Monthly Archives: June 2017



On Wednesday 21st June Mrs Osborne and Miss Attree spent a very thought provoking training day at Auschwitz in Poland funded for 250 teachers from around the country, learning about the Holocaust and how to improve teaching about the Holocaust in schools. The trip involved a visit to both Auschwitz One and Auschwitz Birkenau with… Read more »

Flower Festival

Each year, Test Valley School take part in the Stockbridge Flower Festival. At this event, members of the local community display flowers all based around a common theme. This year the theme was based on “Through Time”. Test Valley produced a beautiful display om “Test Valley School through time”. Many thanks to Mrs Tucker and… Read more »

First Aid Training

First Aid

Last week nine members of staff completed or updated their Emergency First Aid at work course. This was two days on intensive training to ensure as many of our staff as possible are qualified.

Bake Off Continues

The Test Valley Bake Off continues. Pupils from Year 9 are producing some beautiful cakes each week. This week Charlotte Bulpitt produced a beautiful Victoria sandwich cake with a Test Valley twist.  

Primary Athletics

Primary School Athletics at Kings' Somborne Recreation Ground

The Annual Area Athletics took place at King’s Somborne Recreation Ground on Monday 19th June in temperatures over 27 degrees. Despite the hot conditions the pupils performed to a very high level and achieved some excellent results both track and field. The Young Sports Leaders were given instructions regarding the scoring and competition format. They… Read more »

Science and Technology Day

Science and Technology Day

This week we saw the return of our Science and Technology day (previously known as Rocket Day) for our local primary schools. There was a total of seventy four Year 4 pupils taking part in various exciting activities. Pupils were divided into two groups for the activities. The technology activity was to make their own… Read more »

The Maths Challenge Continues

As part of the Test Valley Challenge, the Maths department have put together a series of Maths Challenges for both pupils and staff to participate in. These appear on a fortnightly basis and can be entered by individuals. Key Stage 4 pupils are encouraged to participate as well and will get the same achievement points as… Read more »

Humanities Blog

Humanities blog

Within Humanities, we have very recently launched our very own blog for all Test Valley pupils to access. This will be exploring the amazing world we live in looking at the role we play and where Geography, History and RE fit in. Over the coming weeks pupils will be given the opportunity to write articles… Read more »

Y10 Boys Build Cart for Local Preschool

Winterslow Preschool logo

Tom Wedgbury, Dylan Bravery and Ian Moody led the way, assisted by Jordan Brown and Tom Blow, in constructing a cart for Winterslow Preschool. The purpose of the cart was to provide the preschool children with a means of transport for their entry into the procession element of this year’s village fair. The preschool children… Read more »

Four Weeks to Go

Test Valley Challenge

Our Key Stage Three pupils have been working hard all year to complete the Test Valley Challenge and now there are only four weeks to go until prizes are awarded… keep up the good work!

Farewell to Test Valley’s Year 11 pupils

On the last day of term Test Valley said a formal farewell to our Year 11 Pupils as they depart for study leave. The day was full of mixed emotions for all. There was a buzz of excitement in the air for what the future may hold, but there were also many tears from pupils… Read more »