Category: Activities

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The inception of the Spring Term marked the hosting of House Countdown, mimicking the established game Countdown—previously a staple of British culture, and now soon-to-be a staple of Wilsonian society! In the run up to the competition, colourful posters and descriptive notices were displayed school-wide; nevertheless, with this ...

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On Wednesday 20th September, the JJ Hall was abuzz with students eagerly looking around our inaugural Clubs Fair. This brand-new event was designed to showcase the astonishing number of co-curricular activities that Wilson’s has to offer and show all students, but particularly our new Year Sevens, what they can get involved with ...

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We have enjoyed our liveliest Activities Week for some years, with trips to France and Germany for Year 9 and to the Battlefields of France and Belgium for Year 10. Year 8 pupils have explored the local ecosystem with a stroll along the Wandle and visited RHS Wisley. Year 7 pupils had perhaps a quieter week, following their adventures in Bannau Brycheiniog ...

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The annual Welsh adventure for Year 7 is as old as Wilson’s buildings in Wallington, with Lower School students attending a version of this trip since the early 1970s.

While much of the format has changed over the years, the philosophy of living and working together in an outdoor environment, learning new skills and having fun, remains unchanged. ...

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One of the joys of working and studying at Wilson’s is the stunning gardens found in all corners of the school. Our gardener, John Parker, has been employed at Wilson’s since 1980, first as a teacher in the Art and Design department and for many years since as Head Gardener. His hard work can serve as inspiration for us all, as Rudyard Kipling wrote:

There’s ...

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Enter with any photo you have taken of nature, including animals, plants, landscapes etc.

  • £10 Amazon voucher for overall winner and other prizes to be won
  • House points for every entry
  • Only one entry per student / teacher /parent
  • Must be your own work (entries will be cross-checked)
  • Editing is permitted ...
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On Monday 15 May, Islamic society hosted a small party to celebrate the final session of this term. With Year 13 finishing lessons at the end of this week, this also marked the final Islamic Society session for Faris and Mohamed who have done an excellent job of running the society this year, planning engaging and educational sessions on the history ...

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On two consecutive weekends this month, Wilson’s has played host to instructors from our DofE Activity Provider. With 96 Silver Year 11 and 36 Gold Year 12 participants, and 135 Year 10 Bronze participants, Wilson’s has a very large cohort of pupils preparing for expeditions this year. Three pupils give their perspective on the preparations:

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As older students celebrated at the Founder’s Service in Southwark Cathedral, Year 7 pupils enjoyed the annual Enterprise event. Run by the Inspirational Learning group team, the pupils were set the task of designing a campaign that would promote the benefits of hydrogen-fuelled vehicles over those of conventional diesel or petrol equivalents to ...

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Now that the new term is fully under way, our programme of activities, clubs and societies for 2022–23 has been published (see What's New on the home page). The document provides details of the member of staff who runs the activity, as well as the time and venue.

Mr Elwood, the coordinator of co-curricular provision, is very keen that there ...

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Students in Years 10 and above have been working hard over recent months on the Volunteering, Physical and Skills sections of their Awards, demonstrating dedication to a range of activities. We look forward to marking their achievements as a new year gets underway!

It must be said, however, that for most students it is the expedition section ...

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Among many highlights of Entomology club last year, students from the Lower School were taught about and able to see a live tarantula and a live ‘dead leaf mantis’ (Deroplatys desiccate)! From the spring term in Entomology club, we looked at two different species of praying mantis, studied a live panther chameleon, and dissected a praying mantis ...

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