WEBBER NEWS Archive

Welcome to our stories. We hope you enjoy reading our latest news on our sporting victories, work in the community, students' successes, STEM activities and Real World Learning. Further articles and content can be found on our blog and social media channels.





Academic, Arts, Community, Senior School, Sixth, Sport

  • Student Leadership Team
    Senior School

    Student Executive Team

    26 May 2021

    It’s been a busy fortnight with Student Executive team interviews. We would like to give an update on students who have been selected for the Student ...

  • Year 11’s upcoming fundraising activities
    Charity / Senior School

    Year 11’s upcoming fundraising activities

    26 May 2021

    This summer term our Year 11’s have been busy organising some fundraising activities to raise money for charities Brave The Shave and Little Lives as ...

  • Our Junior and Senior Top Mathematicians are Put to The Test
    Senior School

    Our Junior and Senior Top Mathematicians are Put to The Test

    05 May 2021

    Following the success of our Year 10 and 11 students in the Intermediate Maths Challenge earlier in the year; this week saw 18 students from Years 7 a...

  • Year 9s Make the Most of the New Music Computer Suite
    Senior School

    Year 9s Make the Most of the New Music Computer Suite

    05 May 2021

    Our Year 9 students have been making the most of our new music computer suite by creating their own theme tunes for a computer game character using a ...

  • National Talk Like Shakespeare Day
    Senior School

    National Talk Like Shakespeare Day

    23 April 2021

    On April 23rd each year, National Talk Like Shakespeare Day encourages us to speak like the Bard and the characters in his plays.

  • The Value Of Language Learning
    Senior School

    The Value of Language Learning

    21 April 2021

    'Language holds the key to our knowledge, our understanding, our memory, our culture and our identity'.

  • Leadership Opportunities in the Senior School
    Senior School

    Leadership Opportunities in the Senior School

    21 April 2021

    At Webber we provide excellent leadership opportunities that our students can carry with them once they leave school and venture out into the big wide...

  • La Francophonie
    Senior School

    La Francophonie

    26 March 2021

    Last week we celebrated Francophonie with some fun challenges and activities in order to mark this event so relevant to the English language. Our Grea...

  • Year 10 and 11s exciting School trip to the world of Robotic Automation
    Senior School

    Year 10 and 11s Exciting Virtual School Trip to the World of Robotic Automation

    26 March 2021

    Our Year 10 and 11 students were treated to an exciting Virtual School Trip this week to the world of work and Robotic Process Automation with Axel Al...

  • Our Seniors Love World Book Day too!
    Senior School

    Our Seniors Love World Book Day too!

    12 March 2021

    World Book Day changes lives through a love of books and shared reading. The aim is to promote reading for pleasure, offering every child and young pe...

  • Year 7 – 11 Pupils Take Lateral Flow Tests In Their Stride
    Senior School

    Year 7 – 11 Pupils Take Lateral Flow Tests In Their Stride

    12 March 2021

    Everyone here at The Webber Independent is extremely pleased to welcome all our children back to School. The hallways and playgrounds have been quiet ...

  • Childrens Mental Health Week
    Senior School

    Children's Mental Health Week

    12 February 2021

    Children’s Mental Health Week took place between 1st and the 7th February and year’s theme was 'Express Yourself'.

  • Safer Internet Day
    Senior School

    Webber Warriors: Safer Internet Day

    12 February 2021

    Safer Internet Day promotes key ways to keep children safe online.

  • Webber Alumni Lewis makes his MK Dons league debut
    Senior School / Sport

    Webber Alumni Lewis makes his MK Dons League Debut

    01 February 2021

    16-year-old Lewis Johnson, former Head Boy at the Webber Independent School made his debut league appearance and became the 250th player to pull on an...

  • Eva braves the shave
    Charity / Senior School

    Eva Braves the Shave

    01 February 2021

    Year 8 student Eva De Gorter braved the shave this December to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

  • Which way next? Life after Webber!
    Senior School

    Which Way Next? Life after Webber!

    01 February 2021

    In the next few weeks there will be lots of debate, discussion, soul searching, negotiating, diplomacy and arbitration required! No, not the post Brex...

