleased to support the Play2Give @play2give Sleigh2Give campaign again this year - the annual Christmas present…
December 02, 2022

Headteacher's Message - Friday 2nd December

The Governors of a school play an important role in its community. Someone may become…
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…