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Welcome from the Headmaster

Bliss was it in that dawn to be alive.
But to be young was very heaven!

Some may question whether Wordsworth’s lines written over 200 years ago can be applied to world events today.

At Hampton Court House, we strive to equip our children with the emotional literacy they will require to negotiate the vicissitudes of life and thus to find happiness and fulfilment.

The School is distinctive in the weight we place on achieving fluency in other languages; we instil in all our pupils a firm cultural and artistic framework, which underpins all their academic studies. And we seek to empower our students with the confidence to express themselves effectively in both their public and private lives.

We work with sparkling young minds – which sometimes need to be channelled and which sometimes need to be given free rein. Such is the paradox of education – there are no rules. Original thought requires the ability to think beyond, to adapt, to change and to innovate. All this is quite different from that necessary and vital skill of passing examinations, where there most certainly are rules (they’re called ‘mark schemes’) to be followed.

The lively debate between the conflicting demands of the heart and mind shapes, and continues to shape, our thinking at Hampton Court House and consequently our approach to the children in our care.

Please do come and visit us. I like to think that here to be young is indeed very heaven.

Guy Holloway MA (Cantab), NPQH, FRSA

Headmaster

Thursday, 27 Apr 2017, 2.30 pm

Lower Years Open Afternoon

Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 2.30 pm

General Open Afternoon (Middle and Upper Years)

Thursday, 11 May 2017, 2.30 pm

Early Years Open Afternoon

Monday, 3 Jul 2017, 7 pm

Sixth Form Open Evening

Book Open Days

Today
  • 12.00 Selected Art Exhibition (MH)
  • 14.15 Y5&6 Netball, Newland House v HCH
Tomorrow
  • 14.00 Y9-11 Basketball, Twickenham Academy v HCH
Friday, 31 Mar
  • HCH Ski Trip – French Alps
  • 13.30 – 14.20 Little Friends' Easter Egg Hunt
  • 16.00 End of Term
Saturday, 1 Apr
  • Easter Holiday
Friday, 14 Apr
  • Easter Holiday
  • Good Friday
Saturday, 15 Apr
  • Easter Holiday
Sunday, 16 Apr
  • Easter Sunday
  • Easter Holiday
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Hampton Court House is an independent co-educational school. We take children from Nursery (three year olds) to Year 13 (eighteen year olds). The Sixth Form opened in September 2015.

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