Monthly Archives: July 2017

Activities Week

Activities Week 2017

Activities Week provides pupils with the opportunity to tackle different challenges, learn new skills and build new friendships. It is an important part of the school year enabling pupils to develop skills that are useful both in and out of the classroom. During the week we have tried to provide a varied choice of activities:… Read more »

Germany Trip

Germany trip

Sixteen of our Year 8 and 9 pupils spent five sunny days in the Black Forest, Germany. Each day was busy, visiting many different locations including Freiberg, Hasenhorn Coaster, Badeparadiso Indoor Waterpark, Titisee Lake, Triberg Water Falls and Europa Park. Pupils had a wonderful time visiting new places and experiencing different adventures with their friends.

France Trip

France trip

64 Year 7 pupils stayed at the beautiful ‘Château Beaumont’ which is an education and language centre situated near Laval in the Département of Mayenne to the south of Normandy. The château is set in 10 acres of private grounds. The pupils were given the opportunity to take part in many activities such as wall… Read more »

Italy Trip

We took 33 Year 9 and 10 pupils for five very busy days visiting many places such as a 4D cinema on the history of Rome, Hadrian’s Villa at Tivoli, the Coliseum, the Roman Forum, the Trevi Fountain, The Spanish Steps, St Peter’s Basillica, Castel St Angelo, Piazza Navona, St Sebastino Catacombs, Villa Poppaea, pizza… Read more »

Land & Water Activities

Land and Water Activities

Mr Langdown shares his experience and thoughts on the Land and Water Activities, consisting of action packed activities such as an obstacle water course, go-karting, zip wire, rock climbing and many more:  “I had the pleasure of helping to plan and execute the ‘Water & Land’ activity for the week and observed and experienced pupils… Read more »

TVS Challenge

Test Valley Challenge award ceremony

On Thursday 13th July Year 7, 8 & 9 pupils from Test Valley School celebrated completing their Test Valley Challenge and received a certificate and medal at a special presentation evening from one of our sponsors. It was lovely to welcome a number of pupils with their families. Over this school year pupils in Key… Read more »

Test Valley Summer Sizzler

On Friday 7th July our PTA, along with many staff volunteers hosted an evening of fun for pupils and their families. This included the opportunity to go in the swimming pool for those who wanted to cool down, fun on the giant inflatables and a delicious BBQ and sweet shop to satisfy the hungriest of… Read more »

Test Valley’s Head Boy and Head Girl

We are pleased to announce that with the votes now collected and counted, we can officially announce the new Head Boy, Head Girl and their deputies: Head Boy: Teyi Adeyeye Head Girl: Alice Woodfield Deputy Head Boy: Felix Hammer Deputy Head Girl: Amelia Cairns   We congratulate all of you. We also commend the other… Read more »

Test Valley Bake-Off

This week was the final of the Test Valley Bake-Off. After many weeks of fantastic cakes being brought in by our Year 9 pupils, it was time to determine which was the best. In total there were eight finalists brought in the most fantastic array of cakes. The theme of the final was “something related… Read more »

KS3 Sports Day

On Wednesday 12th July Test Valley school had their annual KS3 Sports Day. Initially there were concerns that it might have had to be postponed due to the early morning rain, but a little rain did not deter our PE department. It was a busy day, with various events taking place around the school – high… Read more »

Head Boy & Head Girl

Ballot Box

Over the last few weeks after much deliberation and formal interviews, we appointed our Prefects for next year. Now it is time to elect our new Head Boy and Head Girl, along with the new Deputy Head Boy and Deputy Head Girl. The candidates for Head Boy are: Teyi Adeyeye Felix Hammer Corey Penfound Josh… Read more »