Monthly Archives: March 2015

U9A Edge Grove Tournament

U9A Edge Grove Tournament

We had hoped to top off a terrific season with a triumph at Edge Grove, but sadly this was not to be. Unfortunately some of the schools we were up against were much larger than us and we struggled to...

Stowe Humanities Day

Stowe Humanities Day

Mr Moubray took a group of Year 8 boys to Stowe for the day. He described as being one of the best trips that he had done and talking to the boys on their return they all thoroughly enjoyed their...

Colts v St Edmunds

Colts v St Edmunds

The Colts A and B teams both ended their season on a high with convincing wins over St Edmunds. For those aficionados of rugby who turn up week after week the thing that has most impressed this season has been the level...

Carpet Bowls Final

Carpet Bowls Final

I doubt that there are many Prep Schools in the UK, let alone Hertfordshire, where the sport of carpet bowls is taken seriously. It is here at Lockers! The final was the culmination of a term’s competition and it was...

Science and Technology Week

Science and Technology Week

DON’T TRY THIS AT HOME!   This week Science is very much in focus with a national Science and Technology Week and a solar eclipse on Friday.(if you want some safety advice on viewing the eclipse have a look here:...

Problem Solving

Each week our two Year 3 classes join together for a problem solving lesson. This is maths with a difference. Instead of writing out endless sums they have to learn to think logically. The interesting thing that I’ve noticed is...

1st and 2nd XV v Haileybury

1st and 2nd XV v Haileybury

The season finished for the 1st XV with a narrow defeat to Haileybury. It was a superb game and the final score was 21-17. The 2nd XV finished their season with an outstanding victory – 22-10. Finlay scored 3 tries....

Scouts sleep on HMS Belfast

Scouts sleep on HMS Belfast

What better way to spend a night during exeat than a sleepover on the HMS Belfast? 17 very excited boys and 3 leaders headed for London on Friday afternoon and boarded this magnificent vessel for a 24 hour insight into...

C3D areoplane Science

C3D areoplane Science

As Scientists one of the things we try to instill in the boys is the idea of “fair testing”. Today C3D had to come up with a “fair test” for some paper planes that they made. There was a hearty...

Cs’ Set cross country

Cs' Set cross country

Normally we run the Set cross country as a whole school event, but due to fixture clashes we had to run the Cs’ event separately. U9s are very competitive and no quarter was given. As an added incentive the fastest...