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Middle Years


Middle Years: Years 3 & 4

The journey to Middle Years sees a gradual transition towards learning the core skills of communication and maths, as these are timetabled lessons. The element of choice remains during these sessions and experimentation and first-hand experience remain central to the children’s learning.

Project work takes on a new dimension. Children begin to take more responsibility for planning and directing their own learning.  A single open-ended project can provide in-depth learning opportunities for a whole term.

Middle & Later Years Camp

From Year 3 to Year 6, children attend an annual camp. For many, this is a rite of passage. Staying two nights with their friends and teachers in ancient woodland, students connect deeply with themselves, each other and the natural world.

(With thanks to Circle of Life Rediscovery, our camp hosts, for the use of this film).

straws and clay
We have freedom