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23/05/18

Year 10 students by Jess Rowe and Kira Marks attended the Combined Cadet Force Annual Dinner https://t.co/CqpTPTMqEj

23/05/18

The Year 7 and 8 football trials will take place this evening from 6 - 7:30pm @ Lincoln Field (opposite Twickenham School, across Chertsey Road), Percy Road. Twickenham, TW2 6JW.

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/998869884586033153

22/05/18

Year 8 drama students created a Roll on the Wall for the main characters in the play Ernie’s Incredible illucinations by Alan Ayckbourn. https://t.co/T69plf07uI

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/998498324197068802

21/05/18

Year 9 drama students have taken inspiration from newspapers to create a topical play https://t.co/eL34aGEVco

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/998119908767666176

20/05/18

Well done to our Year 7 and 8 girls rounders team who beat St Richard Reynolds this week. https://t.co/KZGTKCEGLI

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/997755345228521472

19/05/18

The school held a fundraising footballer tournament for students raising money for their trip to Cambodia https://t.co/lxp7P7UOs4

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/997185038281330689

17/05/18

Our Year 9s produced 3D art to create works inspired by illustrators John Tenniel, Quentin Blake and Lauren Child https://t.co/6HUeEzOnLy

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/996307983528267777

15/05/18

The school will hold a staff versus students football match to help pupils fundraising for their trip to Cambodia https://t.co/IMha5TOAPR

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/995914176521560064

14/05/18

Our catering team will be serving a Spanish Fiesta style menu on Wednesday 16 May. Please find the menu attached. https://t.co/Oj0Y7oZ3c4

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/995536667124649984

13/05/18

Our boys Year 8 football team beat Teddington School 5-1 to be crowned Richmond borough champions. https://t.co/ktPQC04P7d

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/995237174944653313

12/05/18

Y10 students learned about life at one of the best universities in the world during a trip to colleges at Oxford University. https://t.co/aPImRRnSZY

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/994883012612579329

11/05/18

Author T.S. Easton talked to students about his books and signed autographs at the Richmond Cover Story event held at the school. https://t.co/BXrBkqjjPK

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/992782270913302529

05/05/18

Students got some navigation practice for the Duke of Edinburgh award during a trip to Box Hill, Surrey. https://t.co/ARGhNetkHg

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/992308618820124673

04/05/18

Our Year 9 boys football team have won the borough football cup after defeating Grey Court 6-2. https://t.co/nyEqgYN2yd

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/992127973108207617

03/05/18

Year 8 students learned survival skills on a two day Bush Craft trip to a forest in Oxford. https://t.co/ibfELLAw6A

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/992033565775933440

03/05/18

The Year 7 rounders team started their season with a win over Richmond upon Thames School. The score was 11-8. https://t.co/JAmnk1i7LW

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/991723195064602624

02/05/18

Families are invited to the Open House at the on Thursday May 17th. See poster for details. https://t.co/EiaXXINrbI

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/991722270233153536

02/05/18

Teen author T.S Easton will give a talk at the Richmond Library Annexe on May 9th, 7.00 - 8.00pm. See poster for details. https://t.co/POH8rrN1JG

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/991703919612088323

02/05/18

Year 8 students need your broken crockery for an art project. See poster for details. https://t.co/VKknFNtvjp

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/991341530215575552

01/05/18

Our Year 9s produced 3D art to create works inspired by illustrators John Tenniel, Quentin Blake and Lauren Child https://t.co/Px9Nxhpti3

Catering

In the past students have been given a card to enable them to purchase food from the restaurant or top up their accounts. This method addressed problems with the existing system by removing money from the classroom and taking away the stigma attached to free school meals. Parents were sure lunch money was being spent correctly and they could even monitor what their children were eating.

By introducing Biometrics (finger print data) we removed the need for pupils to remember their card or Pin numbers and alleviated the chance of identity fraud. Caterers enjoy even faster speed of service as Students no longer had to search for swipe cards and therefore hold up the queue. Finally, the school benefits by saving money on cards and administrative staff save valuable time by no longer having to issue new cards.

Data Security

Students, Parents and Staff can rest assured that the fingerprint data cannot be used by any other source or identification purposes. The system uses an image of the fingerprint to create a mathematical algorithm and then discards the fingerprint, only the numbers remain and these cannot be reinterpreted back into a fingerprint image. Finger print registration is purely voluntary and those not wishing to sign up will still be able to use the system by way of a pin number. From 1 September 2013 changes came into force under the new Protections of Freedoms Act relating to the use of biometric data in schools. These changes require the School to obtain written consent from at least one parent for the use of biometric data including taking of finger images.

Set up

When joining the School, your child will receive a consent letter asking you to give consent for your child’s biometric data to be used for this purpose. Your child cannot use the system in this way without your written consent. Please let us know if you would prefer to withhold your consent, as alternative transaction arrangements can be made for your child.

You will also receive a letter with details on how to create your online sQuid account, which enables you to;

  • Check account balances
  • Top up the account from your bank account, credit or debit card
  • View your son or daughter’s transactions
  • Update your details

General FAQs

  • Students who receive a free school meal will have their account automatically credited with the daily allowance at lunchtime, if they wish to eat at break they will have to top up with cash.
  • Students will be able to add cash to top up their account if they wish, at the Cashloaders available in the dining areas.
  • The Cashloaders take notes and coins.
  • In September the Students will need to top up in school until your sQuid account has been set up.
  • When your sQuid account is active online top usually takes 15 minutes before it is available to use on the students account.

We have operated this Cashless biometric system since November 2012, and believe that both Parents/Carers and children have benefited from its use. Should you have any questions regarding cashless catering please contact your child’s Head of year.