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As with the senior school, very musical. Drama recently added to the curriculum for year 5s and 6s, and LAMDA popular. Art everywhere you look – a joy to see. Dedicated art studio with store cupboard packed to the brim with resources. Lunchtime and after-school clubs get their own brochure – over 50 at last count, with all teachers expected to run one. Lots of sport, with use of own and senior facilities. Some parents and pupils say it’s...

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Head of prep

Since 2013, Harry FitzHerbert (early 50s), previously head at King’s College School, Madrid, and before that deputy head of Boundary Oak School, Hampshire. Has also taught at a British international school in Lima. No surprise, then, that he kicked off his tenure here by expanding modern languages provision, with Spanish, French and Mandarin now firmly entrenched in the curriculum. More recently, has focused on Future Skills, an enrichment programme involving STEM, mindfulness, wellbeing, diversity, nature, creative arts etc (years 1 and 2) and leadership, problem solving, philosophical enquiry, independent study, general knowledge etc (years 3-6). Is also busy enhancing the outside space for Early Years so teachers ‘can better connect nature to the curriculum’.

Our impression was that he seemed more comfortable discussing facts and figures than sharing...

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