Monthly Archives: January 2016

Tring Museum

15 minutes from Lockers is Tring Museum, part of the Natural History Museum. I think it is a fantastic place, but it certainly isn’t everyone’s cup of tea as it is full of stuffed animals: birds, apes, whales, spiders, dogs...

Maple Lodge Waterworks

For several years Lockers has had an Eco Committee – boys elected by their peers to represent their Form and do various Green activities around the school. They recycle paper, turn off lights, tend the school allotment and go to...

U9 & U8 Rugby v Edge Grove

On a beautiful sunny spring afternoon ALL of our Year 3 and 4s went over to Edgegrove for an afternoon of Rugby. The U9A & B teams played contact, the rest were playing touch. All the teams enjoyed their afternoon...

Pre Prep Playtime

The Pre-Prep children enjoyed a lovely sunny morning play on our playground. Some of the toys have been donated to Pre-Prep from Lockers Park families- thank you very much!  

Rugby v Summer Fields

The rugby season is now under way and today’s games took me back to my youth. This is how I remember rugby being played – out in all weathers, the damper the better! Of course damp conditions meant that handling...

Space Travel Agency

It’s all happening down in the Pre-Prep! They’ve just opened up a new Space Travel Agents – I’m surprised Richard Branson hasn’t found his way there. This is of course to help them with their topic “Space”. You can’t be...

Predator or Prey?

How silently can you avoid your predator? This was the questioned posed to the pre prep boys and girls as a blind folded “predator” tried to catch them. In fact they weren’t silent at all – they were stamping their...

The Chemistry Around Us!

Our Year 5s went to Bedford School to see Mr Stuart Knight, Head of Chemistry, demonstrate how a range of common chemicals behave when you do various things to them. There were, of course, lots of bangs as various gasses...

Effort Grades

How do you tell pupils how they are doing? Of course there are many ways. All teachers will be verbally telling their pupils in lessons how they are doing and how they can improve, and there is marking in books....