Monthly Archives: May 2019

Year 5 Technology Masterclass

This year’s Technology Masterclass was attended by 60 Year 5 Pupils for our local primary schools. In keeping with the ‘Space’ themed masterclass, the pupils enjoyed making rocket-style fruit kebabs. This activity encouraged a discussion around healthy eating and nutrition. Using a pillar drill, pupils then made catapult powered racing cars out of plywood. They… Read more »

Engineering Challenge

On Wednesday 15 May, 11 pupils from Year 9 formed two teams, travelled to the Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm Museum in Yeovil and took part in the area Key Stage 3 Engineering Challenge. This trip was offered to pupils who have opted for GCSE DT. The event set a complicated challenge and required pupils… Read more »

Swimming Pool Fund Raising

Holly Osbaldeston, Year 8 is on a one person mission to help save the school pool. Holly, pictured below, helped by donations from neighbours, attended a car boot sale at the weekend and raised £125 towards helping to save the school pool. This is an impressive amount and moreover a fantastic example of selflessness.  Apparently Holly has… Read more »

Year 10 Sports Leaders Assessment Session

Year 3 and 4 pupils from Stockbridge Primary School participated in a range of fitness exercises here at Test Valley School  to assist our Year 10 Sports Leaders with their Level 1 Health and Fitness Assessment,   The Sports Leaders have been working on circuit training and had set up 10 activity stations for the primary… Read more »

A Star in the Making

Our congratulations go to Daisy Mansfield who recently took part in the British National Dressage Championship.  Daisy achieved 9th place out of a huge class of 32. This is a massive achievement for someone of her age to be placed in the top ten at a National Championship and we wish her every success for… Read more »

KS1 Movement Festival

Earlier this month, over 75 Year 1 and 2 pupils from 5 local Primary Schools attended a festival of fun and activity. The morning session consisted of 7 activity stations ranging from multi skill fun to trampolining and gymnastics air track and inflatables. The KS1 pupils worked with our Year 7 Sports Leaders and completed… Read more »

PE Meets Science

Mrs Vaughan conducts a practical revision session on the heart and how the passage of blood flows through it, with our Year 11 GCSE PE group. The pupils benefited greatly from having a multisensory way of understanding how the heart functions – a great visual way of remembering such a complex system.