Author Archive | shrewsburyprepatoria

Learning to read is exciting.

Learning to read need not be a daunting task for either child or parent. With 90% of our current pre-school children already reading I can assure you this been a fun and exciting time for all children. Children love spending time in one to one activities with a kind and knowledgeable adult, inviting them to […]

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Living Eggs.

Living Eggs. The eggs were delivered last Friday and we were told to expect chicks to begin to hatch by Wednesday. We were not disappointed! I arrived early this morning to find two fragile little chicks staggering about the incubator. As each team member arrived they made their way to the incubator too. We were […]

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Learning to read.

I have now been teaching children to read for a very long time and I never cease to feel thrilled when the first sounds and word is blended and read. It is quite a wonderful moment, in the long journey and process of learning to read and write, when children begin to read. At the […]

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Limited places available in pre-school.

At Shrewsbury Prepatoria we understand that children learn best when they are taught in small groups and led by experienced and knowledgeable adults. Our pre-school accommodates a maximum number of just 16 children. Children are organised into small groups, dividing their time between the wonderful Art Studio in the garden, the wooded area and the […]

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Climbing trees.

Autumn is a really beautiful time and a fantastic opportunity to teach children about the seasons of the year. Our pre-school children have enjoyed collecting leaves for a wide range of creative activities but most of all they have enjoyed climbing trees. One small boy found tree climbing easy and this led to other children […]

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Successful Open Day

Thanks to all our parents who attended the Prepatoria Open Day yesterday to support us and to chat to prospective families. It is always so exciting to meet new parents and children and to show off our lovely environment too. It was a busy happy day with lots of excited chatter and ohs and arhs, […]

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Parent Coaching Sessions

As a licensed parent coach I find it enormously rewarding to share the highs and lows of parenting with the families of the Prepatoria. The coaching sessions support us to communicate better with each other, to listen more, to ask questions  to clarify meaning and to empathise with others, not just our children. The skills […]

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