Monthly Archives: April 2017

Blue Fusion Event with IBM

Blue Fusion Event with IBM

On Monday, 3rd February 2017 a group of seven Year 9 pupils visited the IBM House in Hursley for a Blue Fusion Event Day. The day started with an introductory talk from staff at IBM and what they do as a job. Then our pupils moved onto the IoT workshop – The Internet of Things.… Read more »

Year 4 Humanities and Sports Workshops

Test Valley School welcomed many Year 4 pupils from our local primary schools to come and experience Humanities and Sports workshops. The day was packed with various activities for the pupils to enjoy, with some help from our Year 9 pupils. The sports activities were based on enhancing and understanding many important qualities and how… Read more »

Celebration Assemblies

Main Hall

Throughout the last week of term, each year group have a celebration assembly to mark the end of another successful term at Test Valley School. This is to celebrate their success and hard work over the past few months.

The Test Valley Challenge

Test Valley Challenge

The Test Valley Challenge offers pupils in Year 7, 8 & 9 a set of challenges to achieve: similar to the DofE award but set at an age related level as these children are younger. This is unique to Test Valley School and is designed to get children actively involved our pupils in a range… Read more »

Table Tennis Champions

Annabel Anderson, Oliver Middleton and Alex Dennis — table tennis champions

Test Valley School are very proud of Annabel Anderson, Alex Dennis and Oliver Middleton who won the table tennis tournament in the Andover Advertiser Table Tennis Final. Congratulations to them!

Spring Term 2017 Newsletter

We are proud to present the Spring Term 2017 newsletter. You can download a PDF copy of the newsletter, or view it below. Download a PDF copy

Buddhist Shrine

This amazing creation is a cake made by Year 7 pupil Josh Cleife as part of his Buddhism Home Learning Task. Pupils are given a range of home learning tasks to choose from and present in a variety of ways. Josh chose to create a Buddhist shrine and made it entirely out of cake and icing. Josh very… Read more »

Your Favourite Genre

There are so many different genres out there to explore and our Librarian Miss Needs is trying to encourage pupils to try something new, and not always stick to the ones they know. Mr Hewson (Learning Support Assistant) is a fan of dystopia — why not come and have a read of some of his… Read more »

Getting Ready for Exams

Well done to all those Year 11 pupils who have been attending English revision after school on Mondays. This year pupils will be sitting the new English exams (graded 9-1) and there is a lot to revise including four set texts. Don’t let your child tell you that you can’t revise for English – you… Read more »

Football Champions

Year 7 Football Team 2016-17

This week our Year 7 football team played in the Andover Winchester and Eastleigh final match of the tournament. Test Valley School was playing against Perins School. Both teams played incredibly well but Test Valley boys had the edge winning the match 4-3. Jacob Holmes was awarded man of the match. As you can imagine… Read more »


Flying Dragon by Madeline Norris (CC-BY-NC-ND)

Test Valley’s Year 7 pupils are warming up for their Eisteddfod, which will be taking place on 2nd May. We are expecting a wide range of entries from drama productions, singing, playing musical instruments and even newly formed bands through to recitals. Photo is Flying Dragon by Madeline Norris. Licensed under CC BY-NC-ND.