Monthly Archives: June 2015

The Swimming Gala

  On what has to be the warmest day of the year it was some relief if you were taking part in the swimming gala – the water was deliciously cool. Unlike the athletics, swimming has both the set (House)...

The Allotment

  This year Mr Iqbal has made some of his science very practical. Instead of just growing plants in the Laboratory he has taken over the allotment! Year 4 have really enjoyed learning about germination, plant parts and growth by...

Lockers Park Scouts Water Fight

It was with great excitement that our Scouts headed for the Lockers Park swimming pool for what has become the annual end of year water fight. The sun was shining and the temperature was really warm for a change, and...

Pre-prep Art with Angela Rossi

The Years 1 and 2 had a wonderful time at Angela Rossi’s studio helping to create a piece of artwork for the new Pre-Preparatory School.  They were using our own recycled paper, pulped and coloured, to create oval shapes.  They...

Summer Concert

The weather was kind and the Concert was fantastic! Starting in the Centenary Hall the audience were treated to some fantastic music by some of the more senior boys. The concert then moved outside where the picnics were spread. EVERY...

Set Athletics

The last Saturday of term normally sees the Individual Athletic Finals, but this year the postponed Set Athletics took place. This is one of my favourite events because EVERY boy in school will take part in 5 athletic events, competing...

The end of an era

This term sees the end of an era – the last term since September 1962 that Roger Stephens will be at teacher at Lockers. Roger was educated at Repton had a Gap year at Lockers before going to Durham. He...

Athletic Heats

Over the last couple of years we haven’t been terribly lucky running our athletic events – the weather has affected things. This year it was no exception with the Set Athletics being rained off – but hopefully it WILL happen...

St John’s Concert

For the last 15 years or so Lockers Park has taken part in the St John’s Church lunchtime concerts. Today we took 51 boys down to the church – not bad for a school of 150! The String Orchestra (all...

Cross Curricular Day

Each Year Mr Rees organises a day where there are no formal lessons, based on a theme. this year it was Army v Navy  – our Sets (Houses) are all named after famous generals or admirals. Of course a huge...