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We regularly enjoy events and celebrate our pupils’ achievements at The Hampshire School Chelsea. We report our arts, music, sports and academic news here.

Our latest news includes important announcements and dates, reports from our club and fundraising activities, and all you need to know about the school’s upcoming sporting fixtures and special events.

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  • Online safety

    01 October 2020

    Online safety

    A recent all-school assembly tackled the thorny issues of online safety and ICT teacher Miss Bagaric outlined best practice.

  • The Challenge winners

    01 October 2020

    The Challenge winners

    Prior to the summer break, many pupils in the Preparatory School entered the annual United Kingdom Mathematics Trust Junior Mathematics Challenge, whi...

  • Recognition for the school

    01 October 2020

    Recognition for the school

    The school has been recognised this week for the exceptional learning journey it provides pupils as a finalist for the prestigious award of Junior Pre...

  • Sense and Responsibility

    01 October 2020

    Sense and Responsibility

    Responsibility is central to the education at The Hampshire School Chelsea with all the children inspired to live and breathe this fundamental school ...

  • The Great British Spring Clean 2020

    01 October 2020

    The Great British Spring Clean 2020

    Having decided to focus on litter and the environment in our first meeting as the Eco Development Group 2020, the group decided to take part in ‘The G...

  • Introducing our new Pre-School facilities

    18 September 2020

    Introducing our new Pre-School facilities

    We have now moved our Pre-School facilities to 15 Manresa Road, so that our pupils can learn and collaborate together all under the same roof. Watch...

  • READING: The world of words

    17 September 2020

    READING: The world of words

    Children love asking questions…’Why does this happen?...How does that happen…?’ It is a frequent bombardment of questions that parents know all too we...

  • MUSIC: The beat of the drums

    17 September 2020

    MUSIC: The beat of the drums

    The music room is filled with energy, thanks to our senior pupils who have begun their Autumn term rhythm project, studying the topic of African drumm...

  • Introducing our new Head Boy and Head Girl

    17 September 2020

    Introducing our new Head Boy and Head Girl

    Our unrelenting focus on responsibility, one of the school’s core values, manifests itself in the selection of a Head Girl and Head Boy at the start o...

  • BLUE PLAQUE PROJECT: Blue is the colour

    17 September 2020

    BLUE PLAQUE PROJECT: Blue is the colour

    More than 180 blue plaques across London record the rich and diverse contribution of notable residents to the history of the borough of Kensington and...

  • Heads Message 17 September 2020

    17 September 2020

    Head's Message 17 September 2020

    Moving from prep school to senior school is a poignant interval in your child’s educational journey and it should be one full of excitement for the ne...

  • HRH Prince and Princess Michael of Kent Open New Early Years Facilities

    04 September 2020

    TRH Prince and Princess Michael of Kent Open New Early Years Facilities

    Yesterday The Hampshire School Chelsea welcomed all year groups to its Manresa Road main building for the first time, with the opening of an expansive...

  • Reading, Reading, Reading!

    09 July 2020

    Reading, Reading, Reading!

    by our Head of Academic, Katherine McDonald.

  • The virtual school experience at the Hampshire School Chelsea

    09 July 2020

    The virtual school experience at the Hampshire School Chelsea

    Thank you to all parents who have kindly shared their views on the online learning experience for their child throughout this period. In partnership...

  • Our unrelenting focus on pupil wellbeing

    09 July 2020

    Our unrelenting focus on pupil wellbeing

    “Future ages will wonder at us, as the present age wonders at us now.” ​Pericles

  • The Hampshire School Chelsea Present The Summer Art Exhibition

    09 July 2020

    The Hampshire School Chelsea Present The Summer Art Exhibition

    Every year we showcase our pupils' artwork in an end of year art exhibition. This year was no exception, in spite of the social distancing measu...

  • Year 8 pupils have their poems selected to play on BBC Radio Kent

    09 July 2020

    Year 8 pupils have their poems selected to play on BBC Radio Kent

    We are so proud of Maxi and Assem in Year 8, who's poems were selected to play on BBC Radio Kent as part of the BBC Upload programme with presen...

  • Heads Message 8 July 2020

    08 July 2020

    Head's Message 8 July 2020

    Thank you to all members of our school community Whilst I do not want to dwell too much upon the unprecedented challenges of recent months, I do wan...

