Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Expedition

The Bronze Duke of Edinburgh group had their practice expedition last weekend around the area of Bradfield and Pangbourne. The group had to navigate their way across much of West Berkshire using just a map and compass. As well as walking, the group were responsible for cooking their own food by trangia and putting up … Continued

Year 7 perform at WADE

This Wednesday Y7 performed a short concert at WADE to entertain the elderly. There was a mixed programme with the whole year group singing a song, followed by various instrumental solo performances, a poetry recital and a dance display. The residents were very appreciative and year 7 did Holme Grange proud. Many thanks to Miss … Continued

West Surrey Athletics Success

Well done to all girls and boys who competed in the West Surrey Athletics last Wednesday at the Guildford Spectrum. As expected the competition was tough with some outstanding performances throughout the day. The children conducted themselves extremely well particularly when battling against torrential rain, making some events even more challenging. Our most impressive results from … Continued

HG goes to the polls in Mock EU Referendum

As the country goes to the polls to decide the country’s future in the European Union, pupils at Holme Grange will be getting involved. They are experiencing democracy first hand with their own Mock Referendum. The parties will be presenting their views to their fellow voters on Thursday 23rd June. Mock campaigns actively engage the … Continued

Junior Maths Challenge Triumph

The UK Mathematics Trust organise maths competitions. Two of these competitions are the Primary and Junior Maths Challenges. The Primary Maths Challenge is run in November and the Junior in April with “Olympiad” and “Kangaroo” rounds following on in June. The Primary Challenge is organised for Year 6 pupils and the Junior Challenge is aimed … Continued

Nicholas strokes the top notes at Hever Castle

Congratulations to Nicholas who played with the National Children’s Orchestra of Great Britain last Sunday at Hever Castle. This is an annual event for the orchestra and we are very proud of Nicholas who played within the First Violin Division. Nicholas particularly enjoyed the final piece called ‘Highland Cathedral’ by Kork because a set of Bagpipes … Continued

ISA Athletics Success

Many congratulations to all those pupils who took part in the ISA London West Athletics meet last Wednesday. They did exceptionally well and conducted themselves brilliantly on the day. There were some fantastic results but a special mention needs to go to Jake S, Edie H, Eve P and Monty N who all came 1st in their … Continued

Gemma’s success at IAPS International Art Competition

Congratulations to Gemma Y9 whose artwork was entered into the International annual IAPS Art Competition, iART. Her ceramic autumn leaf gained 3rd place in the year 9-10 category, a considerable achievement. There were hundreds of entries from all over the world and the standard was extremely high. As a prize winner, she has been invited to attend … Continued

Alex’s Tennis Success

Alex finished in 1st place in the Berkshire 10U LTA Winter Leaderboard. This is the third season in a row that Alex has held the No1 position. Alex played in 16 LTA Tennis Tournaments in 11 counties. Well done Alex!

Teatime with The Link Visiting Scheme

On 16 May we hosted our very special friends for tea, cake and a gentle concert. Guests from The Link Visiting Scheme, with whom the school has formed a partnership, came from all over the Wokingham Borough to enjoy some light-hearted entertainment and happy conversation. Entertainment was provided by the children who played the piano, sang … Continued