Monthly Archives: June 2019

Sparsholt Futures

Sparsholt Futures on Wednesday 13th June gave the enquiring minds of our Year 9 the opportunity to see how future technology can be used in our industries. Everything from a mechanical horse, to a remote controlled bank climbing lawn mower, to drones being used by the police, just scratches the surface of the experiences Year 9… Read more »

Fun Run

Walking, trotting and running around our sports field to help raise funds for our school swimming pool, Test Valley pupils took part in an after school fun run.  This was a great event well supported by staff, PTA and, most importantly, our pupils. In a bid to run the distance from Lands End to John O’Groats,… Read more »

Pupil Librarian Achievement Award

Congratulations to Henry King, who recently received his Gold Pupil Librarian Achievement Award! The Pupil Librarian Achievement Award is a carefully structured training programme, which allows pupil librarians to develop skills, qualities and knowledge in a real life context. Henry has consistently worked in the library, doing a variety of jobs, including shelving, issuing and returning books, suggesting… Read more »

Stockbridge Fete

The PTA were out in force at the Stockbridge Community Fete last weekend.  The PTA and pupil helpers raised funds for our pool by selling a range of drinks and snacks. The school’s animal petting centre was also very popular.  Our volunteers had a great day, sharing our animals and encouraging the local community to… Read more »

Saving the Pool

Members of the PTA, staff and parents have recently volunteered their time to carry out the necessary repairs to the paving around the school pool. Keith Smith, a local builder, led them on what needed to be done.This amazing effort means that the pool is now open again! The pool is a fantastic asset to… Read more »

StockFest 2019

Our annual celebration of musical talent took place recently. This is a wonderful opportunity for pupils to take part and perform to a supportive audience. Many performers had clearly spent a long time preparing and rehearsing. It was certainly worth it to see such quality performances including boy bands, girl bands, soloists, instrumentalist and a… Read more »


The U15 athletics track squad competed in the semi-final of the Hampshire Track Knock Out this week and, whilst not qualifying for the final, the team made great strides in their personal performance. The squad consisted of: Jonty Sinclair, Matthew Johnson, Jacob Holmes, Riley Jacobs, Harry Wedgbury, Robert Wilson, Josh Granger and Oskar Harvey-Nash.

A Musical Afternoon

Six keen Test Valley musicians took part in the Clatford School’s annual ‘Music Afternoon’. The performances were interspersed with a range of performances from the Clatford pupils and all of our pupils were exemplary in demonstrating their enthusiasm and talent.  Their performances highlighted the benefits of being involved in extra-curricular music. Year 7 pupil, Marcus Brown,… Read more »