News about ‘Events’

Remembering with the Local Community

The Head Prefects and Deputy Head Prefects attended the Remembrance Service at St. Peter’s Church in Stockbridge with Miss Hiscock (Headteacher) on Sunday November 11th. The pupils were invited to read the poem The Crosses by Bill Minton during the service and to lay a special poppy wreath at the memorial. A large number of… Read more »

Ruby and her Chickens Make Headlines

Ruby and her chickens make headlines

Environmental Science Club has been very popular this term and the goats, chickens, guinea pigs and rabbit have been very well looked after by our group of eager volunteers. Being a school located in rural Hampshire means that many of our pupils arrive in Year 7 having already accumulated a wealth of knowledge and experience in animal… Read more »

Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme

Saturday 3rd November saw our new Year 10 DofE teams (8 teams) take part in their first outing of the season, a local area day walk around the South of Winterslow and Broughton Down. The purpose of the day walk was to practise map reading skills, test out their team stamina was like and start… Read more »

Pupil Saves a Hedgehog!


Pisces, as he was immediately named, the hedgehog was rescued from the school pool by a brave pupil last week. After an opportunity to recover and dry off in the Science department Pisces was released safely back into the wild next to a large pile of leaves and twigs.

Open Evening and Open Mornings

September 2018 Open Evening

On Monday evening and Thursday and Friday mornings we opened our doors to showcase our school to prospective pupils and their families. Everyone – pupils, teachers and support staff – all joined together to share and celebrate our school community. When families arrived for our Open Evening, they were greeted and welcomed by smiling Year… Read more »

Summer Sizzler

On Thursday 5th July the Test Valley School Parent Teacher Association ran their second Summer Sizzler – and with the ongoing sunshine it really was a ‘summer sizzler’ this year! We had a good turnout, with families of current pupils and Year 6 pupils joining us in September. The event provided a lovely opportunity for… Read more »

‘Think IT’ STEM Event at IBM

‘Think IT’ STEM Event at IBM

This event took place over two days giving a group of girls in Year 9 the opportunity to participate in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) activities. They worked in teams with other schools. On the first day they were given a scenario and went through the processes to develop and target an app using… Read more »

Primary Schools’ Dance Festival

Primary Schools’ Dance Festival

It was a great start to Day One of the Dance Festival with West Tytherley and Wherwell Primary Schools performing excellent dance routines. Despite the heat the pupils worked well all day on their showcase performances, dancing to the theme of “Celebration”. The Sports Leaders and pupil event managers worked hard to make sure everyone… Read more »

Church Flower Festival

Church Flower Festival

Test Valley School continues to have close links with the local community and always enjoy supporting them in various events throughout the year. This week the annual Flower Festival was held at St Peter’s Church in Stockbridge. The theme this year was a celebration of the Common wealth. Test Valley School put on a beautiful… Read more »

PSHE Day (Personal, Social and Health Education)

PSHE Year 8

Years 7, 8, 9, and 10 were all involved in different activities for our Summer Term PSHE Day. Year 7 Year 7 pupils came to school in the PE kits and took part in a range of activities focusing on a healthy mind and healthy body. Their workshops included one on body image about accepting… Read more »

Democracy Day


On Friday 29th June we were joined by three local Councillors and officers from Test Valley Borough Council to host a new event called Democracy Day for local schools.  The event was for Key Stage Three pupils from Test Valley School, Mountbatten School and Harrow Way School. After a brief introduction pupils were involved in… Read more »

Year 5 Taster Day

Taster Day

This week Test Valley School hosted its Year 5 Taster Day for pupils from over 25 different primary schools. The day is to give them a taster of what life is like at Test Valley School. The theme of their day this year was an Italian Day. Pupils were able to take part in a… Read more »