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Prep School

Here you’ll find the lowdown on prep schools: boarding or day; mixed or co-ed; the options seem endless. This section aims to help you make an informed decision for your child by offering a wealth of relevant advice from teachers and specialists to support you while you and your child navigate the schooling system.

Prep Articles

Food Warriors

Small Change Big Difference: The school scheme encouraging sustainable eating

Small Change Big Difference has been harnessing pupil power to reduce waste and inspire a rethink of food shopping, eating and recycling

The mall School

Why The Mall School are phasing out Years 7 and 8

David Price, Headmaster of The Mall School, on its decision to phase out Years 7 and 8, so that students leave at the end of Year 6

Stem

STEM’s the Word: Encouraging Girls in STEM subjects

Felna Fox, teacher of Design and Technology at James Allen’s Preparatory School on encouraging girls in STEM subjects

St Nicholas prep school

Play Ball: The Importance of P.E.

Dan Wood, Head of P.E. and Games at St Nicholas Prep School, on the joy of sport and its importance for school children

Bilingual

The low-down on languages: supporting bilingual children

How should childcare professionals introduce children to a second language early on, and support bilingual children?

Dungarees

Why Knighton House School Pupils Wear Dungarees

Can uniform impact the way children learn? Knighton House School think so - this is why their pupils wear dungarees as school uniform

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