Monthly Archives: May 2018

Balloon Debate

The Balloon Debate is one of those quirky events that can be great or can be a bit flat. It all depends on the characters chosen and the amount of research the boys put into those characters. The idea is...

1st XI v Kingshott

The British have a reputation for being obsessed with the weather – this is certainly true if you are in a Prep School in the cricket season. Will it rain? Do we call the match off? Have we got enough...

Simultaneous Chess

Each summer term, Steve Law, a County Chess player comes to Lockers Park to take on 16 boys at chess – all at the same time. Since Mr Law started coaching the Lockers Park team things have got much harder...

Young computers

Some of our very youngest pupils, our Reception Class, have been getting to grips with our new iPads. This year has seen a massive investment (that is still continuing) in our IT provision. As well as 15 new interactive digital...

Year 6 Assembly

Each of our Forms has to prepare and present an assembly once a year. Today it was the turn of B6R who, led by Freddie, did their assembly about animal conservation. Freddie is fantatical about animals! The assembly was informative...

Geography Field Work

Mr Dawes, our Head of Geography, is trying something new this year. He is doing the field work needed for Common Entrance with the Year 7s’, a term earlier than normal. This will allow the boys longer on their project....

Our Hero

The Year 1 children have been learning about super heroes and we have been very fortunate to welcome a real life super hero into the Pre-Prep! Mrs Cross ran the London marathon in order to raise funds for Anthony Nolan....

Natural camouflage

Each week our Year 1 & 2 pupils go out into the grounds for their Nature and the Environment lesson. They’ve been learning about hiding in the shrubs & today they put on some natural camouflage – soot from burnt corks....

Uppingham Skills Day

Uppingham Skills Day is one of the favourite trips that the Year 5s do. Mr Moubray takes a group of pupils to Uppingham School and they do a range of skills based activities. These range from basha building – with...

Boarders Games & BBQ

It is amazing what a difference a day makes. On Saturday the cricket was washed out & on Sunday it was a beautiful day – ideal for the boarders games and BBQ. The Games are something that happen every summer...