  • The chocolate brownie fairy and the pocket hug
    Academic / Community

    The Chocolate Brownie Fairy and the Pocket Hug

    01 February 2021

    In the past two weeks two lovely things have happened to me in school that really made my week because they were surprising, unexpected, mysterious an...

  • New FOWIS Logo Unveiled
    Junior School / Senior School

    New FOWIS Logo Unveiled

    20 November 2020

    Mrs Flaherty, the Chair of Friends of Webber Independent School  (FOWIS) parents association,  threw down a creative challenge to all students this mo...

  • We Need a Bigger Van!
    Charity / Junior School / Nursery / Senior School

    We Need a Bigger Van!

    20 November 2020

    Due to the outstanding generosity of the Webber Community, particularly in these financially uncertain times,  we were faced with a lovely problem reg...

  • Children In Need 2020
    Charity / Junior School / Nursery / Senior School

    Children In Need 2020

    20 November 2020

    The Autumn Term sees many important charity events that as a school here at Webber we are always keen to support. However, it is important that we not...

  • The Webber School Holiday Club
    Junior School / Nursery / Senior School

    The Webber School Holiday Club

    20 November 2020

    Our Autumn Adventures themed holiday club took place over the October half term, and it was a huge success! The children enjoyed many wonderful activi...

  • Webber School celebrate GCSE success after a period of uncertainty
    Academic / Senior School

    Webber School celebrate GCSE success

    24 August 2020

    After the unprecedented five months of academic disruption and uncertainty Webber Independent School families and staff are pleased to celebrate the...

  • Congratulations Zaw Torley
    Sport

    Congratulations Zaw Torley

    01 April 2020

    Congratulations to Zaw Torley Year 8 pupil at The Webber Independent School who has deservedly made the shortlist for the ISA Spring Athlete of the ...

  • Stronger Together
    Academic

    Stronger Together

    01 April 2020

    If two weeks ago you would have suggested to me that 100% of children aged from 4 to 16 would be online for six hours every day Monday to Friday fol...

  • Thank you NHS #clapforourcarers
    Community

    Thank you NHS #clapforourcarers

    27 March 2020

    On Thursday 26 March 2020, The Webber Independent School showed their support and gratitude to all doctors, nurses, GPs, carers and anyone working f...

  • Webber Rated Excellent in the recent ISI Report
    Academic

    Webber Independent School Rated Excellent

    25 March 2020

    To read the latest ISI report please click here

  • Well done on eLearning Today
    Academic

    Well done on eLearning Today

    23 March 2020

    It was wonderful to see so many of the children today confidently using the Google Classroom and Google Hangouts from Year 1 to Year 11 to access hi...

  • Webber Rated Excellent in the Recent ISI Inspection.
    Academic

    Webber Rated "Excellent" in the Recent ISI Inspection.

    18 March 2020

    Webber Independent School was rated “excellent” - the highest accolade - by the ISI following a visit last month. Key findings by the ...

  • World Book Day
    Community

    World Book Day

    06 March 2020

    There was abuzz of excitement at Webber School on Thursday when pupils and teachers alike turned up dressed in their favourite book characters. Worl...

  • Video: We love Webber
    Prep / Pre-prep / Senior School

    Video: We love Webber

    02 February 2020

    Some of our pupils have been talking about why they love The Webber Independent School. Watch our short video to hear their views:

  • Student George Carey attends computational thinking challenge final at University of Oxford
    Academic

    Student George Carey attends computational thinking challenge final at University of Oxford

    31 January 2020

    George Carey, a Year 7 student at The Webber Independent School, was invited to the Department of Computer Science at the University of Oxford on Sa...

  • Video: What our parents say
    Prep / Pre-prep / Senior School

    Video: What our parents say

    20 January 2020

    We recently spoke with some of the parents of children currently attending The Webber Independent School. Hear about their experiences in this sho...

