The Junior Department comprises Years 3 and 4. Within this department, subjects continue to be taught by the Form Teachers with the exceptions of Music and Sport.

Children within this Department join the Senior School for Assembly on three mornings a week. The school day starts at 08.40 and finishes at 15.45, unless your child is taking part in an after-school club.

Pupils of this age are encouraged to become more independent and are requested to arrive in the classroom by themselves and settle to work, no later than 08:30. We have an open door policy and would encourage parents to feel that they can come and discuss any queries and concerns they may have.

Children in the Junior Department are set 20 minutes of prep every night, to encourage them to settle themselves and create self-discipline. In addition to this, they are required to read aloud for ten minutes to an adult.

Children are rewarded ‘Points’, which gain House points. There is also a more formal discipline procedure, which affects their House rather than just themselves.