Monthly Archives: October 2016

Reception PE

Life on our Reception class is very exciting with the pupils doing lots of things for the first time. Each week they come up to the Prep School to do PE. Today they got the apparatus out for the first...

Pre Prep Harvest Assembly

I always love going along to performances by the youngest pupils in school – they are often doing things for the very first time and you never quite know how things will work out. I’m pleased to report that everything...

Jungle Jo

A visit by Jungle Jo is always eagerly anticipated. “What will she bring this time?” being a frequently asked question. As ever, Jungle Jo didn’t disappoint – a lizard, large constrictor, a toad and a tarantula being this year’s visitors....

Edible Maths

When Miss Connelly came into my room to borrow the camera for a Year 6 Maths lesson I looked forward to seeing the pictures. I was told the lesson was on ratios and fractions, so I was expecting to see...

Football v Lochinver House

Fantastic to see most of the senior part of the school in action this afternoon once again, this time against some strong Lochinver House teams.   Hopefully the boys will make the most of the half term holiday and come...

Poetry Competition

The Poetry Competition is one of the highlights of the term, a culmination of poems that have been performed over several weeks by ALL the pupils in the school. Tonight 27 boys took to the stage to recite poems to...

Scouts Investiture

This week 7th Hemel Scouts held their biggest investiture evening so far, with 18 new Scouts making their promise. Investiture evenings at Lockers Park always involve a Parents v Scouts challenge “Are You Smarter Than Your Scouting Son?” This year...

Hedgehog Home Hunt

With autumn fast approaching our thoughts turned to where some of the animals that live in our grounds might go for winter. Some take a holiday and fly to Africa. Some struggle through the colder weather and some hibernate. We...

Harvest Service

The Reverend Michael Macey, St John’s, Boxmoor, came to deliver our Harvest Service. He spoke about water – how important it is for a good harvest and how often water is forgotten about when we look at food. He also...