The Junior Department builds upon the strong foundations laid in the Prep Department. Throughout the school, staff have high expectations of both behaviour and academic achievement, encouraging pupils to perform to the very best of their ability in all aspects of the curriculum. By the end of Key Stage 2 our pupils are well prepared for the challenges and opportunities of the Senior School and achieve SATs results which are far above the National Average. Class sizes are small and for some subjects the pupils are divided into two groups. Our experienced teachers, assisted by the wider support network of subject specialist teachers and teaching assistants, encourage every pupil to develop an inquisitive mind, discover the excitement of learning and take full advantage of a broad and balanced curriculum. Everyone is given the chance to shine.
"The school's curricular and extra-curricular provision ensures a rich and varied educational experience of excellent quality."
"In the Lower School, the use of specialist teaching and facilities in a wide range of subjects enhances the curricular experience." - ISI Inspection Report 2011
"Small classes, intimacy, friendliness of pupils to each other and the good academic reputation. The fact that children are taught to always achieve their true potential in a non-competitive, relaxed environment." - Parent comments from Independent Research 2010