Pupils in the Prep school demonstrate a strong appreciation of the wider aspects of life, encouraged by the stimulating range of activities offered by the teaching.ISI Inspection 2020
Our school day is organised to provide maximum time for learning across a balanced curriculum.
Although the school day begins at 8:30am, pupils may arrive from 8:00am.
Below is an outline of our school day. At the start of the academic year pupils will receive a copy of their specific class timetable. Please note that timings differ slightly between KS1 and KS2.
|8:50||Phonics / Reading / Assembly|
|9:15 – 10:30||Lessons|
|10:20 – 10:40||Break|
|10:50 – 11:40||Lessons|
|11:45 – 12:45||Lunch / Break|
|12:50 – 14:30||Lessons|
|14:30 – 14:50||Break|
|14:50 – 15:45||Lessons|
|15:45||Lessons end for years 1 – 6|
|15:45 – 16:30||After School Clubs|
Breakfast Club (Year 3 and above) runs each weekday from 7.30am until registration – £5 a day (including breakfast).
Lunch & Break Time Clubs
Several clubs take place during
Pre-Prep After School Care Club
If required, care can be provided for Pre-Prep pupils in our After School Care Club. It is held in the Art room and supervised by a team comprising Pre-Prep teachers and/or classroom assistants. During this time pupils are offered sandwiches and have a choice of activities such as drawing, puzzles, games and DVDs. On fine days the children may go outside on the playground. Parents may collect their children any time from 3.30pm to 5.00pm.
Pupils wishing to attend these sessions must complete a registration form at the start of each term. There is no charge for this provision until 4pm.
After School Clubs
Activities and homework club take place after school every afternoon from Monday to Friday from 3.45pm until 4.30pm.
The programme is distributed to parents and pupils at the beginning of each term. Under the supervision of their parents, pupils sign up for the clubs they wish to attend and return the form to the School Office.
Pupil supervision is offered from 4.30pm – 5.00pm for those parents who require it. One-off sessions are also available on request.
Supper Club runs until
Day Boarding runs until
Day and Flexi Boarding options are available for older pupils in the Prep School.
Child care is also available for children from 5 years to 15 years during school holidays (excluding bank holidays and the week between Christmas and New Year). See HIGH5 Sports and Activity Club for more details.