A different kind of nursery education for your child Engaging spaces for every stage Our woodland classroom The Art Studio Shrewsbury Prepatoria is not seeking to be an outstanding nursery, it is redefining what Pre-school education should be Take a look at our prospectus A Prepatoria education - learn more about our Reggio Emilia-inspired approach Better than recommended ratios - ensuring individual attention and development

Ofsted Result – Outstanding Quality of teaching.

During our November inspection last year the Inspector had the following comments to make about the overall quality of teaching, learning and assessment: Staff plan precise activities that are focused to meet all children’s individual learning needs. They provide children with real-life experiences and an extensive range of natural materials and resources. Children’s learning is […]

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Ofsted Result – Outstanding Leadership and Management.

During our November inspection last year the Inspector had the following comments to make about the effectiveness of Jane Smalley’s leadership and management:- The arrangements for safeguarding are effective. The manager and staff show an in-depth understanding of how to protect children from harm. Safeguarding procedures are robust and staff keep their excellent knowledge of […]

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Ofsted Result – Outstanding Behaviors

The Inspector had the following comments to make about the personal development, behaviour and welfare of the children Staff take time to get to know children and work very closely with parents to support children’s emotional well-being. Home visits have been introduced and this has been very successful for all children, particularly those who are […]

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Talk of the Town!

Local newspapers Shropshire Chronicle and Shropshire Star found our recent Ofsted award ‘Outstanding in all areas’ as highly newsworthy. We were also blessed to receive some very kind words and congratulations from Neville Ward, the Early Years and Childcare Service Manager from the Shropshire Council:- “I just wanted to contact you to congratulate you on […]

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No room at the Inn – Our 2017 Nativity #3

  Nativity Rehearsals 3 – 27th November 2017 Oh, the Christmas spirit! What fun our rehearsals are turning out to be. This week we’ve had an angel who wants to be a shepherd, flatly refusing to wear the angel costume her parents brought, though she did agree to sing Twinkle Twinkle with the other angels. […]

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Twinkling Stars – Our 2017 Nativity #2

Nativity Rehearsals 2  – 20th November 2017 The children have now been allocated specific parts for the Nativity play, lines have been given and suggestions for the sort of thing a shepherd/king/angel might wear have all be noted. Today’s rehearsals have gone quite well, all things considered. There were three renditions of ‘Twinkle Twinkle’ sung […]

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Our 2017 Nativity

Nativity Rehearsals 1  – The story of Christmas 14th November 2017 Nativity rehearsals have begun for our first ever Nativity performance. We set the scene for children by telling them the story of the first ever Christmas, which children have really been enjoying. Of course, there was a little confusion at first when one small […]

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