Co-educational
Day & Boarding 7-13 years,
Pre-Prep & Nursery 2-7 years.

Our main purpose has always been to prepare pupils thoroughly for their Senior Schools, but not to over coach or have Common Entrance or Scholarships as an end in themselves. Prep School is a part of a child's education and the most important thing is that the foundations are laid for individuals to maximise their potential throughout their lives. We offer as broad an education as possible as well as constantly reviewing our curriculum and the way we deliver it to ensure we provide a wide range of learning opportunities.

 

 

Our aims

Flexibility – we deal effectively with a mixed-ability entry and encourage each child to reach his/her highest potential;

Breadth – we offer the widest possible range of opportunities for each child to reveal talents and to excel in at least one area;
 
Structure – on the one
hand we give a sense of security and progress, while on the other we provide a norm against which the needs of the individual can be judged;
 
Rigour – each child is monitored using two Work Reports during the term, discussed individually with his/her Form Tutor and seen by the Headmaster, as well as an end-of-term report. In
addition parents have the opportunity to discuss their child's progress with individual staff at Parents' Meetings.
 

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Classics

At Abberley Hall the children have the opportunity to learn both Latin and Greek and within the syllabus the children study both the historical and cultural impacts of both societies.

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English

A fundamental aim of teaching English is to instill the confidence to enable a child to stand up in public and speak to a crowd, to write, to listen critically to others and to express an independent opinion.

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Geography

We aim for Geography to be a highlight of any pupil's time here. The Geography we teach helps to develop children's knowledge, understanding and skills so that they will be better informed about the world they live in.

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History

In the History department at Abberley Hall, we hope to lay the foundation for a subject that will become a lifelong pleasure. 

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ICT

We aim to provide a continuity of experience in ICT from Pre-prep upwards so that children are fully equipped to continue developing at their next school.

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Learning Support

At Abberley we chose the title Learning Support because that describes exactly what we do. We support children across the full range of abilities and subjects. 

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Mathematics

A team of enthusiastic and experienced mathematicians delivers the teaching here at Abberley. Their diverse backgrounds complement the flexibility we have when delivering the curriculum.

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Modern Languages

At Abberley Hall we aim to introduce languages from the Pre-prep. We currently study French and Spanish but we are constantly evolving to the changing times.

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Physical Education

P.E at Abberley aims to build on children's enjoyment of, and need for, activity and movement. We look to develop coordination, strength, stamina, skilfulness and an appreciation of physical excellence.

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Science

Science is a demanding subject and our aim is to provide the children with the strongest possible foundations for the work they will tackle at secondary school.

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Religious Studies

At Abberley Hall each child will have a fully comprehensive, engaging and twenty-first century course within Religious Studies, including classic biblical understanding and approaches from other major world faiths.

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