This year saw John Hampden enter new desert plains that we have never ventured into before! We took a magic carpet ride across the sand dunes of the Middle East to the fantasy land of Agrabar, enjoying midnight at the Oasis under the stars amid flowing Bedouin tents, exploring the Kasbahs of Morocco to find
This week has flown by – like a magic carpet ride! It is hard to believe that only four days ago we started with a blank canvas. The transformation is incredible and we still have one day to go! Tonight the big clear up began and it was wonderful to see all of the children’s
Day 3 and once again the hall was filled with eager artists of all ages! The hall is looking incredible and the main backdrop is taking shape nicely. Meanwhile, in the classrooms classes are busy with their own projects, making treasure chests filled with jewels and and gold. The children are also trying to guess
What a difference a day makes! Our Jackson Hall is now covered in paint, glitter, models, jewels and more. We could not do it without the help of our volunteers and by the looks on their faces they are having just as much fun as all the children. Ms Nichols gave me a sneaky peak
One day in and our school is buzzing with Arts Week excitement! Our Jackson Hall has been transformed once more in to an artist’s paradise and children from across the school have already come together to begin our journey to the world of Aladdin!
Our school librarian Mairi Lovatt-Smith hosted an event with The Book House and Thame Library this weekend. Superstar author Ruth Quayle, whose books include the Magnificent Mabel series, came to visit our lovely town and spoke to many of our John Hampden School families. She even posed for a picture with our Hampden Way bag!