Why students should participate in the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award?

Why students should participate in the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award? As the Spring Term begins and our Year 9 students get ready to embark on their Bronze DofE training, Westonbirt teacher Cat Crowley shares her experience of the programme as both a student and a member of staff, and reflects on the lifelong skills students […]

Westonbirt’s Newly Formed Combined Cadet Force

Westonbirt’s Newly Formed Combined Cadet Force We are delighted to have launched a Combined Cadet Force (CCF) at Westonbirt this academic year for students in Years 9 to 13. The CCF provides a disciplined framework and, through a combination of adventurous and military training, aims to provide students with opportunities to develop their resourcefulness, adaptability […]

Westonbirt Alumni inspires Art Students

Westonbirt Alumni inspires Art Students Westonbirt welcomed back former student Thanarat (Best) Asvasirayothin. During her visit, Best spoke with and inspired our current Year 11-13 Art students, sharing her personal journey and achievements. Best also spent time reconnecting with Headmistress Natasha Dangerfield who shared, “Maintaining communications with our alumni, known as Westonbirt Association members, has […]

Westonbirt welcomes its brand-new kitchen!

Westonbirt welcomes its brand-new kitchen! After several months of hard work and an enormous amount of anticipation, last week Westonbirt opened its newly refurbished kitchen to students, staff, and special guests. This brand-new kitchen will not only enhance the day to day teaching of Food Technology across the school, but also the teaching of the […]

Remembrance through the eyes of our Head of History

Remembrance through the eyes of our Head of History The concept of ‘remembrance’ is one that is often presumed to be obvious. However, for many students this isn’t an obvious concept. What exactly are they remembering? Who are they remembering? Why is it relevant? In the History Department at Westonbirt we spend a lot of time […]

Taking Summer School to the next level at Westonbirt

Taking Summer School to the next level at Westonbirt Increasing confidence and social skills, creating lifelong international friendships alongside cultural and academic gains – there are so many benefits to attending a summer school. Set in one of England’s most beautiful stately homes in the picturesque Cotswolds, Westonbirt School is a long-established and well-regarded UK […]

Our brand-new Sports Campus is underway!

Our brand-new Sports Campus is underway! Diggers have been busy on site, and we are excited watching all of the progress. This new sports campus development is part of our innovative ten-year architectural masterplan which will include an FIH certified AstroTurf, tennis and netball courts, new changing facilities and PE classrooms for our growing and […]

Meet our Head of Boys’ Sports and Director of Rugby

Meet our Head of Boys’ Sports and Director of Rugby With excellent sports facilities and a new Astrozone in planning, Westonbirt enjoys an enviable reputation of producing highly successful individual and team performances in a wide variety of sports. For this academic year, Westonbirt has welcomed Mr Andy Blaylock as our Head of Boys’ Sports […]

Meet our Head of Senior Boys’ Boarding

Meet our Head of Senior Boys’ Boarding Following the successful launch of boys’ boarding in 2021 and the growth within our boarding community, we are excited to have opened additional boarding houses for boys and girls from September 2022, along with a newly refurbished, off-site Year 13 Boarding House. As the academic year begins, Mr […]

Almost half of GCSE’s graded 7-9 for Westonbirt School’s final all-girl cohort

Almost half of GCSE’s graded 7-9 for Westonbirt School’s final all-girl cohort Westonbirt School are celebrating over 40% of GCSE grades awarded at 7 – 9 which is the equivalent of Grade A and above, according to the historic grading system. Now fully co-ed, Westonbirt is extremely proud of their final all-girl cohort, over a […]