Monthly Archives: April 2016

School Allotment

There has been quite a bit of talk in the press recently about how important it is for children to see where their food comes from. One very important area is growing their own food. At Lockers we are very...

Cub Shelter Building

It’s funny how different teams interpret the same task. “You need to build a shelter for 2 people to protect them from the rain.” Six Sixes and six totally different approaches. Half of the Sixes produced a pretty decent shelter that...

Environmental Quality Study

As part of our Geography curriculum the Year 3s do an environmental quality study of the school grounds. Personally I think we have fantastic facilities and some really wonderful grounds, but it’s a good idea to get new views. As...

Colts Cricket v Heathmount

The cricket season is on us, so what does it do? Snow in the middle of the matches! In our home games two pairs of very evenly matched sides competed against each other in mainly sunny, though cold, conditions. Each...

Eagle Eye

You might think what a funny name for an activity “Eagle Eye”, until you realise that the activity is teaching the pupils about hiding, camouflage, the importance of colour, staying very still and food chains – all while having fun....

Pre-Prep visit Kew Gardens

The Pre-Prep children have started their topic ‘The Rainforest’ off with a bang with a visit to the fabulous Kew Gardens! We were incredibly lucky with the weather and even managed to have a picnic over-looking the beautiful lake, surrounded...

Boarders Individual Challenge & BBQ

On the first Sunday of the Summer term the Boarders have an individual challenge. Several members of Staff offer an activity, such as garden dart throwing and then the boys compete against each other, on a knock out basis, to...

Cub S’Mores

The first full day back at school also saw the 7th Hemel Hempstead (Lockers Park) Cubs have their first meeting of the term. The summer term is my favourite one of the whole year as, weather permitting, all of the meetings...