Reading and writing are the corner stones of education, and each individual is encouraged to work at their own level and reach for the next step.
Maths skills are also crucial building blocks in the early years, and we use a range of techniques and games, to develop number confidence and mental arithmetic skills. At Year 1 the children begin Inspire Maths, a Singapore approach to teaching Maths.
Languages Pre-prep French follows the termly topics, and is taught using a communicative approach, to maximise oral fluency and aural understanding. Children in French lessons are encouraged to talk in French as much as possible, and vocabulary from the lessons is reinforced by class teachers throughout the day. Reception children also have lessons in conversational Italian.