15 03, 2019

A visit to Clarke’s Farm & Thrigby Hall Wildlife Park E-I-E-I-O

2019-03-15T15:07:57+00:00March 15th, 2019|Pre-Prep|

Our Reception children had the opportunity to visit the Clarke's farm at Hevingham accompanied by our Headmaster Mr Crossly. As part of their topic on animals they have been learning about baby animals and this year they were lucky to see a lamb that had just been born and also a calf born [...]

14 03, 2019

Inspiring the Next Generation of Scientists

2019-03-18T16:50:09+00:00March 14th, 2019|Prep, Pre-Prep, Early Years|

From Early Years through to the top two years, we aim to infuse pupils with a love of science, knowing that their future will be powered by STEAM (science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics).Exploring Science Through Play In the Early Years we start to gain scientific knowledge which we build on throughout our educational journey [...]

28 02, 2019

Making Maths Count

2019-03-04T11:06:03+00:00February 28th, 2019|Prep, Pre-Prep, Early Years|

The School offers an environment rich in mathematical opportunities starting in our Early Years classes, where we lay the foundations for mathematical understanding. Head of Maths, Mr David Sowry, gives an overview of the mathematical journey in Prep (also see below for Early Years and Pre-Prep): The Mathematics Department is a vibrant [...]

14 02, 2019

Encouraging Skills for Life through Growth Mindset & PSB

2019-02-15T10:24:44+00:00February 14th, 2019|Prep, Pre-Prep|

Growth Mindset remains a pillar of our school ethos and our pupils continue to collect well-deserved House Points for displaying the learning attributes that are so key to their success in education and in their future life and career in a forever changing 21st century world. Our Growth Mindset superheroes in Pre-Prep [...]

14 02, 2019

Den-Making Kit is Hit!

2019-02-25T11:04:25+00:00February 14th, 2019|Pre-Prep, Forest School|

The Pre-Prep School Council members were very excited to be the first to play with the den-making kit. An instant hit with the whole of Pre-Prep, the equipment was bought with a kind donation from a Pre-Prep parent. Whilst playing with their new den-building equipment, the children have been demonstrating all of these [...]

14 02, 2019

An Uplifting Musical Soiree

2019-02-15T10:28:14+00:00February 14th, 2019|Prep, Pre-Prep, Music|

All those performing in our first Soirée of the year had a thoroughly enjoyable evening. Great enthusiasm, energy and hard work was displayed by all and this was boosted further by such a supportive and motivating audience.A range of instruments were involved: guitar, piano, voice, drums, strings, cornet and oboe. The talent was extremely [...]

7 02, 2019

Author Inspires Pupils to Reach for the Stars

2019-02-25T11:05:49+00:00February 7th, 2019|Pre-Prep, Early Years|

Pre-Prep children, from Acorn class to Year 2, were thrilled to welcome back author and illustrator Karl Newson, the creator of our very own Growth Mindset superheroes. Karl shared a sneak peek at his latest children's book, 'For All the Stars Across the Sky', and also read one of his other books, ‘A [...]

7 02, 2019

Feeling Good for Children’s Mental Health Week

2019-02-08T12:43:32+00:00February 7th, 2019|Prep, Pre-Prep, Early Years|

To celebrate Children's Mental Health Week, we have been taking steps to be 'Healthy: Inside and Out' throughout the School, from Toddlers to Year 8. Toddlers: Benefits of Blowing Bubbles  We all love bubbles and that is certainly true of the youngest children in our School. In our Toddler & Parent Group, the [...]