On Friday 30th November, children, parents and carers from our school took part in a Lantern Parade through the centre of Thame. It was a milder night than previous years and John Hampdeners were out in force! It was a special scene and always marks the start of the Christmas season for Thame. The families
On 13th November, children from across Key Stage Two competed in the Oxford City Cross Country event at Oxford Spires Academy. The squad raced against teams from ten other schools and were a real credit to JHS throughout the day: they put huge amounts of effort into their own races and really supported each other. Our
UPDATE: Having waited a week for all the money to come in, the school will be banking the fantastic sum of £414.72. The total raised this year is £334.03, which is a few pounds up on last year.
On Wednesday 1stNovember, John Hampden School took part in a Family Lantern Workshopin the Jackson Hall. It was a busy session with parents, carers and JHS children, past and present, taking part in the making and decorating of willow lanterns for the Christmas Lights Parade on Friday 30thNovember. We were aided in our endeavours by
What a great first term we have had in Year 4. The children and all the staff have enjoyed all the art and craft activities. We have used mod roc to wrap our pretend Pharaoh’s (which ranged from large teddies, to plastic dolls, we even had bananas) and then created a sarcophagus for these to
As part of our topic ‘Tomb Raiders’, we had a very fun filled Ancient Egyptian day. The day consisted of four fabulous activities which the children thoroughly enjoyed. The company Clever Cogs Learning were invited in to the school to take the children on a puzzling adventure. The children entered the three tombs and were