Hampton Class 


Autumn 2019


Bedgebury Trip

On Thursday morning we went to Bedgebury.

When we got to Bedgebury we were split up into teams.

One was Miss Singer’s group, the other Mrs Holmes’ group and the last one was Mrs Leafe’s group.

We had to use maps and compasses to find the way around and to find numbers and letters.

Mrs Leafe’s group got lost!  So we had to turn around and start all over again.  We didn’t to get finish it, so we had to go back and find the others.  Then we had lunch.

There were ducks around at lunchtime – one had a bandage on its leg and one jumped on Joey!

After that we went to the park.  There was a path that lead us to the tree top walk, but it was closed. There were still other things to go on though.

Ellyse, George, Erin and Fearne played Mums and Dads.  Then it was time to go back on the Minibus and car.  Ellyse, George and Erin went in Mrs Holmes’ car.

When we got back to school it was time for assembly but the minibus was a bit late.

Then it was time to go home.


By Ellyse



Term 1 Curriculum Plan


Spring 2019


We enjoyed our visit to Notcutts Garden Centre where we learnt all about plants and growing for our Science topic.


Term 3 Block Plan


Maths Plan


Autumn 2018


DT Week

We took part in a Heart of Kent event to remember those who had fallen in the War.  Each solider from the village had their details completed on a poppy and these will form part of a larger display.


Hampton Class visited Kent Life Museum to learn about life in the Stone Age.

Summer 2018



Rainforest Terrariums


Spring 2018

DT Week – Making Bread


Autumn 17

Chatham Synagogue November 17

ARRAYS Maths October 17



Summer 17

Hindu Shrine

DT week (cooking)

Tonbridge School Athletics May 2017

Detling May 2017

Spring 17

Hampton’s Horrendous Concoctions!

Steps in Time

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We start the spring term with our topic on Romans. An exciting presentation by ‘Steps in Time’ will help us learn about the daily life of a Roman soldier. Later in the term, we will visit Lullingstone Roman Villa and Eagle Heights. During lessons, we will learn where they came from and how they lived.

Image result for dear green peaceIn English, we will be using the book ‘Dear Greenpeace’ by Simon James to learn how two people communicate through a series of letters.

We will also use ‘George’s marvellous medicine’ by Roald Dahl to learn the features of instructional text. We will continue to further develop our skill and accuracy in using the four mathematical operations, including solving real life word problems, in maths. We will also learn to tell time using an analogue clock and learn the Roman numerals. After the half term break we will be working with weights, measures and capacity, as well as graphs.

In Science we will learn about the uses of everyday materials and investigate some of their properties.

Image result for plants clipartDuring the second half of the term we will study Plants.

Geography lessons will cover mapping and locating the four countries of UK and capital cities. We will also create mosaic patterns and learn to sew a roman purse.


Autumn 16

Kent Life Museum

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We enjoyed measuring different heights, widths and lengths . . .

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Moving Pictures

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Stay and Play

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Spring 16

Trading Places

We have another busy term ahead. Our topic is Trading Places, which is about similarities and differences between the human and physical geography of a small area of the United Kingdom, and of a contrasting non-European country.  We will also encompass learning about latitudes, longitudes, the Equator and earth’s hemispheres. In science we will be studying Living things and their habitats.

In addition to our main learning areas, we also hope to visit the Maidstone Museum and Ightham Mote. Details of dates and costing will be provided nearer the time. Children will have the opportunity to be trained in gymnastics and in playing squash as a part of PE sessions. Swimming will also commence our first week back.


As your child returns to school, please could you make a quick check that pencil cases, school uniform and PE kits are fully resourced. All children should have one named pencil case stocked with pencils, a handwriting pen, eraser, ruler, sharpener, glue stick and colouring pencils (all named please). Felt-tipped pens and gel pens are not required and are best left at home. Children’s uniform should also be clearly labelled so that any lost items can be returned quickly. Please could you also ensure that PE kits, including a warm jumper and trainers, are available in school every day and, once again, that they are clearly labelled.  If girls wear tights, spare socks are also required for all PE lessons, please. Finally, all children will need a named water bottle with a sports cap so that they can drink in class whenever they wish to. Your co-operation in helping your child to be fully resourced is really appreciated and helps the school day to run smoothly.

Homework this term will continue in the same routine for spellings, Times tables and maths.

It is also very important that children read as often as possible, discussing their books with an adult. A record of any reading should be made in the reading record books.