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

Hitting all the right notes at the Windsor Piano Festival!

Great news – Aurelia was first in the grade 2 class at the Windsor Piano Festival. She won the gold medal and also the Stephenson Cup for being the best performer in the Grade 1 to Grade 3 classes. She received a score of 90 (Outstanding) from each of the three judges.  Gabriel also received … Continued

Mrs Robinson Leaps for Link!

“I survived! And had a ball!” Mrs Robinson has both feet back on solid ground after she launched herself from an aeroplane at 15,000 feet and then went into freefall at 120mph to raise money for the Link Visiting Scheme. The Link has been helping older people confront the effects of loneliness and social isolation for … Continued

Shanice Awarded Highly Commended in iART 2017

Congratulations to Shanice for achieving an award of Highly Commended in iART 2017. Since 2013 the Independent Association of Prep Schools (IAPS) has been running an annual art competition, the IAPS Art Competition (or iART Competition). Submissions are received from all over the UK so it is a very large competitive platform.  An exhibition of reproductions of the winning artworks … Continued

ISA Judo

Congratulations to the Holme Grange Judo team, who entered the ISA Judo competition at the weekend. It proved to be a successful day with plenty of silverware up for grabs. Well done to all that took part and for some brilliant results. The results:-   Seth Bronze Lyall Silver Leila Silver Lucas Gold Beau Silver … Continued