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
Some of the children on Field Week might not have known they were being led by a celebrity! The children of Group 3 had Dan as their instructor, he was one of a few members of the South and Mid-Wales Cave Rescue Team that were instrumental in the Thai cave rescue. Welsh rescue team played vital
The morning started with a bit of a rush as the female staff forgot to give the girls their wakeup call. We set off for our penultimate activity. Two groups remained onsite for high ropes whilst the other two groups faced the caving challenges, deep underground at Porth yr Ogof. Their toughest challenge yet was
Due to the continued cold weather, we had porridge and bacon baps to fuel us for the day (lots of strong coffee for the teachers!). Two of the groups stayed on-site to tackle the high ropes course, climbing wall and the zip wire. The other two groups went canoeing on the canal, crossing over at
A heavy covering of frost greeted us this morning as we woke from our slumber. Thankfully, the weather warmed up before we went out on the day’s activities. Groups 1 and 4 spent the day underground, exploring the cave system of Porth yr Ogof. The other two groups went canoeing. Group 2 paddled down the