Pre-Prep includes both our Year One and Year Two classes. The move from Foundation Two (reception) to Year One is carefully managed by the teaching teams who work together to ensure a smooth transition takes place. There are two classes in Year One and Year Two. Our bird theme continues with Year One as Cranes and Pelicans and Year Two as Flamingos and Herons.
We provide a happy, well-resourced and structured environment, where the children are valued as individuals and supported in developing their learning style, to then continue their journey in becoming independent and successful learners. Whilst we continually strive for high academic standards, we also celebrate a range of non-academic achievements and talents. We promote mutual respect for others, good manners and self-esteem, whilst having high expectations of the children’s behaviour and learning.
The school day begins at 8:30am and ends at 3:30pm. We offer a breakfast club facility from 7:30am to 8:00am. The children can be dropped off at the school gate at any time from 8:00am onwards, and are fully supervised by members of staff until the school day starts. We also offer an after school ‘tea-timers’ facility from 3:30 to 5:30pm.
The children in Key Stage One have a weekly timetable that details the range of activities they will undertake each day, as well as the time of their morning and lunch time breaks.
A nutritious lunch is provided by our professional caterers, The Brookwood Partnership, for all of our classes. The food is freshly prepared and cooked on site daily, with a range of options for children to choose from. We have a no nut policy and can cater for specific dietary requirements. The children have their lunch in the school hall with the Key Stage One teaching team, where they are supported to make healthy choices, develop table manners and use cutlery correctly.