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Avoid the Summer Slip

The academic year will soon draw to a close; children nationwide are currently relishing the thought of six or so weeks away from the classroom. The holidays will undoubtedly give children a well-earned respite from the routines of term-time; outings, catching up with friends, bike rides, park trips...
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Tue Jul 09, 2019 12:54 pm

The Importance of a Growth Mindset in Children

Building resilience and helping children understand the centrality of failure are oft-visited topics amongst educationalists. We are all aware of the dangers of wrapping children up in cotton wool and the challenges that lie ahead from those who have been sheltered from the minutest sense of failure...
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Thu Jun 20, 2019 12:42 pm

Instilling an International Perspective in Our Children

At Wandsworth Prep, we focus on instilling an international perspective in our children, to prepare them for the working world they will enter in years to come. Languages form a key part of the curriculum at Wandsworth Prep, with children learning Spanish throughout the school and French from Year 2...
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Thu May 23, 2019 11:06 am

Limited places for September 2019 at Wandsworth Preparatory School

At Wandsworth Prep, we go beyond preparing our children for a place at their first choice senior school with sustained emphasis throughout the school on breadth and balance, ensuring that children enjoy their learning, are happy and achieve their potential.  We welcome children of widely differing a...
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Wed May 01, 2019 3:31 pm

Small School, Big Opportunities

One of the dilemmas with which many parents are faced when choosing a school for their child, whether at the age of four or eleven, is size. The perception can often be that large schools, with cohorts of 80 or so pupils per year group, equipped with science labs and extensive grounds, offer childre...
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Mon Apr 08, 2019 1:05 pm

Top 10 Tips to Help Your Child Settle into a New School

If you are thinking of moving your child to a new school, you are bound to be feeling anxious as to how they might settle in. However, schools are generally very good at making new starters feel welcome and children are very adaptable, so - with some advance preparation - being the ‘new boy’ or ‘new...
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Fri Mar 15, 2019 1:34 pm

Choosing the right school at Reception

Research undertaken by the University of Durham, which focussed on assessment of over 70,000 children throughout the UK, recently revealed that the quality of teaching and learning in a child’s reception year has the most significant and sustainable impact on future academic success. Professor Peter...
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Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:03 pm

Top 10 Tips for Preparing Your Child for School

Starting school is one of life’s major milestones and for many parents, it can be an emotional time. It’s natural to feel both nervous and excited, but with a little advance preparation, both you and your little one will be able to cope with the transition more smoothly. Here are our Top 10 tips to ...
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Mon Jan 07, 2019 3:58 pm

Wandsworth pupils first ever to visit the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education’s revamped library

Four local pupils in Year 6 from Wandsworth Prep School have been the first ever group of primary school children to visit the refurbished library at the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education. The CLPE (Centre for Literacy in Primary Education) has one of the largest primary school libraries for...
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Mon Dec 17, 2018 11:57 am

Open Morning: 13th November 9am-11am

We warmly invite you to our next Open Morning on the 13th November from 9am - 11am. Come along to learn more about life at Wandsworth Prep School, discover the range of opportunities on offer to all pupils as well as having a tour of the school and meeting some of our staff. To book your place, simp...
Forum: Schools
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Mon Oct 08, 2018 2:48 pm

Wandsworth Prep: Preparation for 11+

At Wandsworth Prep, in Years 3 to 6, we sustain our emphasis on breadth and balance, ensuring that children enjoy their learning, whilst being mindful of the necessity to prepare them for the important senior school entrance exams they take in Year 6. The preparation towards 11+ is gradual and suppo...
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Fri Sep 14, 2018 4:39 pm

Wandsworth Prep Open Morning: 25th September 9am - 11am

We warmly invite you to our Open Morning on the 25th September from 9am - 11am. We would love to show you around the school, give you some insight into life at Wandsworth Prep School and give you the opportunity to meet some of our staff and pupils. Preparing children for a variety of senior school ...
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Wed Sep 12, 2018 4:15 pm

Wandsworth Prep School Open Morning: Wednesday 7th March

Wandsworth Prep School warmly invites interested families to our next Open Morning, taking place on Wednesday 7th March 2018 from 09:00 - 11:00am. If you would like to join us to learn about all that Wandsworth Prep School has to offer, please call Maria Major, School Secretary, on 0208 870 4133. Yo...
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Tue Feb 13, 2018 3:50 pm

Wandsworth Prep School Open Morning: Wednesday 24th January

Wandsworth Prep School warmly invites interested families to our next Open Morning, taking place on Wednesday 24th January 2018 from 09:00 - 11:00am. If you would like to join us to learn about all that Wandsworth Prep School has to offer, please call Maria Major, School Secretary, on 0208 870 4133....
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Thu Jan 11, 2018 3:32 pm

Wandsworth Prep School Christmas Fair - All welcome

Wandsworth Prep School's Christmas Fair will take place on Saturday 18th November, 3pm - 5pm . Enjoy some seasonal refreshments and browse our selection of market stalls selling Christmas trees, gifts, books, toys and much more. Children can also enjoy our Santa's Grotto and 'Kids Zone'. No need to ...
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Thu Nov 09, 2017 11:08 am