Peterborough, United Kingdom
About Hampton College
Hampton College is a mixed, mainstream, all-through school with sixth form in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire. It caters to students aged 4-18 and is non-denominational. There are approximately 890 students enrolled.
Hampton College was founded in 2005. It became an all-through-school in 2012 and added a new state-of-the-art primary school building in 2013, adjacent to the secondary campus. Hampton College converted to an academy on 1 September 2014. It is now managed by the Hampton Academies Trust and its second school, Hampton Gardens, is set to open in September 2017.
Vision and values
The school’s motto is "progress, partnership and pride". Teachers aim to provide the right learning environment and tools to allow each student to reach their potential. They strive to value every individual's unique talents, beliefs and cultures, and to promote a positive ethos that values respect, responsibility and participation. Students are supported to grow spiritually, morally, socially and culturally.
At its core, the curriculum prioritises English, maths, science and ICT. It provides a broad range of other subjects including drama, music, RE, history, geography, languages and media studies.
“Good teaching in the college is typically characterised by teachers asking questions skilfully to make students think hard and consolidate their understanding. Lessons are usually well matched to the abilities of students and this means that individuals are able to make good progress.”