What a great day, full of sunshine, for Vernon the caterpillar to make his way through the lush meadows of JHS children and parents. A tremendous amount of work was put into the construction of the caterpillar, so many parents and staff gave up their own time to make sure everything was ready on the
This year’s Science Week theme of “Flight” has been a huge success and the children have really “taken off” and “flown” with the idea. We had a visit from Wheatley Birds of Prey where the children were able to have a close look at some amazing birds. The John Hampden wildlife were looking a little
The Year 6 all went to Warner Brothers Studio to see the making of Harry Potter. The journey by coach was very quick, taking only 45 minutes. Once there, the children were sorted into groups and had their luggage checked by security so they could remove anything that could be harmful. After a long wait,
What an amazing day we have had! Dressing up, terrifying raids, archery and blood curdling battles took place across the school. The children are sure to remember Viking Day for a very long time. During the day the children were first visited by a Monk from Lindisfarne where he told them about the first ever
The Year 3 classes spent time making their Roman shields, and then had the opportunity to enjoy an ‘invasion’ with Mr Eyre. They had previously had the opportunity to hear some of the Latin commands, which one child from each class called out to their classmates. Their favourite command was forming the ‘tortoise’ or ‘Testudo’.
John Hampden Primary School children and parents are bringing joy to refugee children in northern France this week. The school ran a Christmas Appeal entitled “50 Bags of Joy” with local group Bread and Roses for Refugees. Children were invited to join in by an assembly given by Junior Members of Bread and Roses, Ruby