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Prospectus image -- ScienceTest Valley School is a small 11-16 secondary school on the outskirts of Stockbridge serving a wide local community. Our rural location undoubtedly adds a unique dimension to school life and our links across the community.

We are very proud of our school and believe we have much to celebrate. Our motto is ‘in pursuit of personal excellence’ and we have very high expectations of our pupils and ourselves in all aspects of school life.

We provide a safe and caring environment in which all pupils are known and valued as individuals. We want our pupils to enjoy coming to school and to achieve success. Our staff are committed to providing an outstanding level of care, guidance and support and we pride ourselves on how well we know our pupils.

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We believe Test Valley School is special and the reasons speak for themselves when you visit us:

  • pupils enjoying their learning and positive about coming to school
  • staff committed to providing excellent support for every pupil to achieve their best
  • high quality teaching and learning
  • positive relationships between staff and pupils, and pupils with one another
  • a range of opportunities to challenge and inspire our pupils to become independent and confident learners

Our curriculum is carefully planned and we believe we offer our pupils a rich and diverse learning experience. We seek to educate our pupils to the highest levels and equip them with the skills, aptitudes and qualities they need to succeed to enable them to become independent, adaptable and confident learners.

Term Dates

Autumn Term: Tuesday 5th September – Wednesday 20th December

Monday 4th September is an INSET day, and the school is closed to all pupils.
The first day of term for new Year 7 pupils is Tuesday 5th September.
The first day of term for all other pupils is Wednesday 6th September.

Half term: Monday 23rd October — Friday 27th October
INSET Day: Friday 6th October

Spring Term
Tuesday 4th January – Thursday 29th March
Half term: Monday 12th February — Friday 16th February
INSET Day: Monday 19th February
Pupils will therefore return after the half term break on Tuesday 20th February.

Summer Term
Monday 16th April – Friday 20th July
Bank holiday (school closed): Monday 7th May
Half term: Monday 28th May — Friday 1st June…

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Most Recent Letter Home

Headteacher’s Letter, July 2017

Dear Parent This letter has been emailed to all parents of the coming Year 8 to Year 11. We have also included the Key Dates for 2017-2018. If we do not have an email contact for you we have posted this letter to ensure you receive this information. Should you require paper copies of any of the information referred to please do contact us to request this.

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Headteacher's Welcome

Miss L Hiscock
We are very proud of our school and believe we have much to offer. We want to ensure every pupil has a high quality learning experience so they will enjoy coming to school and will achieve success as independent, confident learners.

We are delighted that Ofsted judged our school as still 'Good' on their recent visit (February 2017)…

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