  • Parent Survey Results 2020

    17 June 2020

    Parent Survey Results 2020

    Many thanks to all parents who kindly took the time to share your views in our annual parent survey conducted last term. Feedback from parents on al...

  • Hampshire Chelsea pupils celebrate senior school offers

    17 June 2020

    Hampshire Chelsea pupils celebrate senior school offers

    The Hampshire School Chelsea celebrates an impressive success rate for transition to selective senior schools despite increasing competition for pla...

  • Maintaining academic rigour

    16 June 2020

    Maintaining academic rigour

    At the Hampshire School Chelsea, one of our school development objectives, is ensuring a continued focus on academic rigour. Moving into an online l...

  • Year 2 pupil and his rugby team raise £50k

    16 June 2020

    Year 2 pupil and his rugby team raise £50k

    We are so proud of one of our Year 2 pupils and his rugby club (Hammersmith and Fulham RFC), who raised over £50 000 for the Friends of Charin...

  • Heads Message 15 June 2020

    16 June 2020

    Head's Message 15 June 2020

    As we embark on our return to onsite learning, what lessons have we learned from virtual learning? As parents and educators, we all want the very ...

  • Relocation of Early Years

    01 June 2020

    Relocation of Early Years

    We are extremely pleased and excited to announce that our pupils from Pre-Nursery, Nursery and Reception will join the Year 1 - Year 8 pupils at our...

  • Year 7 and 8 Stretch their Minds in Maths

    15 May 2020

    Year 7 and 8 Stretch their Minds in Maths

    Learning in the mathematics department continues apace, with pupils engaging diligently with their learning and challenging themselves in new and in...

  • Pre-Prep Online Learning Summary

    15 May 2020

    Pre-Prep Online Learning Summary

    We are so proud of how quickly children in Pre-Prep have adapted to online learning. It has not been easy, but they have shown great resilience and ...

  • Heads Message 15 May 2020

    15 May 2020

    Head's Message 15 May 2020

    The Japanese Art of Kintsugi – a metaphor for Resilience at The Hampshire School Chelsea During this time of lockdown, I have found myself r...

  • Year 4 Explore Extreme Earth

    01 May 2020

    Year 3 and 4 Virtual Learning Update

    In Science, Year 3 have been learning about the different parts of a flower and their jobs. This week's science lesson involved dissecting eithe...

  • 01 May 2020

    In Early Years: Community, Bear Hugs, and Exploring Space

    In the Early Years, we have been getting used to our virtual learning program on Tapestry. It has been wonderful to see the work the children are pr...

  • In Music: Homemade Musical Instruments, Writing Music and Learning about Blues

    01 May 2020

    In Music Lessons: Homemade Instruments, Writing Music and Learning about Blues

    We are very impressed with the children’s ongoing commitment in their music lessons during the school closure period. Year 7 and 8 are cont...

  • Heads Message 1 May 2020

    01 May 2020

    Head's Message 1 May 2020

    Celebrating the spirit of The Hampshire School Chelsea Community during this defining period in our history We are living through a unique era and...

  • The Jungle Book Production

    13 March 2020

    The Jungle Book Production

    Play rehearsals are well underway for this year’s Hampshire School Production, ‘The Jungle Book’, taking place on 24 and 25 March ...

  • Talents on show at the Bellevue South Music Festival

    13 March 2020

    Talents on show at the Bellevue South Music Festival

    Pupils at the Hampshire School were delighted to participate in the Bellevue South Music Festival held at Dorking Halls on 11 March. After months ...

  • Pupil VoiceInterview with Nico M.  - Year 4 Eco Development Group Representative.

    13 March 2020

    Pupil Voice: Eco Development at the Hampshire School

    Nico (Year 4), a Pupil Voice representative in the Hampshire School Chelsea's Eco Development Committee talks about what he has learnt and the w...

  • “Poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.”  Leonardo da Vinci

    13 March 2020

    “Poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.” Leonardo da Vinci

    Leonardo da Vinci‘s perception that “poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen”, supports the view that poetry is an outlet...

  • School poetry competition

    13 March 2020

    School Poetry Competition

    Over the past few days, the Hampshire School has gone verse crazy in preparation for our whole-school poetry competition on the 18th March. All the ...

