Prep School – Curriculum Overview

Life does not consist of separate compartments of experiences. Everything has a cause, effect and implications for the wider world. Our Topic Curriculum reflects this. For example the science of investigating whether our climate is changing also has geographical, historical and environmental implications. It inspires debate and awareness of current affairs. Children understand the principles of all subjects but develop awareness that there are a multitude of connections with everything we learn.

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The core subjects of literacy and numeracy are taught each morning.  PE and music are taught by specialist teachers. We foster a sense of being one whole school by utilising the strengths, expertise and skills of teachers from our Senior department whenever possible. We utilise all relevant teaching areas within our school such as our sports hall, 3G pitch and drama studio. These initiatives help to ensure a smooth transition for our pupils from Key Stage 2 to 3.

We have curriculum enrichment weeks in the summer term when we focus on a wide variety of cross curricular topics such as the Olympics, local history or VE Day.

We are always striving to develop our curriculum to ensure that it continues to inspire our children and to fulfil the aims of our school.

 

Our highly experienced teaching team is committed to bringing hidden talent and undiscovered potential out into the light.


Bridgewater School Early Years Open Morning 2019

Early Years Open Morning 24th March 2020

We believe that the freedom to be yourself is the greatest freedom of all. That is why, as a family-focused school, nurturing individuality lies at the heart of everything we

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Bridgewater School talent show 2019 winner Saskia Beswick

Talented students put on show for Rainbow Trust

December 2019 saw philanthropic Sixth Formers undertake further charitable fundraising activity in the form of this year’s Senior Talent Show, in which the superb vocal talents of Year 11 pupil,

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Bridgewater School USA history trip to Boston, Salem and New York

USA History trip Christmas 2020

Following the success of last year’s History trip to Washington, Philadelphia and New York, a further trip to the United States has now been planned for Christmas 2020 (proposed dates

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First aid training for Prep school pupils

Prep pupils equipped with lifesaving skills

For our students, having an awareness of their personal and social responsibilities begins at an early age. So when pupils on the school’s Prep Council suggested implementing first aid training

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