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Academic Overview

Our curriculum is designed to allow your child to explore, to think and to question for themselves from a very young age and to enjoy their experiences at Shrewsbury House Pre-Preparatory school. Engaging teaching, through a variety of learning methods and techniques, provides a strong foundation for your child as they progress through the school, …

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The Early Years (Nursery and Reception)

The Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum (EYFS) provides the children with the skills necessary to have the best possible start to life. Here, your child will embrace and direct their learning through a combination of play-based and adult supported learning. The EYFS naturally lends itself to a creative curriculum filled with awe and wonder. Your …

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Key Stage 1 (Years 1 and 2)

We recognise that the transition from Reception to Year 1 needs to be smooth, to provide continuity and consistency for the children. Teachers spend time in both phases during key points in the year, to ensure that your child will be well prepared and ready to embark on the next phase of their learning. Our …

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Forest School

All the children at Shrewsbury House Pre-Preparatory School enjoy regular Forest School sessions in the small dedicated woodland area within the grounds of the school playing field. Forest School provides a range of outdoor experiences and adventures that encourage our children to develop as individuals within a safe, secure and inspiring woodland setting. The child-centred, …

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Learning Enrichment at SHPP

Our aim at SHPPS is for all our children to reach their learning potential regardless of any physical, emotional or educational need. We recognise that your child may need additional support for a number of different reasons and the level of assistance required will vary from child to child. The degrees of support are: Wave …

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Extra-curricular

We offer a wide range of extra-curricular clubs and activities, both during and after the school day. Clubs are run by a mixture of school staff and external providers and we encourage all children to take part, where they can.  Clubs include: Cookery, Engineering, Gardening, Multi-Sports, Tennis, Chess, Choir and Football. For a full list …

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PE and Sport

Your child will have many opportunities to engage in physical activity and games as part of their day-to-day curriculum. Our indoor Sports Hall and private outdoor Sports Field allow Nursery children to have a PE session every week while Reception and Years 1 and 2 enjoy two PE sessions and an afternoon at our sports …

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Music

We recognise that music provides a key opportunity for pupils to develop confidence and resilience, which is why music forms a fundamental part of life at SHPPS. Class music is taught twice weekly from Nursery through to Year 2, utilising an array of tuned and untuned instruments to maximise learning and to help develop a …

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Outings and Visitors

We actively pursue opportunities to supplement and enhance your child’s learning experience by organising regular outings for the children in the school.  Each year group will organise outings across the year, with a mixture of local trips using public transport and further afield outings in the Shrewsbury House minibuses or coach. Brooklands Museum The Houses …