Letters Home

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

Year 10 Information Evening for Parents and Pupils

Year 10 Information Evening for Parents and Pupils

Dear Parent, I would like to invite you and your child to join us for an Information Evening on Thursday 16th October. As you will be aware your child has just commenced their Key Stage 4 education and the beginning of many of their GCSE examination courses. This evening is an opportunity to consider the… Read more »

Year 8 Parents Consultation Workshop

Dear Parent Test Valley School’s Curriculum Innovation Group is a group of staff who meet regularly to consider and review the curriculum we offer our pupils. We are currently exploring the curriculum for our Year 8 pupils when they progress into Year 9, with a view to still providing them with a broad and balanced… Read more »

Hengistbury Head Geography Trip

As part of the Year 9 Geography course pupils have been learning about tourism. This year the Geography Department are pleased to be able to offer a visit to Hengistbury Head to look at tourism as well as coastal formations and various forms of coastal management. The trip will take place on Wednesday 15th October.… Read more »

Year 11 Parents and Pupils Information Evening

Dear Parent, We would like to invite you to an information evening where you will have the opportunity to find out more about the year ahead so that you will be able to continue to support and prepare your child as they face their final two terms here at Test Valley School. As you may… Read more »

Headteacher’s Letter September 2014

Dear Parent   As we settle back into another new academic year I welcome back all our pupils, staff and parents. I also extend a warm welcome to all those who have joined our school community this year.   I look forward to working with you all in the coming year and would like to… Read more »

French Trip to Chateau Beaumont

French Trip to Chateau Beaumont

Dear Parent In the second half of the summer term 2015, we plan to take Year 7 & Year 8 pupils on a visit to France. The purpose of the visit is to extend the pupils’ education beyond that which we can achieve within the classroom. Hopefully they will make discoveries and enjoy experiences which… Read more »

PE Lessons — Kit Requirements and Procedures

Dear Parent The majority of our pupils always arrive for PE lessons with their correct PE kit and this is to be commended, however when a pupil does not it can interrupt the start of the lesson and disrupt the learning of all pupils whilst the teacher follows this up. The information below is intended… Read more »

Year 11 Futures Event

Year 11 Futures Event 2014

Dear Parent On Wednesday 17th September 2014 we will be holding our annual Futures Event for Year 11. This year the event offers an individualised programme of talks from a range of colleges and career areas. All pupils will receive a presentation from the British Army on the wide range of career opportunities it has… Read more »

Headteacher’s Letter July 2014

Dear Parent This letter has been posted home to all parents of the coming Year 8 to Year 11 to ensure you are fully informed of important information. Also enclosed are ‘Key Dates For Parents 2014 – 2015’ and School Uniform 2014-15. We approach the end of another very busy and successful year. As a… Read more »

“Journey’s End” Theatre Trip Cancellation

July 2014 Dear Parent Unfortunately, due to lack of numbers, the proposed theatre trip to see “Journey’s End” at the Watermill Theatre, Newbury, has had to be cancelled. We appreciate this will be disappointing although the English Department Staff would like to thank you for your support. We hope that any future theatre trips will… Read more »