News about ‘Sport’

Dance Festival July 2019

This year’s dance festival was based on the theme ‘Movies’ with the Year 10 Sports Leaders making a short introductory film. Unfortunately there were no ‘Oscars’ awarded but the Leaders were keen to perform. The first of the two days of the festival saw very special VIP guests arrive with the Test Valley Mayor, Councillor… 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 »

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 »


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.

Year 10 Sports Leaders Assessment Session

Year 3 and 4 pupils from Stockbridge Primary School participated in a range of fitness exercises here at Test Valley School  to assist our Year 10 Sports Leaders with their Level 1 Health and Fitness Assessment,   The Sports Leaders have been working on circuit training and had set up 10 activity stations for the primary… Read more »

A Star in the Making

Our congratulations go to Daisy Mansfield who recently took part in the British National Dressage Championship.  Daisy achieved 9th place out of a huge class of 32. This is a massive achievement for someone of her age to be placed in the top ten at a National Championship and we wish her every success for… Read more »

KS1 Movement Festival

Earlier this month, over 75 Year 1 and 2 pupils from 5 local Primary Schools attended a festival of fun and activity. The morning session consisted of 7 activity stations ranging from multi skill fun to trampolining and gymnastics air track and inflatables. The KS1 pupils worked with our Year 7 Sports Leaders and completed… Read more »

PE Meets Science

Mrs Vaughan conducts a practical revision session on the heart and how the passage of blood flows through it, with our Year 11 GCSE PE group. The pupils benefited greatly from having a multisensory way of understanding how the heart functions – a great visual way of remembering such a complex system.

PE and Humanities Year 4 Workshops

40 Year 4 pupils from our local primary schools took part in our PE and Humanities workshops this week.  The pupils enjoyed a rotation of Geography, Religious Education and PE.  Working with their Test Valley pupil helpers, the children designed a postcard in Geography, learned about the symbolism of a Hindu God in R.E and… Read more »

Sports Teams Fixtures Well Underway

U13 Rugby team beat Romsey 40 – 30 and Eben Bircham was named Player of the Match! Depleted U16 football team lost 5 – 1 to John Hanson. In Netball, Year 9 girls lost 19 – 7 and Year 10 9 -5 to Harrow Way. Next week’s fixtures: Tuesday 6th Nov Boys U16 Basketball at Swanmore… Read more »

Sports Leadership in Year 10

Sports Leadership in Year 10

Sports Leaders Level 1 course is a national qualification recognised by all schools and colleges. At Test Valley School Year 10 pupils are selected for the course and complete it during their Year 10 core PE lessons with extra opportunities available in and out of school hours. It mainly consists of working with our local… Read more »



Congratulations to Oliver Harper-Adams in Year 11 who has become the 2018 Hampshire Junior Champion in the CPSA Accredited and international FITASC Compact Sporting shooting discipline held in West Sussex in September. This is an excellent achievement and certainly shows ’pursuit of personal excellence’. Well done Oliver!