Former England cricketer, Marcus Trescothick inspires sports scholars

Any school or college knows how valuable it is when external speakers visit to inspire and educate young people about any aspect of adult life, whether that be careers, finance, or coping strategies.  Preparing our students for life beyond school, including developing the resilience to deal with the ups and downs, is one of the […]

The potential impact of AI on education

The Potential Impact of AI on Education (The above image was created using AI technology. It is meant to represent AI in the classroom.) Since the advent of tools such as ChatGPT, MidJourney and Gemini, the progress of AI has become very apparent in the public consciousness. AI has the potential to be hugely disruptive […]

Inter Schools Cross Country Event

Westonbirt Prep School hosts Inter Schools Cross Country Event On Wednesday 7th February, Westonbirt Prep School continued the focus on cross country by hosting its annual U8-U11 Inter Schools Cross Country event. It was a lovely day full of enthusiasm and sportsmanship as pupils from 14 different state and private schools from the local area […]

Westonbirt Sixth Form students gain valuable insight into a career at ITV

Westonbirt Sixth Form students gain valuable insight into a career at ITV 1st December 2023 Two Westonbirt School Sixth Form students secured a fantastic opportunity when they were selected for an exclusive online internship with ITV West Country. Chosen from a pool of accomplished peers throughout the country, these students represented the school with great […]

Westonbirt English teacher and author recognised for her novel by The Times 

Westonbirt English teacher and author recognised for her novel by The Times  30th November 2023 Welcome to our exclusive Q&A session with an esteemed Westonbirt English teacher, delving into the process of writing and the art of inspiring her students. In this discussion, we talk about life, her novel, and the balance of being a […]

Record-breaking adventurer takes Westonbirt Lecture Series to new heights

Record-breaking adventurer takes Westonbirt Lecture Series to new heights 24 November 2023 The Westonbirt Lecture Series climbed new heights as the school welcomed record-breaking adventurer and industrialist, Sir David Hempleman-Adams, to come and inspire members of the local community and sixth form students, ahead of their planned service trip to Nepal. His long list of […]

Westonbirt welcomed former pupil who turned passion into a career

Westonbirt welcomed former pupil who turned passion into a career 22 June 2023 Westonbirt was delighted to welcome a former pupil back to the School recently. Known for her intricate headpieces, crowns, millinery, race wear, and jewellery for brides and the red carpet is entrepreneur and Westonbirt Alumnus, Hermione Harbutt. Hermione graduated from Westonbirt School […]

CCF Students Soar to New Heights

CCF students soar to new heights 16th May 2023 On Thursday 11th May Westonbirt School was honoured to host the world’s second-largest helicopter in the world, a Chinook, on its front fields. The Chinook was flown in by the Royal Air Force (RAF) Odiham division who stopped by to educate and turn a fascination with […]

Westonbirt Community Play Lacrosse at National Level

Westonbirt Community Play Lacrosse at National Level On Saturday 15th April, three Westonbirt students represented England in the Lacrosse Home Internationals held at the University of Nottingham. Year 13 Head Girl, Carys was selected for the U20 team and Year 11 students, Sophie and Taya competed for the U18s. The competition wasn’t limited to secondary […]

Our Sixth Form Scholarship Assessment Day was a success

Our Sixth Form Scholarship Assessment Day was a success Our Sixth Form Scholarship assessment day took place last week, with students undergoing assessments and interviews as part of the application process. Simon Balderson, Deputy Head Academic, said “we were delighted to have such a strong field of applicants from a wide range of schools, giving us […]