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Wandsworth Prep School
Newsletter
Friday 2nd October 2015
 
Head's Blog: Growth Mindset

One of our principal beliefs at Wandsworth Prep is that school should be a fun, exciting place where children can learn in a secure environment and be willing to take risks when trying out new ways of learning. What drives us, is a distinct focus on ensuring that we equip each child in our care with the skills they need to succeed, to achieve their full potential both in and outside of the classroom. When children leave us at the age of 11, we want them to embark...
 
   
 
   


Upcoming Open Morning

Wednesday 7th October
09:00 - 10:30


If you have any friends who are interested in WPS, they are welcome to attend our next Open Morning.
 
 
Drama Club: Pupils take part in Active Storytelling
 
Latest Sports Blog from Head of Sport
 




At Drama Club we have been enjoying Active Storytelling around the story of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe.  Each week we jump into the story and use techniques such as freeze frame, speaking in role, choral speech and physical theatre to bring the story to life.  This week we were trying to create tension and suspense.  Lovely Mr Tumnus was arrested by the wolves and we created...
 
On Wednesday14th October, Wandsworth Prep will be competing in its first Years 1 - 4 Cross Country. In preparation for this, there has been lots of sprinting, along with lots of out-of-breath-too-tired-to-run-anymore-Miss-Caitlin-don't-make-us! Most importantly though, there has been an impressive amount of persistence. Watch a video showing WPS Sport over the past fortnight.

  Forest School at WPS   Reception in Pictures  

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Over the past fortnight, pupils in Years 1 and 2 have been using the iPads to capture photos of light and shadow in preparation for our Light Exhibition as part of Poetry Week. View photos and watch a video of Forest School in action.

Reception have had a wonderful time settling in at Wandsworth Prep and we can't believe we have been together for over a month already! We have got to know all of our new friends very well through circle time games, trips to the common and exploring our new classroom..

 
  Dates for your Diary
 
OCTOBER

Monday 5th October: 17.00 – 18.00 Maths workshop for parents
Monday 19th October: 17.00 – 19.30 Parent/teacher clinics
Thursday 21st October: 17.00 – 19.30 Parent/teacher clinics
 
 
NOVEMBER

Monday 9th November: 17.00 – 18.00 Reading workshop: Reception to Year 4
Tuesday 10th November: 19.00 – 20.30 Parent Workshop with Lena Engel
Monday 30th November: 19.00 – 20.30 Childnet International E-safety workshop
 
 
     
 
Message from the office
    Teddy's Tune Time Toddler Group is coming to Wandsworth Prep!

We are excited to announce that Teddy Bears' Group, a pre-school activities group established three years ago by two local Mums Liz and Su, is introducing a new singing class for pre-schoolers.   Liz and Su are running a free 'taster' session of the new group on 21st October at Wandsworth Prep and we're offering places to Wandsworth Prep's current and prospective parents.  If you would like to attend with your child, please complete the booking form and Su and Liz will be in touch soon to confirm your place.  Alternatively feel free to email them at teddybearsgroup@gmail.com for more information.  There are limited places so please do respond as soon as possible if you would like to be assured of a place. 

Have a lovely weekend!
   
 
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Wandsworth Preparatory School,
The Old Library,
2 Allfarthing Lane,
London, SW18 2PQ
Telephone
0208 870 4133
 
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