  • Visit to the V&A Museum

    13 March 2020

    Visit to the V&A Museum

    Year 1's had a fantastic trip to the Victoria and Albert Museum in South Kensington. They enjoyed the sunshine on their walk and whilst they ate...

  • World Book Day - Year 8 Poetry

    13 March 2020

    World Book Day - Year 8 Poetry

    The pupils in Year 8 were set the challenge of interpreting a prose extract from Madhur Jaffrey's 'A Taste of India' and then representi...

  • The Little Princess Trust

    13 March 2020

    The Little Princess Trust

    Lissa in Year 5 will be donating her hair on Thursday 26 March to The Little Princess Trust charity that provides wigs to those children in need. It...

  • Stretching our Pupils with Atom Learning

    13 March 2020

    Stretching our Pupils with Atom Learning

    At the Hampshire School Chelsea, we are passionate about bringing learning to life and ensuring that teaching and learning methods in the classroom ...

  • World Book Day in Early Years

    12 March 2020

    World Book Day in Early Years

    The EYFS staff and children had a very exciting day last Friday! World Book Day, themed ‘Aliens Love Underpants’, began with a spaceshi...

  • Pupil Voice - Community Group

    02 March 2020

    Pupil Voice - Community Group

    The Pupil Voice Groups meet every Friday afternoon. Each group has dedicated pupil voice time where pupils share their opinions and ideas. The Commu...

  • Pupil Voice - House Shout Competition

    01 March 2020

    Pupil Voice - House Shout Competition

    The House Shout Competition is a school community event organised by the Pupil Development Group. Each house is preparing a song which they will per...

  • News from The Hampshire Nursery

    28 February 2020

    News from The Hampshire Nursery

    The children visit the Hampshire School library every week, which is where they learn about the importance of reading and taking care of books. Chil...

  • Collaborative Art Project

    28 February 2020

    Collaborative Art Project

    Last week the Community Development Group Pupils, (Years 1-4) took part in a collaborative art project themed ‘Rain Forest’. Led by Art ...

  • Pupil Voice

    28 February 2020

    Pupil Voice

    Resilience, community, excellence, respect and responsibility are the core values that form the backbone of The Hampshire School. These values are d...

  • Heads Message 28 February 2020

    28 February 2020

    Head's Message 28 February 2020

    It Takes a Community to Educate a Child As I find myself receptive to the change in seasons that is quickly approaching, I caught myself reflectin...

  • Heads Message Friday 7 February 2020

    07 February 2020

    Head's Message Friday 7 February 2020

    ​Ambition, Passion and Character Regularly at the Hampshire School Chelsea, I will drop in to observe lessons and speak to the pupils about their le...

  • Year 3 visit the Science Museum

    07 February 2020

    Year 3 visit the Science Museum

    On Wednesday 5th February, Year 3 visited The Science Museum to enhance their learning about Forces topic. The children spent time in the WonderLab ...

  • Y2 and 7 enter the Young Art competition

    06 February 2020

    Year 2 and 7 enter the Young Art competition

    Every year The Hampshire School Chelsea enters our children’s artwork into the Young Art competition. YOUNG ART is an exhibition at the Royal ...

  • Y5 and 6 Inter-school science championship

    06 February 2020

    Y5 and 6 Inter-school science championship

    On Wednesday 29th January two science quiz teams from The Hampshire School took part in an exciting competition at the iMAX cinema in the Science Mu...

  • Gleb in Year 5 celebrate success in the Junior Chess Tournament

    06 February 2020

    Gleb in Year 5 celebrate success in the Junior Chess Tournament

    Our Year 5 pupil, Gleb, celebrated success in the high profile Junior Chess Tournament held at Eton College at the weekend. Gleb played six rounds o...

  • Personal Development at the Hampshire School Chelsea

    23 January 2020

    Personal Development at the Hampshire School Chelsea

    As early as 350 BC, Plato and Aristotle tried to identify the driving forces behind human behaviour - the question of nature or nurture as the prima...

  • Uncovering Talent at the Hampshire School Chelsea

    23 January 2020

    Head's Message Friday 23 January 2020

    Uncovering Talent at the Hampshire School Chelsea Every child has a talent and uncovering and nurturing that talent is central to our educational pr...

