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Exploring – a wide and varied curriculum

Numeracy and Literacy are the key to unlocking a child’s education and they are a main part of the curriculum at Pre-Prep. Equally as important though is the introduction and development of other subjects to deliver a full rounded education for our 4 to 7 year olds.

A Curriculum Above and Beyond the Usual

Weekly timetabled lessons:

  • Music lessons taught by the Director of Music from the Prep School, along with the chance to be in the Choir; the Violin Group or Recorder Group, and individual music lessons.
  • Drama delivered by our Director of Drama in our purpose-built Studio Theatre.
  • Art – developing inquiring minds and creativity.
  • French – our native French teacher inspires a love of languages through the fun of learning French.
wycliffe nursery pupils learning about senses in class

PE, Sport and Dance taught by specialists

wycliffe nursery pupils reading in the library
  • Physical Education – games and sport are taught at least once a week in timetabled lessons, and there are many clubs and activities teaching and encouraging sport.
  • Swimming – Every child in Pre-Prep enjoys a weekly swimming lesson with a qualified swimming coach who teaches stroke development and confidence in the water.
  • Hockey – Year 2 are introduced to Hockey on the Astro-Turf, developing ball and stick control as well as learning to be in a team.
  • Tennis – after school Tennis in the summer from our Tennis coach.
  • Dance – every week, pupils in Pre-Prep have a Dance lesson taught by a Dance specialist.
  • Ballet– available from The Nursery Class upwards, Ballet is optional and taught by a qualified Ballet teacher.

Outdoor Learning adventures

The Pre-Prep Building is surrounded by outdoor play and learning areas with adventure playgrounds, green spaces and weekly access to the Prep School playing fields and Astro-Turf.

Forest School [link to Forest School page] sessions develop not only a love and respect for the natural world but a curiosity and sense of achievement as pupils learn to take risks in a safe environment.

wycliffe nursery pupil swimming in a pool