Computer Science is a key part of the curriculum and, as well as having lessons in the Prep School Computer Science suite, pupils also use PCs and iPads in the classrooms.
At this stage, children are introduced to French and French culture. They learn in a fun and exciting way, using stories, films, puppets, role play, flashcards, songs, games, and IWB activities.
Both Year 1 and Year 2 pupils receive a list of spelling words to focus on each week and daily reading books. Year 2 pupils may also receive a piece of either literacy or numeracy homework, which at times will be accessed through an online resource.
The Golden Rules continue to form an important part of pupils’ lives, with responsibility being fostered by allowing pupils the chance to care for themselves, each other, and the school environment; they also have the opportunity to be a Class Helper and a Playground Helper.
Through our weekly Life Skills sessions, which follow the ‘Jigsaw’ scheme, children are encouraged to discuss rules and ideas about why we need to think of others, adopting a caring and thoughtful approach to life and its challenges.