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U16 Hampshire Bowl Rugby Final

Captain Ben Brownhall receives the U16 Hampshire Bowl

On Wednesday 24th February, the Test Valley School U16 rugby team travelled to the King Edwards Sports ground to play in the Hampshire Bowl Final against Sandown Academy from the Isle of Wight. Test Valley made a strong start and it took Sandown a little while to find their feet, as a result of this… Read more »

Kieran Hannan wins silver at British Sled Dog Sports Federation event

Kieran Hannan British Sled Dogs Championship

Kieran Hannan took part in the British Sled Dog Sports Federation & International Sled Dog Sports Federation event at the weekend. The event was held at Thetford, Norfolk. The event had a large turnout with 232 entrants taking part as it was the qualifying event for the World Championships which will be held later this… Read more »

Year 8 Young Leaders organise New Age Kurling Competition

New Age Kurling Competition

Year 7 pupils were shown the basic skills for the New Age Kurling competition by the Year 8 Young Leaders. Results 2014 Team A D S N Total Points Score Differ Position A X 13-381 82-313 14-103 7 + 30 1st D 38-133 X 22-271 15-123 7 + 23/td> 2nd S 31-821 27-223 X 27-131… Read more »

Sports & Young Leaders KS2 Indoor Girls Football Event

Sports & Young Leaders KS2 Indoor Girls Football

This year’s girls indoor football competition saw 4 teams from the local Primary Schools battle it out in the Test Valley Sports Hall. The teams competed in pool matches of 6 minutes then played for final placing. Both Wherwell and King’s Somborne had 2 teams available to compete this year. Winners 2014: Wherwell A

Cross Country – Getting through to the Nationals!

Sarah Brett, Cross Country Nationals

Recently I competed in a cross country race where I represented Wiltshire. As a result of coming home as the 2nd Wiltshire runner I have been asked to represent Wiltshire squad in the National Cross Country Competition! It will be held on the 8th of March in Birmingham. Due to it being the Nationals it… Read more »

Schools Library Service Literature Quiz

Peter Arthur, Harry Scobie and Holly Tims receiving Certificate

The first Schools Library Service Literature Quiz took place on 6th Feb. Test Valley School participated in one of the Regional heats, which was hosted by the Romsey School. The quiz covered all areas of Literature with answers ranging from Shakespeare and Jane Austen to Michael Morpurgo, the Gruffalo, Harry Potter, Alice in Wonderland, James… Read more »

Sports Leaders KS2 Basketball

KS2 Basketball

Three Test Valley Cluster schools attended the basketball coaching session on Tuesday 4th February 2014. Pupils from Wherwell, Stockbridge and Wallop developed their basic skills and knowledge of the game from the Year 10 Sports Leaders. Twenty Sports Leaders taught the skills of basketball involving dribbling, shooting and passing and developed the game situation using… Read more »

Youth Sport Trust Young Ambassadors Conference Tuesday 21st January 2014

Youth Sport Trust Young Ambassadors Conference Tuesday 21st January 2014

“The Young Ambassador Programme is a true legacy of London 2012. Established by the Youth Sport Trust (YST) when London won the right to host the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the programme has now become embedded in our schools. Young people are now aspiring to, and striving to become, the next Young Ambassadors in… Read more »

Twelve Words of Winter Prize Winners

Twelve Words of Winter graphic

Congratulations to our Winners, Glenn and Lucy. They both win a Book token and a book. The winning entries are below: Prize Winners Glenn Hamilton-Smith 11S The Snowman wept as his nemesis rose; he melted alone and unloved Lucy Brooker 9A Sleeping soundly, snow falling outside. Only Santa knows where the presents hide.

Autumn 2013 Newsletter

Autumn Newsletter

We are delighted to present the Test Valley School Newsletter for the Autumn 2013 term!

Test Valley School presents Bah, Humbug

Bah, Humbug!

Test Valley School presents Bah, Humbug Showing on 11th, 12th, 13th December. School Hall — 7pm Tickets – Adults: £5, Concessions: £3 Wednesday Special: any 2 tickets for £5