Pembroke Pre-Prep

Welcome to our flourishing Pre-Prep

With outstanding outdoor facilities, our Pre-Prep provides a happy, stimulating and secure learning environment where young children, aged 6 months – 5 years, can develop at their own pace and acquire the knowledge and skills they need for a happy and secure start to school.

Pre-Prep children attend one of our individually catered, age-specific settings, starting from our littlest people in Mini-Martlets through to Pre-Nursery, Nursery and Reception, and they are welcomed on a daily or ad-hoc basis to suit your family life.

Throughout the Pre-Prep we follow the British EYFS framework, which ensures that all children make positive academic and social progress through structured lessons and guided play, and are kept healthy and safe.

Children can indulge their creativity and curiosity in a variety of exciting activities. From engineering bridges in the sand pit to whipping up culinary delights in the mud kitchen, from imaginative play in the playhouse to engaging in sensory experiences, there’s never a dull moment and the adventure doesn’t end there! In our forestry area, they can explore even further, venturing into the enchanting fairy garden or embarking on a mini-beast hunt, expanding their imagination and learning in the great outdoors.

Central to our ethos at Pembroke House is the belief that children need the space to be children in order to develop and learn effectively. This is particularly applicable to our Pre-Prep children. Thanks to our extensive 140 acre rural campus, they enjoy lots of fun activities, many of which are timetabled into the Pre-Prep week as part of the core curriculum, including:

• horse riding
• cycling
• swimming
• forestry
• art
• music
• drama
• digital learning

A varied programme, with plenty of time outdoors, encourages children to enjoy learning, discover interests and establish good relationships with each other, as well as with the teachers and coaches who will support them as they move through the school. Having fun outdoors also yields countless opportunities to foster the values and skills that will enable them to thrive as pupils and people.

Academically, children in Pre-Prep are taught a wide ranging-curriculum in small classes, with a strong emphasis on hands-on learning. While the majority of academic subjects are taught by our highly-qualified Pre-Prep staff, children also benefit from specialist teaching in P.E., music and swimming.

“The Pre-Prep at Pembroke is the perfect, happy and loving environment that children need in their early years. It is well structured, there is great communication and the teachers go above and beyond to ensure each child is well cared for".

Pre-Prep parent


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