Monthly Archives: June 2016

Cubs build shelters

For the second week running the Cubs had to change their plans. We had hoped to go swimming to earn the Swimming Badge, but unfortunately it was too cold in our outdoor pool for this to be a pleasurable experience....

Headmaster for the day

In our recent Summer Ball Auction one family bid for their son to be Headmaster for the day. They were so determined to win that both husband and wife bid – not realising they were bidding against each other. To...

Pins and needles

You can tell when something is going well by the noise level. I’ve taught this Year 8 and I don’t think they have ever been so focused in my lessons – you could hear a pin drop! There was a...

Parachute Fun

I always find it fascinating to watch how behaviour changes when you get a parachute out. The first thing the children do is smile – then they get very loud! As soon as they get a handle of the parachute...

Cross Curricular Day

Each year we spend a day at school where the pupils come off their normal activities and work in their Set (House) groups. This year the theme was “Brazil”. There were some very interesting activities, from cooking to dance, blow...

Harvest Time

It’s harvest time at Lockers – at least the first harvest this year. Hopefully there will be more! Today it was the turn of the broad beans to be picked. They’ve grown wonderfully with all the rain we’ve had –...

Congratulations George!

It is great when we hear news about our Old Boys, especially if they have done really well. George Panayi is a case in point. He left Lockers in 2011 (pictured here playing against Aldwickbury). He went to Shrewsbury School...

Southend

Over the last few years it has become a tradition that the Boarders go to Southend on the penultimate Sunday of the summer term. They were lucky – the sun shone and they had a fantastic time at Adventure Island,...

Old Boys’ Cricket

It’s been a busy weekend at Lockers. On Saturday 24 New Boys – those starting in September – came to see us along with their parents. They did a variety of activities before finishing with a Treasure Hunt. It is...