Valley Road School

Children Make Heart-Warming Cards for Care Home Residents

Councillor Paula Isaac and our Editor Michaela Clarke delivered Christmas cards school children had made for residents in care homes in and around Henley over the weekend.  Over 300 cards […]

Henley Gets Festive as Card Competition Winner Announced and Christmas Tree Arrives

Henley took a stride into Christmas this with the arrival of the Market Place Christmas tree and the announcement of the Mayor’s Christmas Card Competition winner. As the 35 foot […]

Wicked Halloween Treats at Schools

Schools in Henley enjoyed spook-tacular activities on Friday to celebrate Halloween this year.  At Badgemore and Valley Road Schools, pupils were invited to carve and decorate pumpkins with some unboo-lievable […]

Tyre-less Fun!

When the pupils at Valley Road School returned to school their eyes lit up to see their old worn out play area on the top field had had a magical […]

Theo Wins French National Online Chess Championship

Ten year old, Valley Road School pupil Theo Khoury who has dual British and French nationality last week won the French national chess online championship in the U10 category with […]

School Children Enjoy Waves of Workshops as Part of Ocean Themed HYF

Henley Youth Festival is over for another year but children in local primary schools were free to move or chill out with 80 hours of drama, science, music, dance and […]

Youngsters Have Swell Time Performing at Kenton

Talented young people in Henley got the chance to perform on the Kenton theatre stage over three nights as part of the Henley Youth Festival 2020 programme which had an […]

Big Splash of Ocean Inspired Entries in Youth Festival Competitions

The ‘Oceans’ themed Henley Youth Festival writing, film, art and cartoon competitions inspired entries that included ocean creatures as well as the impact of plastic and climate change on our […]

Sea of Runners at Hilly HYF Run

A sea of runners could be seen on Saturday morning enjoying the HYF Run around the Borlase field (next to Henley Rugby Club) and then up the hilly field behind […]

Young Musicians at HYF Junior Proms Dazzle Audience With Musical Prowess

Junior Proms brought together many of Henley’s most talented young musicians, with performers as young at five dazzling the audience with their musical prowess. On Sunday (8 March) at Rupert […]