Monthly Archives: March 2016

U9 Edgegrove Tournament

Our U9A team played their last rugby of the season at the Edgegrove Tournament today. They played Edgegrove in the first of 7 matches and unfortunately still seemed to be asleep. They lost. After that the team did wake up and...

An introduction to microbiology

Mr Filer came in today to give an introduction to microbiology. He  talked about bacteria, yeasts and moulds, how they reproduce, what they “eat”, how they live and die, what they can do for us, good and bad. He did a little...

Lockers Park Book Day

Each year we celebrate Book Day – this year we were slightly behind the rest of the UK, but we got there in the end! The pupils and Staff made a fantastic effort to dress as a favourite book character...

Counting Outside

I thought this week I’d do a quick assessment of the Pre-Prep children & we started by doing some counting. They were very impressive. They then had to go and find 20 similar objects. I think they all thought I...

Science week

This is an action packed week in the Science Department. As well as having a number of visiting scientists the boys are also competing in the Set Science Competition. Each Set had to provide 3 boys – an U9, an...

Rock Climbing

Hemel Hempstead is a strange place. If you talk to anyone who doesn’t know the town they are very dismissive “A horrible New Town” being the usual comment. Actually Hemel has quite a history: St Mary’s Church in the Old...

Heath Mount Cross Country

We couldn’t have asked for a nicer day for a cross country match. Lockers went over to Heath Mount to take on three other schools. As ever, the competition was fierce with everyone participating giving their all. Very well done...

British Science Week

This week is British Science Week and at Lockers Science is becoming very high profile! In the Science Lab we had a very special visitor – a real scientist, Richard Boyle, who works for local company Henkel. The last time...

Boarders Activities

Lockers Park is a traditional boarding Prep school – we are open 7 days a week and, of course, we have to make sure our boarders enjoy their weekends. Each Saturday and Sunday members of staff are on duty and...