  • Student Zaw Torley awarded Sport Milton Keynes accolade for Taekwondo achievements
    Sport

    Student Zaw Torley awarded Sport Milton Keynes accolade for Taekwondo achievements

    09 December 2019

    Zaw Torley, a Year 8 student at The Webber Independent School, has been awarded Sport Milton Keynes’ Harry Hewitt Memorial Award for his achie...

  • Webber wins at ISA Regional Art Competition
    Arts

    Webber wins at ISA Regional Art Competition

    09 October 2019

    Last week, a selection of artwork from Early Years to Key Stage 4 was exhibited at the annual ISA Regional Art Competition in Waltham Abbey, North L...

  • Webber heralds Autumn with bicentenary celebration of greatest poem
    Arts / Senior School

    Webber heralds Autumn with bicentenary celebration of greatest poem

    19 September 2019

    Art and English engaged in cross-curricular collaboration at The Webber Independent School, to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the poem often reg...

  • GCSE success for Webber Independent students
    Academic / Senior School

    GCSE success for Webber Independent students

    22 August 2019

    Students at The Webber Independent School are celebrating another successful year of GCSE results across all subjects, with 93% of Year 11 pupils ac...

  • Best ever AS Level Results for Webber Independent’s Enterprising Students
    Academic

    Best ever AS Level Results for Webber Independent’s Enterprising Students

    15 August 2019

    Students at Webber Independent School are celebrating a record year of AS Level results, with a 100% pass rate and 80% of Year 12 pupils achieving A...

  • Academic / Arts / STEM

    Independent Education Today Magazine Feature

    26 February 2019

    Find out about our approach to STEAM education and why it adds value for our students.

  • Charity / Community

    Students make huge efforts for hospitals tiniest patients

    10 October 2018

    Students at the Webber Independent School have been busy making a BIG difference to Little Lives! The Stantonbury Fields based school have been su...

  • Community / Enrichment / Extra-curricular / Sport

    The Webber Independent Win School Games Silver Award

    05 September 2018

    We are delighted to announce that The Webber Independent School have achieved the School Games Silver Mark Award for the 2017/18 academic year. T...

  • Academic / Arts / Business & Enterprise / Senior School / STEM

    WEBBER INDEPENDENT ENJOYS BEST EVER GCSE RESULTS

    23 August 2018

    100% of students achieved 9 to 4 grades in five or more subjects including English and Maths, up an impressive 7.7% on last year’s GCSE result...

  • Academic / Business & Enterprise / STEM

    WEBBER INDEPENDENT’S ENTERPRISING STUDENTS SECURE THEIR UNIVERSITY OF CHOICE WITH BUSINESS TOP OF THE AGENDA

    16 August 2018

    Students at The Webber Independent School favour Business & Enterprise and STEAM degrees as they secure their university of choice. Ellie Wis...

  • Academic / Sixth

    KEEP CALM AND MAKE A PLAN – WHAT TO DO IF YOU’VE NOT ACHIEVED THE GRADES YOU NEED

    16 August 2018

    Mrs Hilary Marsden, Headmistress, The Webber Independent School provides some guidance on what to do if you didn't get the grades you needed. ...

  • Senior School / Sport

    Opposition's Speed Bowling Means a Draw for Webber's Year 8 Rounders Team

    22 May 2018

    As our Year 8 rounders team took to the field, the sun kept shining for the beginning of what was a competitively played and interesting rounders tr...

  • Sport

    LISA CURTIN TAKES SILVER IN 2018 EUROPEAN U15 BADMINTON CHAMPIONSHIPS

    20 February 2018

    Webber School of Badminton’s Rising Star, Lisa Curtin, played for England in a heated final match against Russia’s Mariia Goulubeva, Takin...

  • Arts / Enrichment / Extra-curricular / Prep / Senior School

    Webber Student Wins FUTURE:CMK Architectural Art & Design Competition Category

    24 January 2018

    The Milton Keynes Development Partnership (MKDP) announced the winners of the Future:MK competition, where local young people proposed ideas for dev...

  • Sport

    Webber Basketball Team Starts Season with Strong 21-10 Win Against Walton High

    18 January 2018

    On Thursday 18th January 2018, the Year 10 and 11 basketball team took on a very strong Walton High in the first match of the new term. Our newly ...

