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20/07/18

Wishing everyone a great summer, stay safe and enjoy yourselves. We look forward to seeing everyone back in September. Please find our Summer Newsletter on our website https://t.co/HhsddXBUvt

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20/07/18

KS4 assembly - lots of celebrations as KS4 students are presented with their awards. Our current Head Girl, Chloe Willis hands over the role to the new Senior Prefect team. https://t.co/yn8w7BGc0i

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20/07/18

Thank you to our resident band, Rock School, for giving an amazing performance in our KS3 and KS4 assemblies this morning! https://t.co/ybJ9frh4Fl

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20/07/18

Everyone had a great time at the Sponsored Walk yesterday ! https://t.co/ZpDFmV46G7

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20/07/18

Year 10 student Jessica Baines shaved her head yesterday to raise money for . We are really proud of her. Please follow this link https://t.co/Im6HatObkJ to help her raise money. https://t.co/Vbl27xlf6m

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18/07/18

Retweetd From CampCambodia

arrived to Cambodia airport safe and sound. Got transfer to Phnom Penh by staff and visit Wat Phnom temple, the birthplace of the capital city itself https://t.co/L4OW1Cc0KE

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18/07/18

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have landed in ! A mixture of excited and tired faces. https://t.co/nHNvG5pmlo

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18/07/18

Retweetd From Team Pkar Mlis

Made it into waiting for our connecting flight. Journey was great.. the team definitely made the most of all the snacks!! https://t.co/7QybLO5KqZ

16/07/18

Wishing our team all the best for their 4 week long expedition to Cambodia with https://t.co/NXiJhZOTUG

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16/07/18

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Thank you to our Hampton High Cadets for coming in to move out the stores and to model our new RAF and Army section t-shirts. https://t.co/OuAtS3D6wk

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12/07/18

Here are some of the top tips for writing from Year 8 students from schools across the borough from Battle of the Books. https://t.co/ovfRTh9ftf

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12/07/18

We are pleased to announce our new Head Boy and Head Girl are Tom Park and Jess Rowe, ably supported by Deputy Head Boy, Loic Wood, and Deputy Head Girl, Abi Fisher. Congratulations! https://t.co/R2LS1KHCrU

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12/07/18

students would like to thank who gave a wonderful interactive talk at Battle of the Books run by https://t.co/gm3Xd2jjHt

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12/07/18

Year 8 students attend Battle of the Books run by . Unfortunately we did not win but we had a great time taking part! https://t.co/pi4SPoKl5E

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12/07/18

26 students set off on their Bronze assessment weekend to . https://t.co/0XbeC3ZDex

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11/07/18

Excellent team work from our Year 8's as they create a mosaic for the school in the style of artist https://t.co/Jinyn8gpvG

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11/07/18

whole school participation in our school sports day. Results will be announced next week! https://t.co/7CfEzcMlEX

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11/07/18

whole school participation in our school sports day. Results will be announced next week! https://t.co/DbiGwJ7Yx7

10/07/18

Retweetd From Clare Barclay

It was an amazing day - thanks for having me. Look forward the ideas these talented students will have...

10/07/18

Retweetd From Clare Barclay

Well done team 'Ooga Booga' - it was a privilege to be part of your conference and I was inspired by the ideas # Microsoft UK

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Posted on: 09/02/2018

The Futures Club train Hampton High students in leadership skills

Hampton High was delighted to welcome The Futures Club, a charity-led organisation founded by UCL and Cambridge university students, to host a training event in leadership skills for one hundred students. Students with roles of responsibilities from across Years 7 to 12, ranging from Peer Mentors and Anti-Bullying Ambassadors to Student Council members, gained valuable insight into the key qualities that make a strong leader, including effective communication, being able to think methodically and having strong organisational skills.
 
The session, which took place last  Friday, started with a game to demonstrate the importance of clearly communicated messages. Students responded well to the introductory activity which acted as a hook for the rest of the session. After having been guided through five key qualities seen in strong leadership, students were given a range of challenging scenarios which required tough leadership decisions. They were asked to discuss the various situations and then to present the actions they would take, linked to the core leadership values. The delivery of the presentations was very impressive, with students articulating their views in a matured and considered manner. 
 
The highlight of the training session was towards the end when we welcomed Sir Vince Cable, the leader of the Liberal Democrats party and MP for Twickenham, and Dr Nermeen Varawalla, the Head of Clinical Development at FTSE listed company BTG International and a pharmaceutical industry business leader and entrepreneur. Students were asked to pose questions about their leadership experiences which were answered openly and with candour. Our students gained valuable insight into the challenges faced in leadership roles, the moments of unequivocal pride and joy, and even learnt about the early school influences which led to their leadership journeys.
 
All in all, the event was a success with our students making connections with our visitors, asking for opportunities for work experience and linking up with the young people from The Futures Club to learn more about fundraising. 
 
We would like to thank them for a truly inspirational day.
 
Miss Taylor, Assistant Headteacher

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