Category: Pupils

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GET INVOLVED

Life has slowly been getting back to normal and it would be easy to presume that this would make things easy and that many of the struggles we experienced over the last eighteen months had simply disappeared. But the reality is that things at times are still difficult and it is OK to admit that. But there are some things we can do to help as we go ...

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THE SCHOOL MOTTO

This week, pupils in all year groups have reflected on the deeper meaning of the school's motto, which means "not for oneself but for all". These words obviously denote the importance of sharing, being selfless and looking out for others. But they also have a much deeper meaning: we value and trust others and we accept the profound value ...

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ENVIRONMENT & WELLBEING

Wilson's is very lucky to have two new prefects this year; Alex with responsibility for the environment, and Daniel with responsibility for wellbeing and participation in the school. Both are passionate about their new roles and are keen for you to join them and become involved.

Alex, Environment Prefect
Everyone cares about ...

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YEAR 7 WELCOME

The start of the new academic year is always an exciting moment as we welcome new Wilsonians, who join a tradition dating back to 1615! Edward Wilson would be so proud of the diversity of our school: just as four hundred years ago, pupils from a broad range of backgrounds are being shaped into kind, hardworking and impressive young men.

We ...

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COMPETITION WINNERS

Over the summer holiday, we received some very exciting feedback from Warwick University as to why our two entrants, Clint Broadhead and Prabhas Vedagiri had won their Global Sustainable Development competition in their respective categories: essay and creative submissions.

For Clint's essay the judging panel said:

"In a compelling ...

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THE LONDON INTERNATIONAL

This summer some of our students participated in the London International Model UN Conference and below is a write-up on it by Y13 student Neil (pictured):

The London International Model United Nations Conference is held annually with numerous international institutions ...

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WILSON'S BOY TOSSES THE COIN FOR THE WIMBLEDON MEN'S FINAL

Before I start, I would like to talk about Off The Record—the charity that I represent. They offer free and valuable mental health counselling for children and teens up to the age of 25. Their website can be found at https://www.talkofftherecord.org/

We started this magical day ...

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ACADEMIC RECOGNITION

In the final half of the Summer term, the Sixth Form Team invited Heads of Department to nominate students in their subjects to receive Sixth Form Commendations. When considering who to nominate for this commendation, we ask Heads of Department the following:

  • Who has demonstrated an unwavering work ethic throughout this academic term ...
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BBC SPRINGWATCH APPEARANCE

Arjun (Y13) presented on the BBC's Springwatch on 28 May, delivering a section on how sound informs his love of birdwatching. Beyond being a keen birder, Arjun is a high profile name in local environmentalism and conservation and he regularly interacts with a number of local, and national, charities in his work. His passion for his pursuits has always ...

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NEW APPOINTMENTS

We are delighted to announce Ronnie (pictured, below) as the new School Captain for 2021-21. During his time at the school Ronnie has been involved in a wide range of activities, with CCF, Duke of Edinburgh, working as part of the school's outreach programme and fundraising (through his cycling to Paris) just a few of the things he has been involved ...

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LOCKDOWN

Throughout this lockdown, despite the difficult times, I have tried to make the most of it. Online school, through staring at a screen for much of the day, was exhausting , so pursuits such as exercise were and still can be engaging. Since social contact is not a possibility right now, seeing people through calls and online platforms was uplifting. ...

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LOCKDOWN ACTIVITIES

The halfway point of an academic year usually passes without comment, amid the hurly-burly of school life. This year feels different and we are at a distinctly uncertain juncture once again, steeling ourselves for an unpredictable half term ahead. But, as ever, there is much to be grateful for. Following a substantial investment in technology by ...

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WINTER LOCKDOWN

Congratulations to all pupils and staff – and thank you to parents – for getting the term off to a great start in challenging circumstances. Once again, pupils have adapted to remote teaching with maturity, contributing their usual intelligence and good humour to our full timetable of live lessons.

Our adapted co-curricular programme is also ...

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RECOGNITION OF PROGRESS

Every year, the Sixth Form Team invites Heads of Departments to nominate students in their subjects to receive Sixth Form Commendations. When considering who to nominate for this commendation, we asked Heads of Departments the following:

Who has demonstrated an unwavering work ethic throughout this academic term? Who has done all they possibly ...


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