Ruby’s Charitable Chop!

It is with great pride that we share the news that Ruby O took the brave step of having her beautiful long hair cut off in order to help others.  Ruby wanted to support a charity that produces wigs for Pre-teen girls undergoing chemotherapy treatment. As you can imagine, this was a very big step for a … Continued

U13 County Hockey Success

Congratulations to our U13 girls who secured their place in the South regional Hockey finals after coming top two in the Berkshire schools County competition. The girls travelled to St Mary’s school to play the County round, they won all four of their group games and went onto play Thorngrove (2-0 win), St Andrews (5-2 … Continued

School scoops top award for safety excellence

We have been recognised by The National Safety Certification Scheme for Schools, known as SafetyMARK, as having ‘excellent’ safety standards. The SafetyMARK scheme aims to provide guidance for schools and to recognise and reward those schools that have gone the extra mile to create a safe environment for staff, pupils, visitors and contractors. After a rigorous … Continued

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!