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28/06/17

Read about our school trip to the Hampton Festival https://t.co/XJzUB72SHu

27/06/17

Information for our Year 7 and 8 exams can be found here https://t.co/bKliypSIKR

26/06/17

Some information about year 6 transition day on July 3 https://t.co/7tiLughYDk

26/06/17

Read about our brilliant year 7 science clubs green fingered initiative being rolled out nationwide https://t.co/QboFYuG0DV

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/877893227868803073

22/06/17

Congratulations to Hampton Hill School who today won the Primary Schools Dance Festival https://t.co/jAuTJ8pfrz

21/06/17

Remember it’s mufti day on Friday for a very good cause. Wear something green and donate a pound for

21/06/17

Read about our National Champions Handball team in the https://t.co/zKmO1CDh7x

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/877224043623088129

20/06/17

Up close, the national handball final trophy. Congratulation once again to our our Y8 team. https://t.co/EnEQVa5xda

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/876849668982018050

19/06/17

Mr Bucknall with the National Handball Finals trophy. https://t.co/xhkJNqstZw

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/875739811881136129

16/06/17

Our cycling team proved too good for the competition in speed and endurance races for the Richmond Borough Cycling https://t.co/xOZoxxlvOn

16/06/17

Read about our all conquering handball team’s victory in the national final https://t.co/uqrWMZENKZ

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/875374770241589248

15/06/17

Our Y7/8s have been crowned borough cycling champions after recording the quickest time at a competition. https://t.co/yPCg9o4Y6u

11/06/17

Retweetd From ELIZABETH George

THEY WON! Our boys are national champions.

11/06/17

Retweetd From SailorBaeJon

Superb result, congrats to all!!

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/873947306919432193

11/06/17

Retweetd From England Handball

crowned u13 schools national champions after beating Wellington Trafford in the final finals https://t.co/GTzskDRke9

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/873946150973341696

11/06/17

Some pictures from the final of our handball win https://t.co/mWrrz1s9dF

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/873945628195377153

11/06/17

Winners! Our handball team pose for a picture after winning the National Championship https://t.co/VuKesP1zpy

11/06/17

Our handball boys are NATIONAL CHAMPIONS after winning the final 10-8. Stay tuned for pictures.

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/873926348389134336

11/06/17

Our handball stars are leading 8-3 at half time in the national championship final https://t.co/CcGloQUZQs

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Posted on: 18/05/2017

Year 10 PGL trip to Paris

Paris in the Spring was not the idyllic weather we had hoped but it did not dampen our enthusiasm or our spirits! We arrived at 6pm local time to a picturesque chateau just east of the city. We were taken on a tour of the expansive and very pretty grounds by our PGL guide Helen and checked into our homes for the weekend.  

Bright and early Saturday morning Year 10 ate a hearty croissant, met with Helen, made baguettes for packed lunch and climbed aboard the coach for our trip into the city of lights. First stop the Eiffel Tower! Year 10 students had the  opportunity to climb the 674 steps to the second floor where the views, although slightly soggy were spectacular. Next stop was a bateau on the Seine to drink in the sights of the first and fourth arrondissement and wave "bonjour" to the gothic architecture of Notre Dame cathedral. The Year 10s were desperate to practice their french and impress their MFL teachers so we took a trip to Basilica of Sacre-Coeur and Montmartre where frites and chocolat chaud were consumed.

Sunday found us lining up to meet Mickey Mouse and friends at EuroDisney! Even the most cynical and "cool" teenagers couldn't hide their delight and excitement once passing through the gates onto "Main Street USA" and up to Sleeping Beauty's castle. After a full day of rides, food and meeting Disney "friends" an exhausted group of students were met back at the chateau by a french themed dining experience. The more adventurous palates tried the snails and pate while those who were less enthusiastic settled for a more familiar fare.

Monday morning we bid adieu to Helen and the team and stopped off at the very large Carrefour to make some final purchases. The journey home was swift and thankfully uneventful.

The students were a delight to spend a weekend away with and memories were made that will last a lifetime.

Photographs were taken by Luke Mould.

Written by Mrs Martin

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