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!