The Nursery and Reception children were busy last week creating a special something for you to enjoy. We wish we could have invited you in for a live performance, but we know that you’ll be as proud of them as we are for their amazing adaptation of ‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt’. Please sit
The Reception Classes have learnt a version of the story ‘Handa’s Surprise’ as part of our ‘Thame and Beyond’ topic. We have learnt the story by heart using a story map and Makaton signs to prompt us. In previous years we have invited parents into school for a workshop where they learn and retell the
As well as learning about the importance of Remembrance day we decided to create a poppy display for all of Thame to see. Every child in the school, from Nursery to Year 6, made a poppy to display on the tree in front of the Old School House. The children and teachers worked very hard
As part of the Year 2 Great Fire of London topic, the children were able to use their art and design skills to create their own representation of a Tudor house in 1666. The children had a fabulous time and enjoyed setting up their houses to replicate a ‘John Hampden School Pudding Lane’.
Y6 have been learning all about the English Civil War and who John Hampden was. As part of our learning, we visited Thame Museum to learn more about the war and to see a replica ‘John Hampden’s Regiment of Foote’ civil war uniform. On the way there, we visited Greyhound Walk in Thame, which was
In place of the Reception and KS1 phonics events that usually take place we have created a phonics presentation that you can watch instead. Hopefully it will give you more of an idea about phonics teaching at JHS and answers some of your questions about phonics, reading and writing in the EYFS and KS1. We