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  • The​ ​Tiger​ ​who​ ​Came​ ​to​ ​Tea at the Fitzwilliam​ ​Museum!

    Published 18/10/17, by Jeanette Ariano

    In Week 5, City and Madingley Reception went on an adventure into art!

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  • Making pizzas!

    Published 18/10/17, by Jeanette Ariano

    Who will help us make a pizza?” said Miss Valcin and Mrs Lee.  “We will!” chorused 24 kindergarten children. And so they did. 

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  • Ely Museum - a pupil perspective

    Published 26/09/17, by Cath Thornley

    Term begin for our older children with a visit to Ely Museum for the Feast of Fenland as part of our 'Food, Glorious Food' topic. 

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  • Problem solving for personal growth

    Published 21/09/17, by Jeanette Ariano

    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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  • Working Walls for Working Minds

    Published 29/06/17, by Admin

    Children’s minds can be busy, intricate places where information is processed continuously throughout the day.

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  • Pre-Prep - Headteacher's Blog

    Published 30/03/17, by Jeanette Ariano

    Science and scientific skills form a key area of the curriculum of every topic we do in the Pre-Prep. For the Early Years Scientific understanding comes as part of the Understanding of the World strand of the Early Years Framework. 

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  • Year Two Role Models: Developing Empathetic Leaders

    Published 31/01/17, by Admin

    Role models come in a variety of forms and for the youngest in the Pre-Prep there are few more influential than their older peers.

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  • Maths in and for the community

    Published 23/12/16, by Admin

    Year One class got involved with the local park and community creating a few maths games for others to play.

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  • Year One English lessons inspired by the Amazon Rainforest

    Published 07/06/16, by e4 education

    English lessons involve all four skills, receptive skills: listening and reading; and productive skills: speaking and writing.

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  • Making room for participation

    Published 15/04/16, by e4 education

    '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, by e4 education

    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

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  • The Vision of Learning

    Published 15/03/16, by e4 education

    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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