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Hampton is riding high. Though head is conscious that ‘we can sometimes hide our light under a bushel here,’ they would be justified in shouting their achievements from the rooftops. There is currently a real energy about the school and boys appeared to be genuinely happy. One of the aims of the school is for Hamptonians to strive ‘for personal success while supporting those around them.’ If the boys who showed us around are anything to go by ...

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Hampton offers an excellent all-round education, encouraging high aspirations, independent thinking and mutual respect in an energetic and happy environment. The curriculum is enriched by an extensive co-curricular programme which forms an essential part of the balanced education which the School provides. Music, Drama and Sport are all strong.

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Since 2013, Kevin Knibbs MA (early 40s). Joined Hampton as deputy head in 2007. Previously history master, head of lower school and senior master at Bolton School Boys’ Division. Educated at King Edward VI Grammar School, Chelmsford and read modern history at Oxford (gaining two football blues in the process). A career schoolmaster who still teaches history to youngest boys. ‘I happen to run a big business, but that’s not why I chose teaching in the first place,’ he tells us. Not one to hog the limelight. At his happiest when talking about the boys, of whom he is fiercely proud.

Very visible head who can often be spotted at weekends on the touchline and towpath, supporting Hampton boys and chatting to parents. Friendly, approachable and generous spirited. ‘I am lucky...

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Special Education Needs

Please contact Hampton School for details of SEN provision. 10-09

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
English as an additional language (EAL)
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class Y
HI - Hearing Impairment
Hospital School
Mental health
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment
Natspec Specialist Colleges
OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability
Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
PD - Physical Disability
PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty
SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health
SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication
SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty
Special facilities for Visually Impaired
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
VI - Visual Impairment

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