6 03, 2020

Exploring the wonderful collection of books at Taverham Library

2020-03-06T12:02:30+01:00March 6th, 2020|Pre-Prep|

As part of our World Book Day celebrations, the children from Pre-Prep ventured to Taverham Library. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit, as we shared stories together and explored the wonderful collection of books available. We have lots of bookworms; so many of the children brought along their own library card to borrow books.Mollie Y1 said [...]

28 02, 2020

Reception feeling Egg-cited!

2020-02-28T15:24:11+01:00February 28th, 2020|Art, Pre-Prep|

There was great excitement this week with the start of the incubation of chicken eggs in the two Reception classes.We are fortunate that Mr and Mrs Rutterford, whose farm we visited recently, kindly provided the eggs and also a home for the chicks to return to when they hatch.The children were fascinated to learn about [...]

28 02, 2020

Breathe, Relax and have Fun at Yoga Hobby

2020-02-28T09:47:36+01:00February 28th, 2020|Hobbies, Pre-Prep|

A yoga hobby has been introduced this term and is proving very popular with our Pre-Prep children.The children focus on building their girdle muscles and the exercises they do help to develop their small and large gross motor skills.They learn about their emotions and how to self regulate these emotions in order to relax. They [...]

14 02, 2020

A Magical trip to Neverland

2020-02-14T16:03:19+01:00February 14th, 2020|Drama, Pre-Prep, Prep|

Langley Preparatory School had a wonderful time visiting Langley Senior School and watching their enchanting performance of Peter Pan. It was full of fun, laughter, adventure and of course magic! For many children it was the first time they had visited the Senior School and they were very excited for their visit [...]

14 02, 2020

A visit to Rutterford Farm E-I-E-I-O

2020-02-14T13:42:54+01:00February 14th, 2020|Pre-Prep|

The Reception classes had a wonderful visit to Mr and Mrs Rutterford’s farm. The children enjoyed running in the meadows and picking long grasses to swirl and swish. Lizzy particularly enjoyed using her long grass "look I’m pretending to be a tree!" After all the rain earlier in the week, there were lots of [...]

7 02, 2020

An Enthralling Visit to West Stow

2020-02-07T10:28:10+01:00February 7th, 2020|Pre-Prep|

Year 2 visited the Anglo Saxon village of West Stow in Suffolk to connect with their current project. This was a place that we had not visited before and it did not disappoint. The children were enthralled by the various houses and how they were constructed. A farmer was resident in one of the living [...]

6 02, 2020

Finding their Brave

2020-07-17T13:13:35+01:00February 6th, 2020|Early Years, Pre-Prep, Prep|

Children’s Mental Health Week was embraced in Pre-Prep, and throughout the year, with assemblies on ‘finding your brave.’ Pupils did this by feeling inside feely pots during assembly, while also singing along to a firm favourite, The Greatest Showman, which teaches us that we can say no sometimes. Head of Prep Mr Crossley also joined [...]

4 02, 2020

Pre-Prep Number Day

2020-02-04T14:38:17+01:00February 4th, 2020|Pre-Prep|

The children of Pre-Prep took part in their third annual ‘Number Day’. They experienced the joy, fascination and beauty of the number system through a series of number-themed challenges and games.Reception enjoyed getting practical with lots of interesting-looking and tactile counting equipment. They also channelled their Growth Mindset Heroes. Reception explored the numbers to 20 [...]

31 01, 2020

Pre-Prep and the Wolf

2020-01-31T15:00:02+01:00January 31st, 2020|Music, Pre-Prep|

Our composer for January is Sergei Prokofiev and the children have thoroughly enjoyed listening and watching the story of Peter and the Wolf as part of their Pre-Prep music lessons. We were very fortunate to welcome Mrs Godfrey, one of our peripatetic team, who was able to bring in a large selection of the [...]

31 01, 2020

Chinese banquet for Reception

2020-01-31T13:29:15+01:00January 31st, 2020|Art, Drama, Pre-Prep|

The reception classes have had lots of fun celebrating Chinese New Year. They have been learning about China both nowadays and in the past. They were fascinated looking at photographs of the Great Wall and the Terracotta Army and loved the idea of a bullet train that went so very fast. They sorted numbers [...]