Posts By: Mr P Upfold

Edwin Stanford in English Bowls Youth Development Scheme

Edwin Standford, Year 8

Edwin Stanford, Year 8, has been involved in Bowls for some time now. He plays at the Five Rivers Indoors Bowls Club in Salisbury. On Saturday 26th April 2014, he took part in the EBYDS – School of Excellence, U16. He did incredibly well winning his games 7-3, 14-1 and 10-2. In the afternoon he… Read more »

Year 5 Challenge Day

Year 5 Challenge Day

Monday 28th April 2014 was the first Year 5 Challenge Day for able pupils to take place at Test Valley School and the response from the primary schools in the area was very positive with 13 schools sending 55 pupils between them. The objective of the day was to challenge the Year 5 pupils to work… Read more »

Young Leaders Help to Lead the Way

Young Leaders help to lead the way

Personal Best Education coaches from Mountbatten School and Year 7 Young Leaders from Test Valley School organised a Key Stage 1 Festival for five of the schools in our local cluster. The coaches organised a movement and multi skills morning for seventy Key Stage 1 pupils and, with the help of the Test Valley Young… Read more »

Spring 2014 Newsletter

Spring 2014 Newsletter

We are pleased to publish our newsletter for Spring 2014. Download Newsletter

Former Test Valley Pupils Secure Oxbridge Places

Eleanor Gravenor and Jack Peach

Two former Test Valley pupils who now attend Peter Symonds College have received conditional Oxbridge places for 2014. They are Jack Peach to read Mathematics at Girton College, Cambridge and Eleanor Gravenor to read Music at Exeter College, Oxford.

The Music Department presents a Spring Concert for 2014

in the School Main Hall on Thursday 3rd April at 7pm (Doors open at 6.30pm) Tickets available at the door: £3/£5 An opportunity to see some of our talented small groups and soloists perform. Please come and enjoy the show!

U15 Hampshire Rugby 7’s

U15 Hampshire U15 Rugby 7’s

  Test Valley were in a strong group which consisted of Portsmouth Grammar School, Oaklands Catholic School and Bitterne Park School. Test Valley played Oaklands first and put together some good rugby try to use the width that was available to them and were 7 – 0 up until the last play when, into added… Read more »

U13 Hampshire Rugby 10’s Tournament

U13 Hampshire Rugby 10’s Tournament

The event consisted of 24 teams, 6 playing in the Cup completion and 18 in the Plate, one of which was Test Valley School. Test Valley were drawn in a tough group consisting of Ryde School, Sandown Academy (both from the Isle of Wight), Toynbee School, Warblington School and Wyvern School. Game 1: V Ryde.… Read more »

BCA Western Classic Cheerleading Competition

Cheerleading competition. BCA Western Classic

On Saturday 1st March our team the Streetz, including Megan Strom and Beth Adolph, 9G, and Laura Grinham, 8G, travelled to Exeter to compete in the BCA Western Classic. The team was entered into 5 categories and achieved a trophy in all of them. Megan and Beth were part of a team entered into the… Read more »

U16 Boys Basketball Plate Runners-up

U16 Boys Basketball Plate Runners-up 2013/2014 Season

The U16 boys basketball team, comprising of both Y11 and Y10s, reached the final of their league after finishing 3rd in the regular season and then beating the team who came second in the play-offs by an impressive 20 points! In the final they faced Upper Shirley High from Southampton, who finished top of the… Read more »

Leadership Conference 2014 Report

  Conference Report by Ben Reed 10S On the 5th March Test Valley School took several Young Leaders and two Sports Leaders to Norman Court School to join in with a Leadership Conference. Test Valley joined five other schools for the conference which was organised by Personal Best Education from Mountbatten School. The aim of… Read more »

Jacob Ness at SIAB Schools International Championships

Former pupil, Jacob Ness, competed in the SIAB Schools International Championships for England, winning both his 400m race as well as the 4x400m relay in which he participated. Well done Jacob! I competed in the 400m, wearing the England Kit in Lane 1. I had a good start and a good first 300m but started… Read more »