Here are some of the recent events which have taken place at Hampton Infant School and Nursery. Click into them to see what we have been doing.
KS1 NEW OUTSIDE PLAY EQUIPMENT
The new playground equipment was installed over the Easter break. The children came back to school to find a new playframe, climbing wall, target shooter and playground markings. The project has transformed the KS1 playground and the children have been excited to try out the new equipment and have given lots of positive feedback!
The project has been funded by HISNA and a Healthy Schools Grant. We would like to say a huge thank you to HISNA and to the parent community for supporting our events which makes projects like this possible.
YEAR 1 VISIT TO ALL SAINTS CHURCH
Year 1 children enjoyed an assembly given by Reverend Gareth Wardell, then visited All Saints Church the next day to explore the church and the Christian faith as part of their RE curriculum.
The choirs of HPP took place in the Singing Festival on Wednesday 27th March 2019. The children performed together at the Rose Theatre along with other schools in Richmond. Their singing was fantastic and we were so proud of the children.
The Living Eggs were delivered on Monday 18th March in time for Easter. All of the eggs have hatched and the children are visiting to watch the stages to learn about the life cycle of the hen.
COMIC RELIEF DAY 2019
Children and staff wore red for Comic Relief . We had a fun day and collected £366.50p for the charity.Thank you to all those that made a contribution.
KIDZ FIT WORKSHOPS
The whole school took part in Kidz Fit workshops during Wednesday 13th and Thursday the 14th March. The workshops are linked to PHSE educating the children on the importance of leading a fit and healthy lifestyle, discussing healthy eating, 5 a day, vitamins and breakfast. The children also took part in physical activities and great fun was had by all!
Our activities during book week included:
Story teller Kevin Graal spent the day in school on Wednesday 6th March working with all of the classes;
HISNA organised a 'Reading Cafe' in the hall. Children brought a cushion and enjoyed reading and listening to stories, whilst enjoying the refreshments supplied by HISNA.
The class photographs have been booked for Tuesday 21st May 2019. This year both the Infant and Junior School have changed to a different company that offer a wider range and type of photograph with competitive pricing. As before ordering will take place online and we are confident parents will be pleased with the outcome.
PARENT EVENING SYSTEM
The school has changed to an online booking system called Parent Evening System. Parents need to visit the web site to book their appointments and Ietters below has a step by step guide how to do this. The parent/teacher consultations on Wednesday 13th and Thursday 14th March 2019 will open for bookings on Thursday the 28th February 2019.
Reception, Year 1 & 2 online booking system
Nursery online booking system
YEAR 2 WISLEY TRIP FEB 19
Year 2 enjoyed a trip to Wisley to support their Rainforest topic. They had lovely weather and a good time was had by all.
YEAR 1 ROBIOTICS LEGO WORKSHOP
Each Year 1 class took part in a Robiotics Lego workshop on Thursday 14th February. The workshops are designed to build and program robots using their creativity and imagination, whilst learning the basics of robotic construction. After building the children were able to test their creations!
CHRISTMAS AT HISN
We have done Christmas in style! Following a fabulous Christmas Fair organised by HISNA, the children have had their Christmas shopping days, Christmas parties with a special visit from Santa and his elves, and Christmas lunch. The performances were enjoyed by all and the the ticket entry worked really well. Thank you to the HISNA team and parent volunteers for all their help and support. The children have had a wonderful end of term.
Thank you for your generosity - we collected £719 from the performances for Crisis, and £252 from the Christmas Jumper MUFTI for Save The Children.
STEM WEEK COMES TO HISN
STEM week at Hampton Infant School and Nursery; this means the children’s learning had a particular focus on science, technology, engineering and maths.
Nursery and Reception were focusing on Space, Nursery made some rockets whilst Reception made cloud dough, moon dust and volcanoes. Year 1 were focusing on 'Radical Reactions'; they did experiments with ice, made slime and created fireworks using water and vitamin C. Year 2 were learning about volcanoes they made them erupt using bicarbonate of soda and vinegar!
The children had lots of exciting visitors too. The Science Museum visited and did a bubble show for children from Nursery to year 2. They made some of the biggest bubbles we had ever seen and some children were even inside a bubble!
Year 1 were visited by a nurse and a doctor, they spoke about the human body, they even brought a life size game of Operation which the children had a go at playing.
One of the parents; came to talk to our Year 1 and 2 children about her work as a neuroscientist, she talked to the children about how our brains work.
The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) also visited and did an assembly all about atoms. We learnt how atoms behave in a solid, liquid and gas. They did some amazing things with Liquid Nitrogen.
Wow! What an especially exciting week we had! Thanks to all the parents and carers who came into school for this special week.
Congratulations to Ilona class 9 for winning the Mayor's Christmas card competition! Also to Koby class 6 for being runner up in the Rt Hon Sir Vince cable's Christmas card competition. We are very proud that we have such talented children.
PARENTS GUIDE TO TAPESTRY
Tapestry is an online system which allows staff and parents to record their child's learning journey in our Early Years Foundation Stage. Please see the slides from the presentation.
Guide to Tapestry
HPP MUSICAL EVENING
he HPP musical evening at All Saints Church in Hampton was a wonderful showcase for the talented children of HPP. The audience enjoyed the Hampton Primary Partnership choir, orchestra and ensemble groups.
YEAR 1 PHONICS INFORMATION FOR PARENTS
The Year 1 phonics information session was very well attended and parents founds the information very useful.
Year 1 phonics information
Y1 Phonics presentation for parents
YEAR 2 SATS INFORMATION FOR PARENTS
YEAR 2 SATS INFORMATION PRESENTATION
YEAR 2 COMMON EXCEPTION WORDS
The year 2 SATs information session was very useful and well attended by year 2 parents.