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TEAM CHESS CHALLENGE PROGRESS

Wilson's first team convincingly won the regional final of Team Chess Challenge with an impressive 15/16. This included a 4-0 victory over Sutton Grammar and 3.5–0.5 wins over Eltham College and Tiffin School. The team has therefore qualified for the national finals, where players will defend the title they won last year.

The winning team ...

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AT OLD PALACE SCHOOL

Last Thursday, a group of eleven Year 9 boys eagerly attended the annual Classics quiz at Old Palace school. Before it was time to go, we relaxed in the Latin room and watched the film Spartacus.

Wilson’s was one of four schools, joined by Whitgift, Queen’s College and, of course, Old Palace. We split into pairs or threes and joined ...

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GET INVOLVED

Classics Club is one of the many lunchtime opportunities at Wilson’s, open for all students every Friday in Room 5. This is a student-run club where students have the opportunity to talk about topics pertaining to the Ancient World whilst expanding their wider co-curricular experience at the school.

The topics discussed can be about a wide ...

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BLITZ AND RAPIDPLAY COMPETITIONS

Saturday 22nd and Monday 24th October 2022

  • Entry open to all Wilson’s pupils and siblings (aged under 18)
  • Players must be ECF members (membership is free for new members or £6 otherwise for juniors)
    Join here.

You ...

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YEAR 7

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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NEW YEAR'S PROGRAMME

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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NATIONAL FINAL SUCCESS

Last Thursday, the Wilson’s Chess team made their way to Imperial College to participate in the National Final of the ECF Team Chess Challenge, playing five rounds of chess with 13 other schools across the country, coming from as far as Bolton and Bristol, Newcastle and Torquay. Whilst we were the likely favourites (being top seed), it turned out ...

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A NEW YEAR GETS UNDER WAY

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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