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Wandsworth Prep School
Newsletter
Friday 4th December 2015
 
Head's Blog:
From Tiny Acorns Mighty Oak Trees Grow

420 teaching hours ago, 50 children, aged between 4 and 8 years old, walked through our gates, ready to embrace new learning experiences and challenges. 11 children, in particular, walked through our gates for the first time; the veritable start of their educational journey.
 
   
 
   


Next Open Morning

Wednesday 27th January
09:30 - 11:30


If you have any friends who are interested in WPS, they are welcome to attend our next Open Morning.
 
 
WPS Rugby World Cup
 
Enquiry-led Curriculum in Practice
 

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Wow, what a fantastic term of skill and game-based learning! We have all loved learning the rules and skills of tag rugby and putting these into practice at the WPS Rugby World Cup!

Children represented six countries: Wales, England, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and Scotland. They loved marching around the different stations with their team leaders and flags and had fun playing two games each against different countries. 

Year 3 and 4 are so excited about Monday 7th December at 6pm.  This is when The Great Exhibition – The Enduring Eye of Antarctica- will be opening for one night only! 

This is the culmination of our study of Antarctica, Shackleton and creation of our company I.R.T (International Rescue Team). Back in September, the children received a film showing them some stranded National Geographic scientists, floating off on an ice flow to their certain deaths.  We found posters around the playground asking people to apply for the role as rescue team.

 
 
Year 2's London Workshop
 
Reception's Presentation to Parents
 

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This term, Year 2 have worked hard to become London Experts. This has included learning about the history of the city.

To showcase what they have learnt, on Wednesday 2nd December, Year 2 held a London Workshop for their parents which included a debate on whether Guy Fawkes Night should be banned and a London Landmarks Colouring Competition.

Reception recently enjoyed sharing their knowledge of the world to their parents. 

Based on the book, Zog, which is about a character from another planet who cannot read or write and doesn't know anything about planet Earth, Reception recently took on the role of Earthling Helpers to teach Zog about the world and all of its continents.

 
  Dates for your Diary
 
DECEMBER

Tuesday 8th December: Reception and Year 1 Christmas Nativity
Wednesday 9th December: Christmas Carol Concert (all years)
Thursday 10th December: Term ends at midday
 
JANUARY

Tuesday 5th January: Term commences
 
     
 
Message from the office
    Have a lovely weekend!    
 
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