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  • Seeing the good in others: reward for positive praise

    Published 13/03/18

    Keri Lennon, Year 2 Teacher at the City Pre-Prep, shares her thoughts on developing positive learning cycles in Early Years education.

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  • Game theory

    Published 14/12/17

    The study of logical decision making.

    This topic focus article was written by 6th Form students Phillip and Rhys.

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  • Problem solving for personal growth

    Published 21/09/17

    From a very young age children test new ideas, discover their capabilities and develop as people by taking risks and trying. Along the way they will, inevitably, make many mistakes and encounter many stumbling blocks.

    Part of our approach to learning in Pre-Prep prepares children to react positively and proactively when such situations arise. As a new academic year begins a fundamental concept has been focused on with pupils in 2C: problem solving.

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  • Mr Walker Interview

    Published 06/12/16

    An interview with the Senior School's Headteacher - Mr Walker

    By Qifei Zou and Francesca Boyce-Cam

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  • Making room for participation

    Published 15/04/16

    'Do' lessons are part of a three lesson cycle project. It is based on a child-initiated learning process where pupils decide what to do and what to learn.

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  • Loose parts play

    Published 23/03/16

    In any environment, both degree of inventiveness and creativity, and the possibility of discovery, are directly proportional to the number and kind of variables in it

    Simon Nicholson
     
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  • The Vision of Learning

    Published 15/03/16

    Building on the previous blog post, ‘Learning is not confined inside the walls of a classroom’, this post will talk about the different learning types that are taken into consideration in the Pre-prep School and how these adhere to the Stephen Perse Foundation (SPF) curriculum wheel.

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  • Learning Beyond the Classroom

    Published 08/02/16

    Learning is not confined inside the walls of a classroom. The world around us is filled with opportunities to extend our knowledge and thinking skills.

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