  • Shaping the Future with Teamwork

    13 December 2019

    Shaping the Future with Teamwork

    With 21st century technology advancing at such a rapid pace, it is an exciting time for future generations, who are preparing for future job roles t...

  • Much to Celebrate at The Hampshire School Chelsea

    13 December 2019

    Much to Celebrate at The Hampshire School Chelsea

    The pupils at The Hampshire School Chelsea have worked incredibly hard this term and it is wonderful to note how the breadth of opportunity at the s...

  • UK Bebras Challenge 2019

    10 December 2019

    UK Bebras Challenge 2019

    Last week, the majority of children in Year 2 – 8 took part in an online Bebras Computational Thinking Challenge.

  • Heads Message Friday 13 December 2019

    09 December 2019

    Head's Message Friday 13 December 2019

    We have successfully come to the end of a very busy and productive term and we are full of festive cheer at The Hampshire School Chelsea.

  • Year 4 visit the V & A Museum!

    29 November 2019

    Year 4 visit the V & A Museum!

    This week, Year 4 visited the V & A Museum in South Kensington

  • Pupil Voice

    28 November 2019

    Pupil Voice

    Last week in assembly, the 2019-2020 Hampshire School Chelsea Development Groups were finalised. The six development groups are one aspect of our expa...

  • Heads Message Friday 29 November 2019

    28 November 2019

    Head's Message Friday 29 November 2019

    Throughout the centuries, philosophers and educators have extolled the benefits of critical thinking. So, what is it that makes it such a time honoure...

  • Inspire Maths in Year 1

    28 November 2019

    Inspire Maths in Year 1

    Throughout the Autumn term, Year 1 have been following The Hampshire School Chelsea’s newly implemented Inspire Maths curriculum.

  • World Nursery Rhyme Week!

    22 November 2019

    World Nursery Rhyme Week!

    Our Early Years pupils have enjoyed learning and performing this week for #WorldNurseryRhymeWeek.

  • Remembrance Day 2019

    15 November 2019

    Remembrance Service 2019

    ‘We should be remembered for the things we do. The things we do are the most important things of all. They are more important than what we say or what...

  • The Early Years Learning Experience – Dinosaur Day!

    15 November 2019

    The Early Years Learning Experience – Dinosaur Day!

    This half term, the children in the Reception classes have been learning all about dinosaurs and prehistoric animals. The children were launched into ...

  • Practical Science in Year 7 & Year 8

    14 November 2019

    Microscopes and Nutrients in Year 7 & 8 Science

    The Year 7 and Year 8’s have recently been getting to grips with a large variety of topics in science.

  • Learning French the Fun Way!

    14 November 2019

    Learning French the Fun Way!

    The way French is taught in Year 1 to Year 4 is very dynamic and our pupils have thoroughly enjoyed learning over the last few weeks through a variety...

  • Heads Message Friday 15 November 2019

    14 November 2019

    Head's Message Friday 15 November 2019

    It is a well-established fact that to develop expertise in a particular skill or technique one needs to practise. The ’10,000 hour rule’, made famous ...

  • Heads Blog Friday 18 October 2019

    18 October 2019

    Head's Message Friday 18 October 2019

    It will be of no surprise to parents, that children who enjoy opportunities to engage in a breadth of co-curricular and curricular activities tend to ...

  • 04 October 2019

    Harvest Festival 2019

    The Global Teacher Prize 2019 winner Brother Peter Tabichi joined us this week at our Harvest Festival celebrations, where our pupils listened to him ...

  • Early Years Excitement

    04 October 2019

    Early Years Excitement

    With enthusiasm and excitement, the children in Early Years have delved into the new academic year.

  • Year 7 Battle Abbey School Trip

    04 October 2019

    Year 7 Battle Abbey School Trip

    As part of their historical studies, Year 7 travelled to Battle Abbey on the south coast. 

  • Heads Message Friday 4 October 2019

    04 October 2019

    Head's Message Friday 4 October 2019

    Aim High – Cross-curricular Links and Music Education at The Hampshire School Chelsea

  • United Nations Day 2019

    04 October 2019

    United Nations Day 2019

    United Nations Day at the Hampshire School Chelsea will always be an emotive and special experience when the primary aims of securing international ...

  • Performance ready in Reception!

    04 October 2019

    Performance ready in Reception!

