Archive | February, 2016

Curriculum and other awards 26/02/2016:-

Pre Prep: Hawks – Sam Harris-Hankinson for his courage and self-belief in writing Kestrels – James Powley for always trying his hardest in everything he does Owls – Tom Davies for being kind and helping other Kites – Hari Chandegra for writing a wonderful recount with a thoughtful question at the end Robins – Holly Owen […]

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Eco Workshop

On Tuesday all children in Years 3 to 6 took part in an Eco Workshop which aimed to promote their understanding of sustainability. A representative from Green Up Your Act; an Eco-awareness group, visited the school and led the workshop. Children learned about sustainability issues, discovered a revolutionary way for buildings to be made sustainably […]

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Miss Whiterod is running the Marathon!

London Marathon News With just less than 60 days to go, Miss Whiterod is in full swing training for the London Marathon. With 26.2 miles of pavement to cover, she is busy pounding the pavements of Wokingham in a bid to be ready! She is raising money for Whizz Kidz – a wonderful charity who […]

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Tycoon Success

In the Tycoon for Schools Competition we are very proud to announce that one of our Year 7 groups “Lip Luv” were selected in the long list and were highly commended for their business, even though they narrowly missed out on being selected for the final.  This group made flavoured lip balms from natural ingredients […]

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Safer Internet Day

At Holme Grange School we are committed to trying to protect our children online and we always try to educate them about Internet Safety.  Tuesday 9th February was Safer Internet Day which is a day commemorated worldwide in an attempt to make the internet a better place.  Children in Years 5 – 9 had an […]

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Curriculum and other awards 12/02/2016:-

Pre Prep: Hawks – Lyall Kennedy for his effort and determination with his times tables Kestrels – Sammy Maffin for an excellent piece of independent writing Owls – Jessica Ingham for her exemplary behaviour and super questions on our school trip Kites – Mary Kelly for using an excellent story telling voice when reading aloud […]

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Reading Fringe Festival Drawing Competition

Several children in the Prep school have been working hard to enter this year’s Reading Fringe Festival Drawing Competition.  The theme this year is “Diversity: Let’s Celebrate”, where children have been asked to depict scenes of any event that they celebrate.  The entries have now been posted and we wish them luck in the competition, […]

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Year 5 Stonehenge Visit

Year 5 visited Stonehenge on Thursday 11th February to consolidate and develop their understanding of Myths and Legends. It was also an excellent opportunity to prepare for our novel in the Summer Term, Stig of the Dump. We were blessed with glorious weather and the stones looked most impressive with the sun reflecting off them. […]

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IAPS Regional Swimming Gala

On Tuesday 9th February, the IAPS Regional Swimming Gala took place. Congratulations to the following pupils who all took part; J.Snelling, L.Green, E. Conduit, E. Smith, J.Hawkins, J. Green, T. Snelling, L.Dharwar and L.Clayton. They did fantastically well with a number of them scoring 1st place in their heat. This was however, a time trial […]

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