On Friday 6th December, children, parents and carers from our school took part in a Lantern Parade through the centre of Thame. It was a crisp, Christmas night and John Hampdeners were out in force! It was a special scene and always marks the start of the Christmas season for Thame. Families carried their lanterns
Year 3 worked hard at making shields for battle day. They learnt how to march and work as a unit, using the correct commands and working as a team. Both classes had excellent Centurion leadership. They discovered how important it was to stay close to one another and keep formation.
This year John Hampden was wild and untamed for Artsweek! We felt the sand beneath our feet and the sun on our faces as we explored the Savannah on an art safari. The hall became a watering hole at dusk, an African bull elephant dominating the scene, as the animals of the plain came to
Term 3’s Music Lesson focus on African Music in the run-up to Arts Week culminated in an amazing ONEDRUM day for all our children, with dancing and singing sessions for the younger children and African Drumming workshops for KS2 classes. It was a magical experience for the children, ONEDRUM delivering magnificently on their promise that they