The Reception Classes have learnt a version of the story ‘Handa’s Surprise’ as part of our ‘Thame and Beyond’ topic. We have learnt the story by heart using a story map and Makaton signs to prompt us. In previous years we have invited parents into school for a workshop where they learn and retell the
As well as learning about the importance of Remembrance day we decided to create a poppy display for all of Thame to see. Every child in the school, from Nursery to Year 6, made a poppy to display on the tree in front of the Old School House. The children and teachers worked very hard
As part of the Year 2 Great Fire of London topic, the children were able to use their art and design skills to create their own representation of a Tudor house in 1666. The children had a fabulous time and enjoyed setting up their houses to replicate a ‘John Hampden School Pudding Lane’.
A group of year 6 children were keen to start a newspaper for the school. The first edition is hot off the press ready for you all. We hope it will be a fortnightly issue (though may become twice per term if too demanding) as the team are very keen and other year 6’s are
Here is the long-awaited Ukulele Assembly (put on hold last year because of Lock-Down) Originally this would have taken place when the children were in Year 4, but here are this year’s Year 5’s, performing some songs outside (so they could sing too!) and a few others inside. I hope you agree with me that
These are some photographs from Year 4’s two weeks at Summer School with Mr. Surman & Mrs. Braybrook. The children wrote recipes for the ‘marshmallow/ fruit kebab skewers’, created them and ate them all up too! They also were listening to the fiction story, ‘There’s a Werewolf in my Tent’. So they created non-fiction posters