Letters Home

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

Proposed Trip to Boston and New York

After enjoying a successful trip with 45 pupils to New York and Washington a year ago we would again like to offer a similar trip for the October half term holiday of 2015. This time we have altered the itinerary slightly, but feel that this trip will offer pupils a fantastic educational experience as it… Read more »

Year 9 Spring Term Pupil Progress Report to Parents

Year 9 Spring Term Pupil Progress Report to Parents

Dear Parents We hope that you find this report helpful in updating you on your son/daughter’s progress through Year 9. Of course, this report only provides a snapshot. We hope that you will join us on Monday 31st March (4.30-7.30pm) to review progress in greater detail and establish targets for the Summer Term. All termly… Read more »

Launch of Key Stage 3 Reading Booklet

Launch of Key Stage 3 Reading Booklet

Research has shown that reading regularly will enhance a child’s examination potential and language skills. Furthermore, with the new GCSE English Language focusing even more on SPAG (spelling, punctuation and grammar) and the National Curriculum’s focus on Reading for Pleasure, it seems more important than ever to make reading an enjoyable but compulsory part of… Read more »

Year 9 Parents’ Evening

The Year 9 Parents’ Evening will be held on Monday 31st March in the School Hall from 4.30 – 7.30pm. All subject teachers will be available for consultation and pupils should arrange appointments with them over the next few days.  We would encourage all pupils to attend with their parents and play an active role… Read more »

Year 10 Parents’ Evening & Top Tips for Revision

The Year 10 Parents’ Evening will be held on Monday 24th March in the School Hall. All subject teachers will be available for consultation and pupils should arrange appointments with them over the next few days. We would encourage all pupils to attend with their parents and play an active role in the consultations. Could… Read more »

Yearbook Letter

We are currently in the process of making the Yearbook 2014. This will be a great souvenir of our time at Test Valley and will be filled with photos and memories for our year group from Years 7 to 11.

Test Valley School Ski Trip 2015

We are planning to go to a resort in either France, Italy or Austria, all of which offer excellent value for money as well as ski areas ideally suited to a school party’s needs. The full cost per pupil is not yet known but in the past has been between £700 – £800 Destination prices normally… Read more »

Headteacher’s Letter, March 2014

Firstly, as we cross the ‘half way point’ in the school year, my thanks for your ongoing support. We value the opportunity to work closely with you as much as possible and believe a successful home-school partnership has a tremendous impact on your child’s progress at school. We have now undertaken seven parental surveys since… Read more »

Year 11 Leavers’ Hoodies

Would you like to own a hoodie celebrating us leaving Test Valley School this summer? It will be a pullover hoodie, with a big 14 on the back and the names of everyone in the year inside the number 14. The choices of colour will be on display outside Pupil Services.