Years 1-2

A real sense of friendliness, looking out for each other and kindness is palpable."
The Good Schools Guide
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books typically read by Year 1 girls during term time

At this stage, we aim to develop secure foundations in literacy and numeracy. In addition, class teachers - supported by teaching assistants - introduce cross-curricular lessons to make connections across subject learning, to expand girls’ horizons and to encourage them to develop the habits of an independent learner. Learning is brought alive through a rich programme of visits and girls enjoy the benefit of subject specialists for Modern Languages, Music, Swimming and Tennis.

  • Most subjects taught by class teacher
  • Cross-curricular links made between subjects where possible
  • Regular class visits to local museums and places of interest  
  • Specialist Modern Languages, Music and PE lessons
  • Dedicated specialist teaching areas
  • English Speaking Board examinations in Year 2
  • Lunchtime and after-school clubs and activities

Curriculum: Art, Design Technology, English, Geography, History, ICT, Mathematics, Modern Languages, Music, RE, Science,Thinking and Learning Skills as well as Lifeskills and Physical Education (swimming, gymnastics, skipping, mini-tennis, dance).

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