    Our Reception pupils enjoyed an exciting drama workshop called “Castles, Knights and Princesses” where they had fun playing cooperatively as part of a...

  • Year 1 Geography Trip in Chelsea

    03 October 2019

    Year 1 Geography Trip in Chelsea

    This term’s geography topic, Our School and Local Area taught our Year 1 pupils many new things about what we expect to see in a busy London borough. ...

  • The ISA National Art Competition 2019 winners

    03 October 2019

    The ISA National Art Competition 2019 winners

    The ISA National Art Competition is an annual event for schools in West London whereby pupils from Early Years to KS4 are chosen to enter. There are d...

  • Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum

    19 September 2019

    Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum

    At The Hampshire School Chelsea, the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum, highlights the importance of what children learn as well as how they lea...

  • Pupil Voice Programme

    19 September 2019

    Pupil Voice Programme

    In most schools, pupil voice is driven by one school council that manages, listens to and aims to reflect the views and opinions of a school’s pupil b...

  • Senior Schools Fayre

    19 September 2019

    Senior Schools Fayre 2019

    It was with immense pride that I welcomed parents and our senior school colleagues to the inaugural Senior Schools Fayre at The Hampshire School Chels...

  • Inspire Maths curriculum

    19 September 2019

    Inspire Maths curriculum

    It is an exciting time for the mathematics department here at the Hampshire School Chelsea, with the implementation of the outstanding ‘Inspire Maths’...

  • 07 July 2017

    The Summer Arts Festival 2017

    Three days of art, singing, dancing and guest performances taught our children about different cultures in an entertaining and educational way!

  • 27 June 2017

    The Gemmys 2017

    The Gemmys 2017 was filled with hardcore beats, sunglasses and rock-n-roll baby. Our talented drummers' performances had the audience dancing and sing...

  • 01 June 2017

    Outdoor Learning

    Outdoor learning is an exciting way for our children to get hands-on experience in the real world. They get to explore beautiful sites and apply their...

  • 30 May 2017

    Reflecting on Chelsea's Past

    Our Headmaster and pupils held a beautiful memorial event to remember the hardships inmates faced at The Chelsea Workhouse during Victorian times.

  • 23 May 2017

    Alice in Wonderland Performance

    Our pupils took us on an amazing trip down the rabbit hole with their performance of Lewis Carroll's story of Alice in Wonderland.

  • 24 April 2017

    Read our school review by The Good Schools Guide

    Sheltering beneath the architectural grandeur is some pretty impressive modern technology. Bookworms would adore the fabulous school library...

  • 21 March 2017

    Global Teacher Prize 2017.

    Last Sunday, the Varkey Foundation announced the winner of the Global Teacher Prize 2017

  • 27 February 2017

    Nursery class pupils take a city cruise

    Nursery classes see London from a city cruise!

  • 09 February 2017

    Reception pupils take a trip to the London Zoo

    Lions, tigers and bears, oh my!

  • 27 January 2017

    Head of Lower School Literacy scores big

    Miss Sophie Le Marchand has been scoring goals in and outside of the classroom.

  • 06 December 2016

    Year 8 children at the London Stock Exchange

    Meeting the winner of the GEMS Global Teacher Prize and visitng the London Stock Exchange

  • 01 December 2016

    Celebrate Christmas with The Hampshire School

    Join us for a Traditional Carol Concert!

  • 30 November 2016

    Christmas carols at Peter Jones

    Christmas time is coming...

  • 30 November 2016

    School Christmas Fair

    Are you ready for our School Christmas Fair?

  • 09 November 2016

    Read Write Inc. Coffee Morning with Miss Sophie

    On Thursday 10th November, Miss Sophie will deliver a Read Write Inc. coffee morning for parents.

  • 12 October 2016

    The Glass Door Homeless Charity Sleep Out success

    Congratulations for all those who have participated and a big thank you for all of the support and donations made :)

  • 07 October 2016

    Glass Door Homeless Charity

    We look forward to seeing you Mr Brennan and everyone else taking part from Hampshire School.

  • 02 September 2016

    A warm welcome to all of our current and new children

    Only a few more days until The Hampshire School starts for the beginning of the new academic year

  • 08 July 2016

    Graduation Speech July 2016

    A lovely heartfelt graduation speech by Yuval Weiss, Year 8

 

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