The Religious Studies Department supports a wide range of faith groups which nurture boys from specific traditions and offer further opportunities for spiritual development.
The Junior and Senior Christian Groups are deservedly popular and offer a variety of activities in and outside the classroom. Both aim to support and encourage Christians at Hampton, while providing a suitable forum where others interested in the Christian Faith feel welcome, can ask questions and express their own opinion.
The Junior Christian Forum is open to all boys and takes place on Wednesday lunchtimes. The Senior Christian Forum is open to all Fourth Year, Fifth Year and Sixth Form boys and takes place on Thursday lunchtimes.The groups’ aims are to give the boys an opportunity to explore Christianity and its relevance in the world today as well as provide a forum to ask questions and express opinions.
The Jewish Society meets at the request of the boys for discussion and has arranged a lively programme of visiting speakers in the past.
The Muslim Society meets every Friday lunch time in the Quiet Room in the Religious Studies department for prayers. The society is aimed primarily at the Muslim population of the school, but non-Muslims are equally welcome to attend.
The society offers an opportunity for Muslims and Non-Muslims of all ages to engage in Islam. Even if you are not a follower of the religion, there are many ethical and social lessons that can be learnt. The Muslim Society looks forward to greeting you, and enlightening you with any queries that you may possess.
The Indian Society, comprising Hindu and Sikh pupils has arranged Diwali Evenings which have been extremely popular. These evenings have often hosted musicians and dancers of international standard and raised substantial sums for charity.