Year 3 Tate Museum Project

The Year 3 students at Hampton Court House have been lucky enough to take part in a large collaborative art installation. Steve McQueen, Oscar winning film director, together with Tate, Artangel and A New Direction, are working to photograph every Year 3 primary school class across the whole of London....

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Tower of London Trip – 22 November 2018 Year 7 & Year 8

How did John Gerard escape from the Salt Tower using just a feather and an orange? Is there really a talking giant’s skull underneath the tower’s foundations? What did Anne Boleyn say to her decapitator? Which wild and exotic animals were kept in the Tower for 600 years? These were just a few questions...

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Bay of Naples Trip – 2018

The Bay of Naples Trip 2018 was a rip-roaring success combining culture, classics and geography with good humour, enjoyment and a liberal sprinkling of kindness and fortitude in adversity.

The Year 9, 10, 11 & 12 students spent six days and five nights in the beautiful setting of the Sorrentine peninsula.... The distinctly un-Italian weather that Italy experienced last week led to air and sea turbulence and attraction closures. Herculaneum, Pompeii, Mount Vesuvius, Napoli and Capri were all on the itinerary. The students also completed a treasure hunt around Sorrento, learnt about organic farming methods at a collective farm, and made pizzas from scratch. They will be producing a video log (vlog) for next Wednesday’s lunchtime assembly.

A huge thanks to to Katie Hager-Conroy, Tom Clery and Caroline Géhin for everything that they did to make the trip work.

Please do all click on @HCHTrips to see the Twitter feed.

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Sports Day 2018

The Middle and Upper Years Sports day was held at the Xcel centre in Walton. With the sun shining bright, the action kicked off with a commanding win from Ryan in year 9 storming to first place in the 100m with a time of 13.28 seconds.

During the 800m, where we saw an impressive performance from Dylan... in Year 9, taking control of the race from the go developing and maintaining a clear lead. In the Year 7 and 8 girls 800m we were treated to a fantastic race in which Hope took a confidant lead to only be over taken by Zoe with 30 m to go.

It was all go on field as well with William B in Year 10 throwing 16.25m in the Javelin. Ana in year 6, known for her sprinting jumped 3.87m. The high jump made its first appearance at a HCH sports day and the performance of the day come from Alexis in Year 9 who cleared 1.35m to win the event.

The afternoon was capped with competitive 4x100m relay for each age group.

Well done to all competitors for a fantastic sporting display. This year’s sports day winning house was Wright.

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