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We are proud at Wilson’s of our determination to hear the voices of our students about their experiences in school and are always keen to hear good ideas about how to make school life better for everyone. Our termly Student Board meeting is a great opportunity for students across the school to have their voices heard.

Each form group will ...

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We are always seeking more ways to support our students’ mental health and wellbeing, and this term we have been able to introduce students at Wilson’s to Kooth. Kooth is an online mental wellbeing service developed by the NHS. It offers free, safe and anonymous support for 10-25 year olds on a range of issues, such as loneliness, bereavement, bullying, ...

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At Wilson’s, Diwali is widely celebrated in our school community and is therefore something we proudly acknowledge and highlight.

Diwali or Deepvali, translating literally to “row of lights”, is the five-day Festival of Lights and Unity. This year it falls in November, from the 12th until the 16th, but households celebrate it differently—such ...

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It is exciting to announce that this academic year, the Pupil Wellbeing Team, headed by our Wellbeing prefect Ewan, will be introducing a new wellbeing mentoring scheme. This is the first time in the school’s history that there will be a dedicated student mentoring team, giving guidance and support to younger students on a range of mental health ...

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It’s been a particularly busy start to the school year, with many exciting new developments in the different ways for pupils to get involved in the extra-curricular life of the school. Our Clubs Fair showcased the wide range of activities for pupils to enjoy; Vertical Tutoring begins next week; we even now record attendance at clubs via a QR code ...

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We were so happy to open our New Wellbeing Centre earlier in 2023: a space in school dedicated to the Wellbeing and Mental Health of our whole school. As well as the main Wellbeing Space, there are meeting rooms for our external visitors, the Offices for the DSL and Wellbeing lead, and a large, formal, and invaluable board room space. Year Seven ...

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All pupils have received a very warm welcome back to school this week – amid very warm temperatures! We were delighted to see new Year 7 faces on Wednesday as they enjoyed the usual induction activities around school, met their two form tutors, and started to learn a little more about each other. Head of Year 7, Mr Ironside, has described the year ...

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The prefect team represents the leaders of the student body and has an essential role in the productive, happy, and safe, running of a busy school environment. They serve the school community in a wide varieties of ways, including by arranging and running co-curricular activities, working closely with form groups in Years 7-9, representing the school ...

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This has been a week of mixed emotions as we have said farewell to our Upper Sixth “class of 2023” as they prepare to sit their A level examinations and embark on all the adventures that lie beyond. As Tennyson’s Ulysses declares, “I am part of all that I have met” and these lines resonate with so many of the conversations we have had with students ...

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Our prefects embody the spirit and values of the school. They undertake a significant range of duties and are invaluable in helping us to maintain an exceptional programme of co-curricular provision. All of this they manage with good cheer and dedication, showing they understand that true leadership is about service—a sentiment reflected so movingly ...

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In the final weeks of the Spring Term, the Sixth Form Team invited Heads of Department and Form Tutors to nominate students to receive Sixth Form Commendations and Form Awards.

When choosing who to nominate for commendations, we asked Heads of Department to consider:

  • Who has demonstrated an unwavering work ethic throughout this ...
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Students at Wilson’s attain places at a range of universities and we are proud of them all. At this time of year, we are particularly pleased to congratulate students who have received offers from Oxford and Cambridge. This year twenty-nine students have been offered places in a wide variety of subjects.

A successful Oxbridge application ...

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The annual Prize Giving ceremony took place on Wednesday, with current students and recent leavers awarded prizes to celebrate success in a huge range of fields during the 2021-22 academic year.

The evening began with form prizes for students who have demonstrated kindness and helped their form to cohere, improving the experience that their ...

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In the final weeks of the Autumn Term, the Sixth Form Team invited Heads of Department to nominate students in their subjects to receive Sixth Form Commendations. When choosing who to nominate for this commendation, we ask Heads of Department to consider:

  • Who has demonstrated an unwavering work ethic throughout this academic term?
  • Who ...
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On Monday, Year 12 and Year 13 Form Awards were announced. Form tutors chose to nominate students who have demonstrated one or more of the following:

  • Enthusiasm and excellent engagement with PSHE materials this term
  • A positive contribution to the form or to the wider school community
  • For Year 12, outstanding commitment ...
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We have been delighted to meet our new Year 7 pupils this week! On Monday, they enjoyed the usual Induction Day adventures, including a Treasure Trail around the school as well as activities with their tutor group, learning how to use their cubby holes, valuables lockers, and homework diaries.

By Tuesday, normal lessons were underway, but ...

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