STEM Fest week: Reception had so much fun

What a wonderful and busy STEM Fest we have had! All week we have been helping people including the Royal London Society of Dinosaur Experts with their research into the prehistoric creatures. We have measured dinosaur feet, made volcanoes and carefully excavated fossils. We loved meeting baby dinosaurs and a, not so fierce, T-Rex. We … More STEM Fest week: Reception had so much fun

STEM Fest week: The brilliant Immersive Planetarium

On the Wednesday of STEM Fest week saw the whole Pre-Prep visit the amazing 7m planetarium dome set up in the Sports Hall. When the roof of the planetarium opened up, the children watched in wonder as the night sky appeared. They learnt about the stars and the space station before a special 360° film. … More STEM Fest week: The brilliant Immersive Planetarium

STEM Fest week: A bug-tastic afternoon for Year 1 and 2

Year 1 and 2 had an amazing experience on Friday morning at BugFest! The children, and adults, were kept on the edge of their seats as they learned about a range of different creepy crawlies, including giant African land snails, scorpions, stick insects and even tarantulas! We all had the opportunity to observe the different … More STEM Fest week: A bug-tastic afternoon for Year 1 and 2

STEM Fest week: A special week of Forest School

To coincide with our STEM festival the Pre-Prep held special Forest School sessions that included a fire and lunch outside. We have all participated in activities that even though we may not be aware, are linked to Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. The joy of being outside is learning without really realising. Nursery had a … More STEM Fest week: A special week of Forest School

Year 1 welcome Mr Ward for an exciting morning of Space!

Fascinated by their ‘Space’ Topic, Year 1 were delighted to welcome film maker and parent Leander Ward to the Pre-Prep. Mr Ward talked about and showed the video of a film he made of the NASA test launch of the space capsule Orion, from Cape Canaveral in 2014. The children were transfixed and had lots … More Year 1 welcome Mr Ward for an exciting morning of Space!