Race for the Line Great Britain – We are through to the National Finals!

The competition is intended to inspire tomorrow’s engineers and scientists with a national rocket car racing competition involving around 70,000 Year 7 / S1 students in England, Scotland and Wales.  Student teams design and make a foam rocket car and (optionally) wheels and axles.  Visiting Rocketeer teams from the competition’s Navy, Army, RAF and Academic partners have … Continued

Eaton Grange visit to Imperial War Museum (Duxford)

This amazing visit comprised a review of four units of study for the IGCSE History curriculum. From an interactive Cold War presentation entitled ‘The Shadow of the Future’, the delivery and discursive nature of which was facilitated by Mr Holdway, Mr Hopkins, Mr Plumpton, Mrs Braithwaite and Mrs Welsh, to engaging with hands-on exhibits of … Continued

Young Entrepreneurs raising money for charity!

Well done to our enterprising pupils for their brilliant fundraising idea. Grayson, Seamus, William, Charlie, Qasim, Thomas, Daniel, Christopher and AJ filled balloons with either plastic pellets or flour to make stress balls which they sold to pupils and staff for 50p each.   Once they realised the potential they showed great Empathy and Understanding and decided … Continued

World Book Day Week Door Decorating Competition

Everyone showed great creativity and commitment to the Alternative approach to Book week where the children all took the opportunity to decorate their classroom doors and convert them to book covers!  The winners are as follows: Pre- Prep – 1Kites Jack and the Beanstalk   Prep School – 4 Larch with Captain Underpants Eaton Grange … Continued

Finding Futures Graduates

Many congratulations to all the Finding Futures children who graduated on Tuesday 6th February. All the children have progressed enormously since September improving skills such as communication, self-awareness, confidence and resilience. They have had regular coaching sessions with experienced coaches who have encouraged all the children to make targets to achieve over the six month … Continued

Finding Futures – World of Work Day

Holme Grange pupils involved in the Finding Futures programme with Yes Futures, spent the day at the Hewlett Packard offices in Bracknell last week. This trip is their ‘World of Work’ experience and is designed to give the students an experience of specific place of work. Ten children from another Primary school taking part in … Continued

Holme Grange U12 make the IAPS National Final!

On Friday 24th November our U12 girls took park in the IAPS National Finals up in Ipswich. The girls were incredible throughout the day and conducted themselves in a mature and professional manor. They played 6 games in the group stages, winning 4, drawing 1 and losing just 1 game. They ended second in their … Continued

Pupils ‘Stuff the Butchers’ in the Stafford Winter Show Sausage Comp!

A small group of Holme Grange Pupils attended the Stafford Winter Show to see the livestock being shown and take part in a sausage making competition run by the Junior Pig Club. The children watched a demonstration from the butcher on how to make good quality sausages using top quality meat and then went on … Continued

Quiz Club Competition Results

    Congratulations to Sachin, Thomas, Nicolas and Mert for achieving 3rd place today at the local heats for the Quiz Club Science Championship Competition at St John Beaumont School – Windsor!  There was a great deal of stiff competition from prominent local schools and the boys did us very proud.