Letters Home

On this page, you will find copies of letters sent home to parents.

Year 10 Science Parents Information Evening

Dear Parent Re: Year 10 Parent and Pupil Information Evening 29th January ‘How to prepare for Science GCSE exams’. I am writing to invite you to the Year 10 Parent and Pupil Information Evening (Thursday 29th January) where we will be looking at completing Science GCSE in Year 10 and revision methods to support them… Read more »

Year 10 GCSE Religious Studies (Short Course) Exam

Dear Parent Following correspondence earlier in the school year I am writing with further information on the GCSE Short Course exam and to offer you the opportunity to enter your child into the examination which will take place on the 11th May 2015. This would consist of one exam lasting a total of 1 hour… Read more »

Year 7 Autumn Term Pupil Report

Dear Parent We hope that you find this report helpful in updating you on your son/daughter’s progress through their first term at Test Valley School. All termly reports are now published on SIMS Learning Gateway (SLG). If you do not have an account you will have recently received a letter and account request form in… Read more »

Year 9 Autumn Term Pupil Report

Dear Parent   We hope that you find this report helpful in updating you on your child’s progress through their first term in Year 9.   All termly reports are now published on SIMS Learning Gateway (SLG). If you do not have an account you will have recently received a letter and account request form… Read more »

Year 10 Autumn Term Pupil Report

Year 10 Autumn Term Pupil Report Letter - Dec 2014

Dear Parent We hope that you find this report helpful in updating you on your child’s progress through their first term in Year 10. All termly reports are now published on SIMS Learning Gateway (SLG). If you do not have an account you will have recently received a letter and account request form in the… Read more »

Year 11 Autumn Term Pupil Report

Year 11 Autumn Term Pupil Report Letter - Dec 2014

Dear Parent We hope that you find this report helpful in updating you on your child’s progress through their first term in Year 11. Of course, this report only provides a snapshot. We hope that you will join us for the Year 11 Parents’ Evening on Monday 15th December (4.30-7.30pm) to review his/her progress in… Read more »

Year 7 Bletchley Park Trip – May 5th 2015

Bletchley Park letter to parents

Dear Parent The Mathematics Department is organising a trip to Bletchley Park for Year 7 pupils to support their learning.The aim of the trip is to enrich the pupils’ experience of studying mathematics. This is the second time that this trip has been run and I do believe it will be a really valuable day for all. The visit will enable pupils to tour the location of Britain’s code-breaking centre during the Second World War. It will also include a presentation on ‘The Maths of Enigma’ looking at how mathematics was used to change the course of history. The cost of the trip will… Read more »

GCSE History Visit to ‘Hitler on Trial’

Dear Parent On Friday 6th February 2015 the History department is organising a trip to a theatre in Newbury to participate in a performance of the acclaimed theatrical revision experience known as ‘Hitler on Trial’. Whilst not a requirement of the course this show is designed to help pupils prepare for their GCSE History examination.… Read more »

Headteacher’s Letter, December 2014

Headteacher's Letter December 2014 with PTA_Page_1

Dear Parent I am delighted to report that since my last letter to parents in September our GCSE results for this year have risen again. Our final headline figures for this year are therefore as follows: 69% of pupils achieved 5 or more A*-C grades including English and Mathematics 83% of pupils achieved A*-C grades… Read more »

Year 11 Prom at Oakley Hall Hotel

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Dear Parent The Prom Committee have been working very hard to organise a celebration of Year 11 pupils’ five years at Test Valley School. This has culminated in the decision to organise a prom at Oakley Hall Hotel, Rectory Rd, Oakley, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG23 7EL on Thursday 25th June 2015 from 7pm to 11pm. The… Read more »

Carol Concert 2014: Year 7 Performance

Carol Concert Y7 2014

Dear Parents, In music lessons, your son/daughter has been learning a couple of Christmas songs and I would like to include a performance of these in this year’s Carol Concert, which takes place at 7pm on Thursday 11th December at St Peter’s Church in Stockbridge. It would be fantastic if a large number of Year… Read more »

Carol Concert 2014

Dear Parent Your son/daughter has expressed an interest in being involved in this year’s Carol Concert, which is taking place on Tuesday 11th December at 7pm in St Peter’s Church, Stockbridge. The choir, orchestra and smaller ensembles and soloists will be performing alongside seasonal readings, staff choir and congregational carols and I would like to… Read more »