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We try to give our pupils lots of different opportunities to experience a variety of activities to enhance their lives and learning opportunities.  Here are some examples of activities that have taken place in previous years:
Reading Week, Arts Week, Book Week, Citizenship Week, Remembrance Week, Science Week, Walk to School Week, Enterprise and Problem Solving Week, Careers Week, Visitors, Mile Run, Music Concerts, Music Workshops, School Trips, Residential Trip, Summer Fair, Christmas Fair, French Trip, Dress Up Days, Visiting other Schools, Charity Collections, Harvest Collection, Recycling, Ecological Awareness, Music Festivals and Sports Tournaments.

To find out what activities are planned this term click here for the school calendar.  For sporting activities news and photographs click here.

There are many school clubs for the children to attend.  Some are run by staff and others by outside organisarions. Many of these clubs are free.  For more information about school clubs click here.

See below for our latest activities.  If you would like to see more pictures go to our Photograph Gallery by clicking here.


Hampshire Music Service Vocal Festival 2019

Velmead Voices are taking part in a Festival on Tuesday 19th March 2019 with 5 other local schools.  Our children will sing with up to 100 singers to perform music that they have been practicing this term.  Mrs Alison Kelly from Hampshire Music Service (HMS) will be conducting this huge choir.  She visited Velmead in January to teach the children some of the songs.  The final concert will be held at Calthorpe Park School in their hall, to an audience of friends and family of the children.  

Remembrance Week November 2018

As part of Remembrance Week all of the pupils and some of the staff painted rocks to be placed in three display beds in the school grounds.  There were over 600+ rocks painted in total, some special ones were painted with the names of the fallen men of Fleet and Church Crookham.  The final results of this amazing activity can be seen in the photographs below. 

Author Visit from Megan Rix 15th November 2018

Science Week 29th October - 2nd November 2018

Qinetiq Assembly

During Science Week every child has been involved in Science Experiments and learning to explore the world of science. 


Fleet Music Marathon 27th October 2018

This was a charity event organised to raise money for the Army Benevolent Fund.  The music played during the event varied across all music tastes from Rock, Pop, Jazz, Classical, Military Bands etc.  Our Recorder Ensemble and Ukulele Band took part for a 20 minute slot, this was a great opportunity for the children to perform in a large hall to an audience that included the Mayor.  A wonderful experience for all and we helped to raise over £3500. 

Ocean Stars Variety Show 6th October 2018

The Advanced Ukulele Band  and Recorder Ensemble took part in this annual concert, this is the 11th year that we have supported this event.  All of the children performed with great confidence,  Mr Howard, Mrs Burrell and Mrs Mack were exceedingly proud of their musical performances and behaviour during the concert.  The concert was organised as a fundraiser for the Ocean Stars Trust raising £775 during the evening.  Click here for more information about this local chairity. 


Book Fair 14th - 18th May 2018

The Book Fair gives the children the opportunity to purchase books, a large percentage of the sales is given to the school to spend on new books for the Library.  The children really enjoy choosing their books as you will see in the photographs below.

Spelling Week 15th - 19th January 2018

During the week all classes had fun learning different ways to spell.  There were lots of games and activities all to make learning to spell an enjoyable experience.  At the end of the week we held a Spelling Bee, this was held in the hall in front of the whole school  The best speller from each class was chosed to take part, there was also a chance for the teachers to have a go as well.

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