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Curriculum is based on but exceeds national literacy and numeracy frameworks, with daily maths and English lessons as standard. As in the senior school, pedagogy is designed for boys, with plenty of movement and praise from at least one parent for the way that school ‘manages short attention spans’! We were stunned by...

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What the school says...

The 100-strong QEH Junior School provides an enjoyable and enriched educational experience which is relevant and meaningful for every single boy. We aim to develop each boy's personal qualities, provide a sound foundation for the future, and ensure that every boy leaves recognising himself as a lifelong learner.

QEH Junior School is unique in Bristol and, being small, focuses on the individual, fostering a love of learning whilst nurturing the interests and talents of each boy. Each will move on with ease and confidence to secondary education, secure in numeracy and literacy. We aim to be a happy place with strong pastoral care, academic excellence, and high standards in drama, sport and music. ...Read more

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Since 2017 Mr David Kendall BA, MEd, PGCE. A product of two Derbyshire state school teachers and a grammar school boy himself, he vowed never to go into teaching but yet here he is, now heading the junior part of the kind of school where he himself was educated. A long career teaching history in various prep schools, spells as director of studies at Westminster Under and deputy head at Newton Prep preceded his arrival at QEH: ‘It was time to escape London after 15 years - and Bristol’s a great city,’ he told us.

Luckily this head has not abandoned the classroom, for ‘When Mr Kendall teaches us, there are sparks in his eyes!’ one boy marvelled and ‘He’s exceptional,’ according to a parent. But what drew Mr Kendall...

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