Classes are largely taught by their form teacher, believing that the development of a close relationship with the form teacher is of great benefit at this stage of their education. Music, PE, Art, French, Computing and Games are taught by subject specialists.
Children are set in Mathematics and English according to ability.
Parents are issued with details of the Curriculum to be covered in their child’s year group shortly after the beginning of each term.
Music plays a very important part in the life of the school. There is a Senior Choir, Junior Choir, Orchestra and Brass Band. Regular concerts are held and allow children to perform publicly, individually and as members of a group.
Instrumental lessons are given by peripatetic instrumental staff on a wide variety of instruments and pupils are entered for public examinations when the required standard has been achieved.