  • Sport

    Webber Netball Team Jumping for Joy with 17-3 win over Ousedale School

    16 November 2017

    Our Netball Champions Do It Again! This evening our Year 7 and 8 Netball team played Ousedale and demonstrated their exceptional talent. The f...

  • Sport

    Webber Independent's Netball Dream Team Do It Again! 10-0 Win in Latest Match

    07 November 2017

    On Tuesday 7th November our U14s Netball team took on Sir Herbert Leon Academy in their first game of this half term. This away game certainly didn...

  • Sport

    8-2 Win for Webber Netball Dream Team

    27 September 2017

    Our U14 netball champions continued their winning streak on Tuesday, beating Oakgrove 8-2. Once again our girls showed their determination and outs...

  • Academic / Senior School

    STUDENTS AT WEBBER INDEPENDENT REACH NEW HEIGHTS

    24 August 2017

    92.3% of students achieved 9 to 4 (A* to C) grades in five or more subjects including English and Maths, up an impressive 17% on last year’s G...

  • Academic / Sixth

    WEBBER INDEPENDENT STEAMS AHEAD – 100% SECURED THEIR FIRST CHOICE UNIVERSITY

    17 August 2017

    56.5% of students achieved A*- B grades at A Level with 26.09% achieving A*- A Grades

  • Senior School / Sport

    Webber Sweeps Three Golds at ISA Athletic Championships

    14 May 2017

    On Friday 12th May 2017, twenty eight Webber students traveled to Bedford International Athletic Stadium to compete in the London North ISA Athletic...

  • Sport

    Webber Sweeps Three Golds at ISA Athletic Championships

    12 May 2017

    On Friday 12th May 2017, twenty eight Webber students traveled to Bedford International Athletic Stadium to compete in the London North ISA Athleti...

  • Community / Senior School / Sport

    The Webber Independent welcome Alistair Patrick-Heselton, Paralympic Silver Medallist to deliver life skills workshop

    08 March 2017

    Year 7 Breaking Barriers with Alistair Patrick-Heselton, Sky Sports and Youth Sport Trust

  • Sport

    What a Win! 11-2 for The Webber Independent Netball Team

    18 January 2017

    What a Win! 11-2 for The Webber Independent Netball Team Today, our Year 7 and 8 netball players demonstrated how teamwork, focus and dete...

  • Sport

    The Webber Independent School takes part in Bisi Badminton Programme

    16 January 2017

    Nurturing the future sporting talent

  • Sport

    The Webber Independent School Hosts Open Day for its School of Badminton

    09 January 2017

    The First Badminton School in England

  • Sport

    Sports Update

    30 September 2016

    Week commencing 26.9.16 Match Reports On Tuesday 27th September our Year 7 & 8 Netball team defeated an inexperienced team from SHLA by a fa...

  • Sport

    Webber Girls First Netball Match of The New Season

    16 September 2016

    Year 7 & 8 Girls Netball V Ousedale 14th September 2016 In their first match of the season the Webber girls displayed fantastic commitment, en...

  • Sport

    Double Gold Badmington for Nadeem Dalvi

    15 September 2016

    Well Done From All Of Us At The Webber Independent School

  • Sport

    Webber Badminton Scholars - Tournament Success

    08 September 2016

    The first major tournament of the season, the National U13 & U17s was played over last weekend. The Webber School badminton players were outstan...

  • Academic

    Webber GCSE Results 2016

    12 August 2016

    Congratulations to our Year 9,10 and 11 students who received their excellent GCSE results today. Headline figure : 92% 5 A*-C Grades up a terrif...

  • Academic

    Webber Celebrates an Incredible 100 % A*-C A Level Results

    12 August 2016

    A2 and AS students from The Webber Independent School are rejoicing, having received an impressive best ever set of A-Level grades this morning. Mon...

  • Sport

    International Junior Ice-Skating

    04 July 2016

    Kenice is currently in Year 9 at the school and came 10th place in Coventry IJS 2016 yesterday out of 23 skaters; she skated beautifully and she ska...

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