Monthly Archives: May 2016

Golf

At Lockers we have some incredibly talented pupils – I sometimes wonder how they fit everything into their busy lives. Golf is a case in point. It takes a lot of practise to become a good golfer and that takes...

Clay tiles

I love this time of year – the leaves on the trees are now out and they look so green. Today the Pre Prep pupils learnt about why trees have leaves and what the leaves do. They were introduced to...

Tring Museum

Our Pre Prep  children are studying the rain forests this term and while they would have loved a visit to Brazil it was much easier to take them to Tring Museum. Here they were able to get up close to...

Bushcraft lunch

One thing about boys is that most of them are always hungry. They get even hungrier when they cook their own food, which is what they did for lunch today. On the menu – wild rabbit, stewed with mixed vegetables,...

Quadrangular Athletics

At Lockers we are incredibly lucky to have a first rate athletics track just down the road at Jarman Park. It’s so good it was used as a training venue by some of the Olympic teams. Each year four local...

River study

As part of their science curriculum Year 5 visited The Boxmoor Trust to study the River Bulbourne. They learnt all about the water cycle and then examined the River Bulbourne more closely. This is a river with good water quality...

Cubs making damper

The 7th Hemel Hempstead (Lockers Park) Cubs have been in action this evening. Firstly they started by making some fires – a harder task than normal, due to the rain we had yesterday. Once they had all accomplished this, they...

Hand washing Part 2

Well the results are in. Mr Filer returned to school to discuss them. There was some good news – the antibacterial gel used in school is very effective, but the best results were where someone washed their hands with soap...