Prep Curriculum

Interesting lessons are crafted by our expert curriculum coordinators to ensure learning is never a chore for our keen Prep School pupils.

Prep Curriculum

Interesting lessons are crafted by our expert curriculum coordinators to ensure learning is never a chore for our keen Prep School pupils.

Prep School Education

A marvellous range of creative and inspiring lessons take place every day at Hydesville Tower Prep School where children receive a high-quality and well-rounded education in the following subjects:

  • Mathematics
  • English (reading, comprehension, spelling, punctuation & grammar)
  • VCOP (vocabulary, connectives, openers and punctuation)
  • Handwriting
  • Reading
  • Science
  • ICT
  • Languages (Spanish)
  • PE and Games
  • Topic (History & Geography)
  • Music
  • Art
  • Design Technology
  • Religious Education
  • Research
  • Enrichment

 

11 Plus Preparation

We are committed to our drive for academic excellence across all Prep School year groups and to ensuring that every child achieves their true potential by the time they leave us at the end of Year 6.  We prepare our pupils to sit the 11+ examinations from Year 2.  Find out more here.

 

Homework

It is recognised that homework is an important part of a pupil’s education and useful for consolidation and extension of work covered in class, as well as preparation for the next steps to be taken by the child.  Homework strengthens the educational partnership between the teacher and the pupil and provides parents with an opportunity to share and support their child’s learning.  It is also a means by which progress can be monitored.  Homework promotes self-discipline and independent study.

You can download the Prep School’s expectations with regards to homework in the policy and allocation document below:

 

Homework PolicyDownload
Homework AllocationDownload
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