News about ‘Progression’

Annual Presentation Evening

Annual Presentation Evening

This week saw the return of last year’s Year 11 pupils with their families to collect their GCSE certificates and celebrate their achievements. It was an exciting evening as there were 25 awards to be won, all kindly sponsored by a wide range of local individuals, parish councils and organisations. We were delighted to have… Read more »

1st Class Honours at Oxford for Former Pupil

Eleanor Gravenor

We are delighted to hear Eleanor Gravenor was awarded a First Class Honours degree in Music from Oxford University this year. Eleanor attended our school and was Head Girl in her Year 11. She describes her time here as being ‘just lovely’, speaking very highly of the friendly and caring atmosphere with pupils known by… Read more »

Launch of Year 10 Work Experience Programme

Work Experience programme

This week our Year 10 pupils had an introduction to our Work Experience programme. This involves pupils undertaking a week long placement in the work place during the Summer Term. We encourage all pupils in Year 10 to become involved because we believe this provides a unique opportunity to experience life in a typical work… Read more »

GCSE Results

In August many of our Year 11 pupils came into school to collect their GCSE results. Some pupils came with parents, others with family members or friends. It was a very special moment to share with our pupils. There were many happy faces, tears of joy and much to be celebrated. We are pleased to… Read more »

Key Stage 4 Results — August 2017

Test Valley School is celebrating the achievements of our pupils at all ability levels. They are congratulated for the results they have achieved in a year which has seen a new and more challenging examination system introduced nationally.… Read more »

Year 6 New Intake Day


Earlier this week, Test Valley School were very pleased to welcome over 120 Year 6 pupils who will be starting at Test Valley in September. There was lots of excitement and happy faces as each pupil found out what their tutor groups would be and which friends will be in their class. It gave the… Read more »

Year 5 Taster Day

Swimming Pool

This week Test Valley School hosted its Year 5 Taster Day for pupils from over 30 different primary schools. The day is to give them a taster of what life is like at Test Valley School. Theme of the day was an Italian Day and pupils tried various activities including making pizza, learning about Romeo… Read more »

Five Weeks to Go…

Test Valley Challenge

Our Key Stage three pupils have been working hard all year to complete the Test Valley Challenge and now there are only five weeks to go until prizes are awarded. Keep up the good work!

Breaking Records with Revision

Test Valley pupils have been making the most of a fantastic online revision resource called GCSEPod. The resource enables pupils to access short podcasts to support their revision in most of their subjects.  In the last year our pupils have streamed or downloaded a grand total of 18,800 podcasts which is phenomenal! Numbers are likely to rise still further… Read more »

Exam Season

  This week has seen the start of the GCSE examinations for our Year 11 pupils with a number of their practical assessments completed. Over the next couple of months, they will be busy revising to achieve the results they have worked so hard for. Good luck to all of you

Celebration Assemblies

Main Hall

Throughout the last week of term, each year group have a celebration assembly to mark the end of another successful term at Test Valley School. This is to celebrate their success and hard work over the past few months.

Getting Ready for Exams

Well done to all those Year 11 pupils who have been attending English revision after school on Mondays. This year pupils will be sitting the new English exams (graded 9-1) and there is a lot to revise including four set texts. Don’t let your child tell you that you can’t revise for English – you… Read more »