Monthly Archives: May 2017

Fencing Success

Freddie Ford is already making waves at national level and he excelled himself again in the IAPS Fencing Championships at Millfied Prep last weekend coming third in the U11 Sabre competition. There were two rounds of poules, each poule consisting of...

Minibeast hunt

Most of us go around not really looking at what is around us – we are usually in a rush to either go somewhere or do something. When you do take the time to look at what is around us...

Year 4 Assembly

We try to have each form in the school present at least one assembly over the year – today it was the turn of C4F. They spoke about a subject dear to their hearts – Lego. We learnt some fascinating...

Uppingham Skills Day

Each Summer term Mr Moubray takes a group of Year 5 and 6 boys to Uppingham School for a skills day. The range of activities they do is impressive: basha building, cooking, water polo, fencing, shooting etc. The boys who...

Clay

Clay is one of those things that many teachers hate – it really gets your classroom messy.  Of course, it doesn’t really matter in the Art Room.  Clay is certainly proving to be popular this term with projects throughout the...

Microbes

Microbes are all around us, but unless we are ill or have something go mouldy in the fridge we very rarely think about them. Mr Iqbal, our Head of Science, invited an expert in to talk to the Year 6...

Balloon Debate

The idea is that you have a number of historical characters flying in a balloon high over Lockers when the balloon has a crisis and starts to plummet to the ground. To save themselves the ballooners (debaters) need to justify...

Art Scholars

At Lockers Art is taken very seriously, even more so by a group of boys who regularly go to the Art Extension group. Many of these are looking to the future and their next school, hoping to earn themselves an...

1st XI v Aldwickbury

At last the cricket weather has arrived – it must have been brought to us by the swifts who have, this week, returned back from Africa. With the good weather we also managed to put in a good 1st team...

Pre Prep Science Club

I think all pupils are scientists at heart – they all like mixing things together and seeing what happens and if there is a hint of danger, even better! Today our young scientists were investigating colour change when vinegar was...