Monthly Archives: November 2016

Christmas is coming

As a teacher you know it is coming towards the end of term because you are in the middle of report writing, but you really know it can’t be far away when you go into the Boys’ Hall and see...

Year 1 & 2 Map the grounds

Nature and the Environment lessons are all about making the most of opportunities as they arise. Today the temperature fell to -5 degrees and the ground was covered in frost. The pupils enjoyed looking at the frost, breaking up some...

Year 7 & 8 Informal Concert

Music plays an important part to life at Lockers. Each term there is an “informal concert”, where all of those who learn an instrument get onto the stage and play that instrument in front of an audience. Today it was...

Any Questions?

A distinguished panel of Year 8s took part in this afternoon’s Any Questions? debate. The questions were different to previous years, largely due to the political situation this year and ranged from: Do you believe Brexit is good for the...

The Last Football of the Season

Yesterday saw the last football matches of the season, with every fit boy in Years 5-8 representing the school. We played against 3 schools – Edge Grove, Heath Mount and Westbrook Hay – quite a logistical nightmare. Well done to...

Magic Sticks

How on earth can bamboo canes be magic? Firstly by the discussion they provoked – Were we going to catch pandas? Did I know they ate bamboo? They come from China – or is it Japan? Secondly, the canes worked...

La Bamba

At Lockers we are very proud of our music. Today the String Orchestra (all 34), entertained the school by playing “La Bamba” in assembly. Mr Shaw conducted (standing in for Mrs McClelland) and Mr Phillips accompanied with the piano. Unfortunately...

C3R visit St Albans Abbey

Yesterday afternoon our Year 3 boys went to St Albans Abbey. They came back absolutely buzzing. They discovered a little bit about the history of the Abbey – how it was made with materials from Roman Verulamium and how it...

Waddesdon Manor

Each Saturday and Sunday, while many schools are closed for the weekend, Lockers is a hive of activity. Saturday morning sees the pupils in lessons and on most Saturday afternoons there are matches. This Saturday was different as there were...