Westonbirt unveils fantastic new junior boarding house

Westonbirt unveils fantastic new junior boarding house We’re thrilled to announce the grand unveiling of our new Junior Boarding House, after a seven month programme of refurbishment. Catering for the needs of our 10, 11, and 12-year-old boarders, Sedgwick House now boasts contemporary and comfortable accommodation, elevating the boarding experience to new heights. Sedgwick serves […]

Meet the Boarding Staff: Ms Diana Lambert, new Houseparent of Sedgwick

Meet the Boarding Staff: Ms Diana Lambert, new Houseparent of Sedgwick Westonbirt School will soon be opening Sedgwick House, its new junior boarding house for pupils from Years 6-8; and we are delighted to introduce its new Houseparent, Ms Diana Lambert. Diana has a wealth of educational experience, both in teaching and pastoral care. Originally […]

Year 7s build a Zoo at Westonbirt School

Year 7s build a Zoo at Westonbirt Recently Westonbirt’s entire Year 7 cohort took part in a fantastic two-day teambuilding and skills development activity, ‘We Built a Zoo.’  Day 1 saw them tasked to build the Zoo, breaking into different groups, including estates, marketing, finance, operations and HR for the design and development. Each group […]

Pupils experience the trip of a lifetime during cultural exchange visit to Thailand

Pupils experience the trip of a lifetime during cultural exchange visit to Thailand Over half-term, a group of students from Years 7-10 travelled on the trip of a lifetime when they participated in a cultural exchange visit to our partner Plookpanya School in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand. This location is the third largest city in Thailand, […]

Westonbirt hosts ISA South West Cross-Country regionals

Westonbirt hosts ISA South West Cross-Country regionals On Tuesday 24th January Westonbirt School once again hosted the ISA U8-18 South West cross-country event for independent schools in the region. Despite the adverse weather conditions, courtesy of the tail-end of Storm Jocelyn, it was a great event with a good turn-out of runners and supporters. The […]

Enterprising Sixth Formers launch new café

Enterprising Sixth formers launch new café Members of Westonbirt Sixth form have been planning and undertaking an exciting activity which has displayed some impressive entrepreneurial spirit; the launch of a new café for staff and their peers. The Enterprise Group began last September with weekly meetings to plan the opening of a café at school, […]

Westonbirt’s Top Ten Highlights of 2023

Westonbirt’s Top Ten Highlights of 2023 2023 proved to be a brilliant year for the school, with many initiatives, achievements and successes. So, as 2023 drew to a close and the New Year began, we looked back and celebrated our Top Ten highlights across the year on our social media platforms. Kicking off the list […]

Westonbirt Association’s annual carol concert provides a festive start to December

Westonbirt Association’s annual carol concert provides a festive start to December On Saturday 2nd December, we held the Alumni Association’s carol concert at St Dionis Church, Parsons Green in London. This annual event proved to be a wonderful way to start December and the beginning of the festivities and was attended by a range of […]

Meet Westonbirt Prep School’s new Head

Meet Westonbirt Prep School’s new Head Rebecca Mitchell An in-depth interview with our new Head, by Kate Ross, Wishford Schools. The New Year will bring a new Head to Westonbirt Prep, although Rebecca Mitchell is in fact a known quantity. First, she has just completed eleven years, including the last six as Head, at fellow […]

Westonbirt students perform at Highgrove House

Westonbirt students perform at Highgrove House Nine talented Westonbirt singers and musicians were invited to perform at Highgrove, the King’s private residence in Gloucestershire on Friday evening. The event was an annual dinner, following their AGM, held by the Highgrove Royal Warrant Holders Association in the Orchard Room with the kind permission of The King.  […]

Westonbirt School is gifted an MBE award from alumna Jean Marr’s estate

Westonbirt School is gifted an MBE award from alumna Jean Marr’s estate Recently the School was delighted to be gifted an MBE and a prestigious award from the Nutrition Society. Both were awarded to Westonbirt alumna, the late Jean Marr, who passed away in October 2021. Jean had a fascinating career in nutrition and dietetics, […]