Monthly Archives: October 2015

String Orchestra

Each Saturday morning the String Orchestra meet for a rehearsal. I am always staggered by the quality of what I hear – as a non-musician I am VERY envious of the opportunities that our boys have. With over 30 in...

Set Maths Competition

In recent years, at the start of the year, we have organised Set (House) competitions in English, Maths and Science. Today it was the turn of the mathematicians. One boy from the As (years & 8), one boy from the...

Cub Investiture

Tonight the 7th Hemel Hempstead (Lockers Park) Cub pack reached new heights – the largest number of invested Cubs since the pack started nearly 5 years ago. Watched by some of their parents 20 Cubs were invested – each one...

Hedgehogs

As it is autumn I decided to take the Pre -Prep children out hunting for hedgehogs as autumn is the time you are likely to see them as they forage for food. The children had great fun kicking the leaves...

Basket Ball v Edge Grove

The number of sports played at Lockers is huge, and guess what – we are very competitive! Our basketball team is a case in point. Basketball is a minor sport at Lockers, but when Edge Grove throw down the challenge,...

C3R visit St Albans Abbey

As part of their Religious Studies curriculum our Year 3s visited St Albans Abbey. This is a great trip as the boys really get involved. Joshua “baptised” Edward and Bishop Tony preached to his flock. I’m not sure what William...

Syria Appeal

Every now and again a pupil at the school comes up with a fund raising idea that they are passionate about. Earlier in the summer, Daniel and his family were on holiday in Greece when he saw a refugee family...

Bat hunt

The 7th Hemel Hempstead (Lockers Park) Cubs went hunting tonight. Don’t panic – no weapons were used! Going up to The Boxmoor Trust’s Old Barn, Westbrook Hay, we went looking for bats. Armed with bat detectors, not only did every...

Football v Kingshott

Thankfully the rain decided to stop just before play commenced – it actually turned out to be a nice afternoon. On the pitch it was incredibly even and the results could have gone either way. The 1st XI went 2-0...