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;…
August 12, 2021

Key Stage 4 Results 2021

This morning we celebrate the achievements of our Year 11 students in securing a hugely…
August 10, 2021

Key Stage 5 Results 2021

We are tremendously proud this morning of all of our Year 13 students as they…
July 22, 2021

Have A Great Summer!

As we bid a farewell to our students in true Wallingford School style, we wish…
July 22, 2021

House Champions 2020-2021

We've added-up the final House Points from all the students and here are the final…
July 22, 2021

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July 22, 2021

Term 6 Newsletter

Our final newsletter of the year is bursting with photos - from Sports Day, Enrichment…
July 22, 2021

Headteacher's Message - Thursday 22nd July

At the very hot end of a very long year, I would like to say…
July 15, 2021

Headteacher's Message - Friday 16th July

As I write on Thursday morning, we are in the midst of a great Enrichment…
July 08, 2021

Headteacher's Message - Friday 9th July

It has been an exciting week – well done to England and fingers crossed for…
July 07, 2021

STEM Rocket Launch

Year 7 students have been designing and launching rockets in their STEM lessons this week.…
July 06, 2021

Introducing the Head of Year 7 2021

We are pleased to introduce Mr Choi as Head of Year 7 – over the…
July 01, 2021

Headteacher's Message - Friday 2nd July

It has been a really good week in school. Our Year 10 students have continued…
June 25, 2021

Sponsored Walk 2021

As mentioned earlier this week, our Enrichment Week will end with a whole school community…
June 24, 2021

Headteacher's Message - Friday 25th June

  On Thursday afternoon we said a formal goodbye to our Year 11 students. As…
June 21, 2021

Visit from Thames Valley Air Ambulance

We were joined by Ruth from The Thames Valley Air Ambulance in preparation for our…
June 17, 2021

Headteacher's Message - Friday 18th June

It has been great to have the warm weather and sunshine over the weekend and…
June 10, 2021

Headteacher's Message - Friday 11th June

It’s been a really good week back in school with the sun shining and everyone…
May 28, 2021

Term 5 Newsletter

In our penultimate newsletter of the year, Mr Lamb looks into who he can trust…
May 27, 2021

Headteacher's Message - Friday 28th May

As we reach the half-term break, my message has to be “well done” to everyone.…
May 21, 2021

Headteacher's Message - Friday 21st May

I have written about the return of assemblies over the past couple of weeks and…
May 13, 2021

Headteacher's Message - Friday 14th May

The Prime Minister’s announcement on Monday felt like another step towards returning to normality. As…
May 07, 2021

Headteacher's Message - Friday 7th May

As I wrote last week, we are planning to start outdoor assemblies from Monday 17th…
April 29, 2021

Headteacher's Message - Friday 30th April

It has been a week when further “normality” has returned to our school – notably,…
April 23, 2021

Headteacher's Message - Friday 23rd April

The sun is shining and it is great to be back in school. Everyone –…
March 31, 2021

Headteacher's Message - Wednesday 31st March

I would like to wish all students and staff a very well-deserved and relaxing break…
March 31, 2021

Term 4 Newsletter

In this term's newsletter, Mrs Miller investigates who moved her cheese, while Wallingford School alumnus…
March 26, 2021

Headteacher's Message - Friday 26th March

As we reach the end of the last full week of term, it feels like…
March 19, 2021

Fantastic Plastic Challenge Winner

  You may remember our 'Fantastic Plastic Challenge' set by our Student Leaders back in…
March 18, 2021

Headteacher's Message - Friday 19th March

It’s been the second “proper” week back in school and things are going well. We…
March 11, 2021

Headteacher's Message - Friday 12th March

It is simply brilliant to have everyone back in school. A school is not a…
March 08, 2021

Year 11 Artist Research

Mr Bowen, Head of Art, shares some work from Year 11: "Year 11 love Van…