U11 Boys ISA Rugby

“There is no shortcut for hard work that leads to effectiveness. You must stay disciplined because most of the work is behind the scenes.” On Friday the 3rd of November, a strong 12 man squad journeyed to Bedford Athletic Rugby Club, to compete in the ISA National Rugby Tournament. Each member of the squad committed … Continued

Burley Lodge Interschool Competition

On Saturday 14 October the Holme Grange Equestrian Team entered Burley Lodge’s Interschool Dressage competition together with other local schools Reddam House, Yateley Manor, Crossfields and Sherffield.  Erin on Guinness, achieved 2nd place and Max, on Rusty, achieved 3rd place in his class.      

NACE – We have been re-accredited!

We are delighted to announce that we have been re-accredited with the NACE Challenge Award for excellence in provision for More Able and Talented Pupils. Re-accreditation of this Award is given for sustaining high quality work by the whole school, teachers and governors, in challenging all pupils, including those with high abilities, to achieve their … Continued

Golf success

  On Friday 6th October, the sun was shining as Oliver and Sebastian, both year 7, represented Holme Grange at the ISA London West Golf competition. The boys played at Huntswood, which neither of them had played before, and should be very proud of themselves as Oliver won the competition overall and Sebastian finished in … Continued

Visit from GB Hockey player

This week we welcomed hockey player Sam Ward.  Sam made his international debut in 2014 and played for Great Britain in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. Sam ran a training session for our senior hockey players running through several field hockey ball techniques and finishing with a short match.  In the evening Sam joined our … Continued

Our First GCSE Result are “Excellent!”

Our GCSE results – the first for Holme Grange – were excellent, only two Y11 pupils but some of the Y10 students, and one Y9 also took examinations this summer. The press warned us the results could be down this year and that the higher grades were going to be even harder to achieve. I … Continued

Equestrian Success

Erin and Max took part in an open show at their yard  and have both qualified for the Sunshine tour. Erin came first in the minimus showjumping and family mount. Second in the pairs show jumping competition. Max came third in the veteran class and fifth in fancy dress and jumped a clear round.  Well … Continued

Ava Tree Water Drone conquers Amazon!

Ava T in Year 3 has won the regional ‘Design a Drone’ competition. Ava was awarded the top spot for designing her Tree Water drone, which would deliver water to help irrigate forests. Amazon and the UK Civil Aviation Authority announced the winner at Friday’s school assembly where winning student Ava T was presented with gift baskets … Continued