CHILDREN JOIN THE BANDA PREPARATORY SCHOOL'S LOWER SCHOOL FOR YEARS 1 TO 4. YEAR 1 AND 2 EXPERIENCE KEY STAGE ONE, WHILST YEARS 3 AND 4 ARE ACCESSING KEY STAGE TWO, FROM THE NATIONAL CURRICULUM.
In the Lower School, care and emotional security are essential in our pupils formative education. We place great emphasis on pastoral care, academic achievement and through access to a broad and diverse range of extra-curricular activities. We encourage a combination of collaborative supervision, initiative and independent thought to develop the next generation.
Our broad curriculum allows each pupil to reach their potential, through exploration with a truly holistic curriculum, whether academically, on the sports field or in the field of creative arts.
Learning is not just classroom based. House events, involvement with charities and other extra-curricular activities are as important as our core subject-based lessons. We are dedicated to the all-round education of the individual and believe our Lower School equips the children with the self-confidence and skills to support a seamless transition to the Upper School in Year 5.