News about ‘Sport’

Year 7 Sporty Challenge

Year 7 Sporty Challenge

On Tuesday 19th September Year 7 took part in a Sporty Challenge event related to their Learn to Learn programme. All Year 7 pupils took part in a fully inclusive range of fun sporting activities with a competitive edge. The weather was glorious and there was lots of cheering and clapping. Mr Hill led the activities supported by a… Read more »

Land & Water Activities

Land and Water Activities

Mr Langdown shares his experience and thoughts on the Land and Water Activities, consisting of action packed activities such as an obstacle water course, go-karting, zip wire, rock climbing and many more:  “I had the pleasure of helping to plan and execute the ‘Water & Land’ activity for the week and observed and experienced pupils… Read more »

KS3 Sports Day

On Wednesday 12th July Test Valley school had their annual KS3 Sports Day. Initially there were concerns that it might have had to be postponed due to the early morning rain, but a little rain did not deter our PE department. It was a busy day, with various events taking place around the school – high… Read more »

Dance Festival

Dance festival: TVS Sports Leaders as superheroes

Test Valley School hosted a ‘Superheroes’ themed workshop in dance for our local primary schools. This festival event has been successfully running for 12 years. Sports Leaders, all pupils at Test Valley School, started planning this for this year back in November with Mrs Smith (School Sports Co-ordinator). Pupils from the local primary schools of… Read more »

Primary Athletics

Primary School Athletics at Kings' Somborne Recreation Ground

The Annual Area Athletics took place at King’s Somborne Recreation Ground on Monday 19th June in temperatures over 27 degrees. Despite the hot conditions the pupils performed to a very high level and achieved some excellent results both track and field. The Young Sports Leaders were given instructions regarding the scoring and competition format. They… Read more »

Masters at Golf

All seven local primary schools competed in the Tri-golf challenge at Broughton Primary School on the 7th June 2017. Year 7 Young Sports Leaders helped with the team scoring and watched as the Year 3 and 4 Primary School pupils developed their basic golf skills with various challenges, including ‘reach the target’ and ‘driving range’.… Read more »

Swimming Pool Opens for Summer

Swimming Pool

This week the swimming pool opened for the Summer Term. We are incredibly fortunate to have such a great facility to use and we plan on making the most of it come rain or shine. Swimming lessons are already taking place during PE lessons and pupils are able to use the pool during their lunch… Read more »

Table Tennis Champions

Table Tennis Champions

Our Table Tennis Champions (Annabel Anderson, Alex Dennis, Oliver Middleton and Owyn Ashcroft) who won the table tennis tournament in the Andover Advertiser Table Tennis Final were awarded their trophies recently at a special presentation evening. Mr Dyke commented: “I am very proud of our pupils, they are all very talented players and devote their… Read more »

Paralympian Visit

On Wednesday, Year 9 pupils attended a workshop led by Claire Harvey, a Paralympian volleyball player, and Emma Miller-McCaffrey. The workshop started by discussing what bias and self-awareness are and how people can be prejudiced about other people based on what they can see or hear about them. Pupils then discussed how we form our opinion of others, being… Read more »

KS1 Movement Festival

Last week, four local primary schools attended our KS1 Movement Festival which involved seven fun activities all linked to the theme of movement. Twenty-three Years 7 and 8 Young Sports Leaders worked with the Personal Best Education coaching company to host the activities and make sure the KS1 pupils all had fun. Activities included the… Read more »

Year 4 Humanities and Sports Workshops

Test Valley School welcomed many Year 4 pupils from our local primary schools to come and experience Humanities and Sports workshops. The day was packed with various activities for the pupils to enjoy, with some help from our Year 9 pupils. The sports activities were based on enhancing and understanding many important qualities and how… Read more »

Table Tennis Champions

Annabel Anderson, Oliver Middleton and Alex Dennis — table tennis champions

Test Valley School are very proud of Annabel Anderson, Alex Dennis and Oliver Middleton who won the table tennis tournament in the Andover Advertiser Table Tennis Final. Congratulations to them!