Headteacher, Andrew Hampton delivers his final weekly virtual assembly of lockdown, and wishing all our students and famililies a wonderful Summer break.
Headteacher Andrew Hampton delivers his Presentation Day 2020 speech via video, marking the end of an extraordinary year in Thorpe Hall School's history. He looks back at the school through the decades and how we have grown stronger through tough times in the past through continued investment, growth and success. He particularly thanks the Thorpe Hall parent community for their unstinting support, especially in recent times, and congratulates and thanks the teachers, students and parents for how they have coped so commendably with the pandemic. Have a wonderful summer!
Headteacher, Andrew Hampton delivers his weekly assembly to the whole school by video. He talks about what the Year 7, 8 and 9 students who came back into school this week got up to, and looks ahead to September.
In the last of our weekly Teacher Shout Out video series, we hear from our Upper School's English Department who share a truly epic collection of tales from lockdown. The teachers challenge each other to read out their best examples of creative writing and analysis from students across all year groups. Impressive work - well done everyone!
Headteacher, Andrew Hampton delivers his weekly assembly to the whole school by video. He talks about the last few weeks of term and looks ahead to September.
This week's Teacher Shout Out from Thorpe Hall School comes from Lower School's Year 5 Teacher, Mrs Whitehead. Her class have been journeying around the planet throughout lockdown, and she shares some lovely pieces of work. She's delighted to have her whole class now back in school.
Headteacher, Andrew Hampton delivers his weekly assembly to the whole school by video. He talks about all the changes that have been happening as we welcome more students back into school, and reflects on his reading habits in lockdown, and the importance of developing this passion from a young age.
This week's Teacher Shout Out from Thorpe Hall School comes from Mr Sandford, our Head of Design & Technology. He talks about the projects our Upper School students have been working on throughout lockdown, and shares some mesmerising marble run videos from Years 7 and 8.
Headteacher, Andrew Hampton delivers his weekly assembly to the whole school by video. He talks about how wonderful it is to see some of our Lower School students back in the building and the potential for other students to return in the coming weeks.
This week's Teacher Shout Out from Thorpe Hall School comes from one of Lower School's Year 3 Teachers, Miss Eakins. She shares some fantastic examples of work from her class in a range of subjects including history, maths and something completely 'outside the box' too!
Headteacher, Andrew Hampton delivers his weekly assembly to the whole school by video. He shares his thoughts on school re-opening, encourages those not returning to keep up their tremendous home learning efforts, and discusses the important issue of anti-racism.
This week, Mrs Dowdeswell our Head of Art shares some of the fantastic artwork being created at home by our Upper School students, and urges us all to stay creative!
Headteacher, Andrew Hampton delivers his weekly assembly to the whole school by video, shares his appreciation for teachers, parents and students and wishes everyone a lovely half term.
Ever wondered what remote learning looks like in Lower School from the teacher’s perspective? We asked Year 3 teacher Mrs Smale to take us through an average day from home, and this is her video diary. We hope you enjoy this lovely insight into how lock down life looks for our teachers.
This week, Mr Ramdin our co-head of Lower School at Thorpe Hall School introduces the Stop Motion video project that Years 4 -6 have been working on, including a showreel of their impressive work so far.
Headteacher, Andrew Hampton delivers his weekly assembly to the whole school by video, and talks about the recent changing guidelines and potential of schools starting to re-open in the coming weeks.
This week's Teacher Shout Out from Thorpe Hall School comes from Mr Hume, Mrs Tufal and Mrs Hill, our Upper School Science teachers. They talk about how they are teaching remotely, including practicals, and mention students who deserve a shout out for their great work.
This week's Teacher Shout Out from Thorpe Hall School comes from Lower School's Year 2 Teacher, Mrs Winter-Cole. She shares her highlights of the week and tells us bout some of her classes adventures!
Headteacher, Andrew Hampton delivers his weekly assembly to the whole school by video, and talks about the importance of connecting with friends and family online as lockdown continues. He also celebrates one of the silver linings - how wildlife has responded to the quiet streets in cities around the world...
This week's Teacher Shout Out from Thorpe Hall School comes from Upper School's History Teacher, Mr Jones. He highlights a few students and classes who deserve a special mention for their amazing work and attitude. Keep it going Thorpe Hall!
Mrs Barlow, Thorpe Hall School's Counsellor and Wellbeing Officer is here for pupils throughout the period of school closure and encourages everyone to reach out and talk.
It's the start of the Summer Term! Headteacher, Andrew Hampton welcomes everyone back to school and kicks things off with a recap of Learning 1-2-3, Thorpe Hall's unique approach to knowledge and learning. If ever there was proof that practice makes perfect...
Headteacher, Andrew Hampton delivers his whole school 'Friday Assembly' online for week 2 of learning from home and says a big 'Thank You and Happy Easter' to all of Thorpe Hall School's pupils, parents and staff.
This week's Teacher Shout Out from Thorpe Hall School comes from Year 4's Mrs Smith. She's been so impressed with everyone's homeschooling efforts and dedication in this first few weeks of school closure. Thank you Year 4 families and pupils - and keep up the good work!
Andrew Hampton delivers his whole school 'Friday Assembly' online, drawing the first week of learning from home to a close for Thorpe Hall School's hard working pupils, parents and staff.
At Thorpe Hall School, you will find a broad range of initiatives woven into the fabric of a whole-school approach to literacy. These begin in the Nursery and flow through to every year group. All have been designed to create independent readers and writers with the life-long skills needed to communicate effectively and acquire new knowledge.
Take a short trip into the wonderful woodland world of Forest School at Thorpe Hall with our Nursery children. This delightful chapter gives you a glimpse of the excellent outdoor learning opportunities we provide for our youngest pupils to help them develop their confidence and self-esteem through hands-on experiences in nature. Learning outdoors hs so many benefits and our youngest learners just love it - as you will see!
By far the most popular afternoon in the weekly timetable is 'Choice Afternoon'. This is time set aside every week with a hugely impressive range of opportunities for pupils to develop new skills. From drone making and world cuisine to film making and fishing, there is a whole world of Choice to inspire pupils and give them the confidence to just have a go and try something new.
Hear from Thorpe Hall's Headteacher Andrew Hampton about his vision for the school and the values it promotes to its pupils. In this short interview, Andrew talks about the breadth of the provision in Nursery, Lower and Upper School and the many initiatives developed to enhance the curriculum and to motivate and engage learners. Plus, we find out why being Thorpe Hall's Headteacher is such a great job!