Monthly Archives: November 2015

Report on WWI Battlefields Visit

Report by Kira Nash, 10G On the 5th– 7th October Izzy Woodfield (Year 11), Mrs Allsopp and I (Kira Nash Year 10) went with 30 others from different schools in Southampton and Bournemouth to France and Belgium. While we were there we visited various locations where fighting took place in WW1. On the first day… Read more »

Computing Department Visit IBM Hursley for Ada Lovelace Day

Test Valley School Computing Department Visit IBM Hursley for Ada Lovelace Day

Ten Year 9 girls were given the opportunity to visit the ‘Ada Lovelace Day’ celebrations at the IBM Centre, Hursley in October. Ada Lovelace (1815 – 1852) was a controversial mathematician and pioneer of computational thinking. Not only was she the daughter of the famous poet Lord Byron, Ada became one of the world’s first… Read more »

School Responds to Rotary Club Shoebox Appeal

School Responds to Rotary Club Shoebox appeal

Test Valley School was delighted to participate in the annual shoebox appeal organised locally by Andover Rotary Club. This project involved pupils and staff filling shoeboxes with a range of small gifts to be distributed to individual children and young people across the world who are likely to receive very little at Christmas. The school… Read more »

Bronze Ambassadors’ Day October 2015

Nominated Ambassador Pupils from our 7 primary feeder schools arrived at the school reception with the expectation of a full and varied day. Three pupils from each school had been selected for this day by their primary school teachers who thought these pupils had the required qualities to make a good Ambassador. The primary school… Read more »