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14/05/21

Tickets for our Year 11 Prom are now available to buy via sQuid. A big thank you to for letting us use their venue. https://t.co/Y4JEfOCui6

14/05/21

Please find our weekly newsletter on our website. https://t.co/TArEHFFa3w

13/05/21

Our new Gardening Club (HHGC) have now planted over 138 pots but have room for more! If you are able to donate seedlings or potatoes we would be very grateful. Bags of compost and a greenhouse would really put smiles on our faces!

11/05/21

Vacancy: Teacher of Science Please see our website for details. Closing date: Friday 28 May 2021 noon. https://t.co/3kWp0fzlcM

11/05/21

It's been a challenging time for many families, especially during the pandemic. If you are a family with a child under the age of five and are finding things difficult then are here to help. https://t.co/t6ptBrTjoF

11/05/21

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week! Let’s do all we can to support the people around us and promote the amazing benefits that nature brings for our wellbeing. https://t.co/0D9H1IG4Ho

11/05/21

Did you know that Hampton High has a Junior Volunteer Police Cadet Unit based here at Hampton High? For all of you aged 13 and above, we also have two senior cadet units elsewhere in the Borough. Please see our website for further details. https://t.co/2cFIDp0SK4

11/05/21

Thank you to for inviting our parents and staff to their Wellbeing Wednesday Lecture Series on 19 May. Please find details on how to register a place in our weekly newsletter which goes out on Friday. https://t.co/hmII7nPhKA

07/05/21

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30/04/21

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29/04/21

Congratulations to Assal Ruse, Headteacher for winning prestigious national award! https://t.co/ndsgcNgmNN

29/04/21

Thank you to for inviting our parents, staff and older students to their Wellbeing Wednesday Lecture Series next week. Please find details how to register a place in our weekly newsletter. https://t.co/QIizszjM3v

29/04/21

Thank you for visiting our school. We were delighted to have you and we look forward to welcoming you again in the future. https://t.co/60vTP1oLnr

23/04/21

Vacancy: Teacher of Science Please see our website for details. Closing date: Friday 7 May 2021 noon. https://t.co/3kWp0fzlcM

23/04/21

We look forward to welcoming her again in the future. Munira has been a strong advocate for schools and young people throughout the pandemic and has worked closely with us as a group of Richmond Headteachers for the last 13 months since the first lockdown started.

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/1385535064231104520

23/04/21

We were delighted to welcome MP to our school for a visit this morning. Munira looked around the school, visited some classes, attended our Year 10 assembly and also met for a discussion with some of our student council (observing covid restrictions). https://t.co/akaSvNM3qi

23/04/21

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22/04/21

We look forward to welcoming her again in the future. Munira has been a strong advocate for schools and young people throughout the pandemic and has worked closely with us as a group of Richmond Headteachers for the last 13 months since the first lockdown started.

31/03/21

Please find our end of term newsletter on our website. https://t.co/TArEHFFa3w

19/03/21

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Further Advice

A fantastic article that sets out 19 questions for you to ask yourself when thinking about your GCSE subjects. The questions are below, but more information is available in the article. It is important to consider your response to many of these questions as it is likely you have thought them! Please note any starred questions as they may not be relevant to our school.

https://www.youthemployment.org.uk/choosing-gcse-options-19-questions-ask/

  1. Should I base GCSE options on what I am good at?
  2. Should I base my GCSE options on what I enjoy?
  3. Should I choose a GCSE subject because I like a teacher
  4. Should I choose a GCSE subject because my friends are doing it?
  5. How much should money and future salary be a factor when I am choosing GCSEs?
  6. Whose advice should I listen to when choosing GCSE options?
  7. **We require students to take 9 GCSE subjects, so you will not be ablet o chose more or less.
  8. Are my A-Level choices affected by the GCSE choices I make now?
  9. Do universities care about which GCSE options you choose?
  10. Should I think about how courses are marked when choosing GCSE options?
  11. What’s the difference triple or double sciences?
  12. How important is it to get good grades in my GCSEs?
  13. What’s the difference between ‘hard’ and ‘soft’ subjects?
  14. ** We only offer GCSE courses at Hampton High
  15. How useful is GCSE advice from online student forums?
  16. Does my final GCSE options list look balanced?
  17. Does it matter if I’m in a lower set for my GCSEs?
  18. Will I ever regret my GCSE choices?
  19. How can I cope with the immense stress of choosing GCSE options?

Who to contact for more information:

Further information about subjects – subject teachers and heads of subjects. Contact details are available from the school website.

Careers advice and requesting a careers meeting:

Queries regarding the options process:

Further advice about options, careers, or progress – your child’s tutor:

Information regarding future support with Exams and Access arrangements

Further information available

BBC Bitesize: Everything you need to know https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zrjh92p

The Uni Guide: How important are GCSEs when it comes to university? https://www.theuniguide.co.uk/advice/gcse-choices-university/how-important-are-gcse-choices-when-it-comes-to-university