U11 Girls Hockey Champions!

On Wednesday 22nd February the U11 hockey team went to Bradfield College to play in the U11 Berkshire In2Hockey tournament. They faced local schools from all over Berkshire in a busy day of matches. After a fantastic morning where the girls really did play some of their best Hockey the girls finished top of their … Continued

Cross Country Champions at ISA London West Regional Event.

We had perfect cross country running conditions on Friday 3rd February as we took a group of 18 pupils to Sherfield for the ISA London West Regional Event. Each age category had approximately 120 runners,  so it was a very competitive field. All of our pupils performed brilliantly. With special mention to Monty and Maddison … Continued

Sporting Success at the IAPS Regional Swimming Gala

This week we saw our swimmers take part in the IAPS regional school gala at Crossfield school. The competition was extremely tough and all pupils did really well. A special mention to Theo and Jamie for coming 2nd in their events and to the year 6 boys medley and freestyle relay swimmers consisting of Theo, … Continued

Sweet sounds of success at the Berkshire Music and Arts Festival

15 Holme Grange pupils ranging from Year 3 to Year 8 took part in The Berkshire Music and Arts Festival at the weekend where they all did us proud achieving fantastic results.  Sofia Ormazabal gained a Distinction and won the medal for 1st place in the grade 1/2 class with Harriette Fallon in 2nd place and Holly … Continued

Calling all artists! Draw a map of the school to go on the website.

We need to update the school map because of all the new buildings that we now have. The existing map, which should give you an idea, can be found here at: http://www.holmegrange.org/our-school/school-map/ It does not need to be to scale It needs to be in colour and outlined with a fine liner Label areas in … Continued

Past pupil Lewis Ward visits from Reading FC

At assembly this morning Lewis Ward, who is a goalkeeper with Reading FC, spoke to the school about his experiences so far at Reading FC, who has inspired him along the way and what he would like to achieve.  Lewis was a pupil at Holme Grange School when he was first asked to try out … Continued

Gardening Gurus Win RHS Photo Competition.

Our Holme Grange Gardening Club members have been crowned winners of the Royal Horticultural Society’s Photo of the Month Competition. Beau and Leila, seen here with the fantastic winning Butternut Squash they harvested from the Polytunnel, delivered them to the kitchen where they made them into delicious dishes enjoyed by the whole school. Congratulations Gardening Gurus!

Preparations for Armistice Day

Pupils have been busy creating wonderful artwork using our new State-of-the-Art DT equipment. Students used our high tech 3D Laser Printer to create a poignant 3D mural paying homage to the fallen. Perspex Poppy Models were also created and will be ‘planted’ by our prefects during our Service of Remembrance with Captain Thomas Hendriksen of the Grenadier Guards … Continued

Charity Walk and Cakes for Kenya

“Good things are coming down the road. Just don’t stop walking.” – Robert Warren Painter Jr (1949-), American 20th century poet & artist On Wednesday afternoon, in beautiful autumnal sunshine, all the children of Holme Grange School took to the muddy paths of Gorrick Woods for the annual Big Walk in aid of the children of Our Lady … Continued

The Big Draw at HG Monday 31st October – SAVE THE DATE!

The Big Draw is the world’s biggest drawing festival and events are held all over the country for people of all ages and abilities to participate in various forms of drawing. We are holding our own Big Draw events which are open to all pupils and parents. Members of the public may also book a … Continued