Monthly Archives: April 2017

A cracking time at Kimbolton School

With technology the margin of error can be very small – not enough energy can end in disaster. This is what one of our two teams taking part in the Kimbolton Technology Challenge discovered yesterday. The task was to design...

Wildlife in our grounds

We are lucky to have our wonderful grounds. It enables our pupils to burn off energy at break time and to participate in our daily games sessions. Our grounds are also a haven for wildlife. Most people see the squirrels,...

Pre-Prep Science Club

Something new this term is the Pre-Prep Science Club, open to our Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 children, that is being run after school by Mrs Ashburner in the Junior Science Lab. This is a fantastic opportunity for some...

Trebuchet Challenge

At Lockers we enjoy a competition – in the main Prep School boys are very competitive! When Mr M Phillips set the Year 7 boys the challenge of making a trebuchet in technology, this just screamed competition! What, you may...

Cricket v Westbrook Hay

You can always tell when the cricket season starts because that is when the weather gets cold and it starts to rain, or in our case, hail. Teachers gather together in anxious groups, either looking at the sky or looking...

Eagle Eye

While it might look beautiful and peaceful, the reality is that our natural environment is really a battlefield with species either trying to out compete each other or eat each other. With that in mind, our Year 1 and 2s...

Charity Fund Raisers

One of the things that really impresses me is when pupils use their own initiative and do things they care about. A case in point happened over the weekend at the Little Gaddesden Football Club end of season tournament. Three...

Boarders Challenge

The first weekend of the summer term sees the boarders doing a series of individual challenges – throwing frisbies, doing strange things when blindfolded, dizzy bowling, golf, lawn darts etc. Each event has it’s own champion and competition is fierce....

Cricket v Aldwickbury

The first cricket of the new season saw Lockers taking on Aldwickbury. The pitch had been prepared to perfection and the wicket was very fast due to the exceptionally dry weather we have had. Unbelievably, after a very cold morning,...