Monthly Archives: January 2016

Berkhamsted Castle

Mr Moubray really likes to make history “real”. Our Year 5s are studying The Normans, so he took them to a Norman Castle. Luckily Berkhamsted Castle is only about 15 minutes away. He had the boys “attacking” the castle –...

U9 Rugby

Rugby has been a bit hit and miss this term, largely due to the weather. Gone are the days when you played no matter what the conditions were like – we have to be far more careful. The recent rain,...

National Space Centre

As we entered the Space Centre, passing directly underneath a massive rocket,  there was a red button on a table that very clearly stated “Do Not Touch”. What did they do? Of course, they pressed it. A rumble was heard,...

Music Scholars Assembly

It is that time of year again, when a number of boys set off to their future school trying to impress them with their musical ability. Today, as a warm up, 5 of our Music Scholars performed in front of the...

Brass Ensemble

At Lockers we take music very seriously. As you wander around the school it is rare not to hear some music being played somewhere. Throughout the week various groups work on pieces to play in concerts. Today I cam across...

Cub First Aid

At the start of most Cub meetings we play a game – today it was a version of hockey involving two teams, but with only one player at a time from each, competing for a bean bag. Cubs can be...

Year 4 photographers

In their second week of going around the school taking cameras the Year 4 boys became a little more adventurous this week – pushing the boundaries! “Can we go into the Chapel?” Yes. “Can we go outside?” Yes. What I...

Year 5 Science

Science at Lockers is really quite exciting, with a large number of lessons being practical ones. This term Year 5 are studying Electricity and today were learning the difference between the electricity we use daily and static electricity. We are...

String Walk

Each Wednesday break the pupils at school get “Slatter”. What you might ask is “Slatter”? It is, of course, sweets – usually a small bar of chocolate, but today a Curly Wurly. The origin of the name comes from when...