Category: Years 1 & 2

Supporting your child’s understanding of number

30th March 2023

Online, you can find a magnitude of resources and advice regarding how to support your child’s development in Maths. This can sometimes seem a little daunting and cause some confusion….

Science Week!

30th March 2023

This year’s theme for British Science Week was ‘Connections’. Nearly all innovations in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths are built on connections between people. Therefore, throughout this week, Year 2…

Creative Curriculum

30th March 2023

This term we have enjoyed a mixture of learning how to draw, shade and colour in the style of some famous artists. We looked at Vincent Van Gogh’s ‘Starry Night’…

Magical Maths

30th March 2023

In Year 1 we are working hard to secure our addition and subtraction facts to 50. The groundwork necessary to develop a strong understanding of numbers relies upon a lot…

Forest School Fun

15th December 2022

To the external eye, forest school activities may look like free play and some may ask ‘Why?’. Forest School Research (2022) explain that such lessons make a difference in the…

Year 2 LOVE Reading

15th December 2022

Throughout the Autumn term, there has been a big focus on reading for pleasure in Year 2. As Roald Dahl stated in Matilda, books can transport you to new worlds…

Golden Fun

15th December 2022

Playing is a natural and enjoyable way for children to keep active, stay well and be happy. Freely chosen play helps children and young people’s healthy development. To have good…

The Intense Art of Handwriting in Year 1

15th December 2022

Our modern form of cursive handwriting is usually credited to 15th-century Italian Niccolo Niccoli. His unique script evolved over time into what we now call italics. However, forms of cursive…

Brabyns Success at Bellevue National Poetry Day Competition 2022

28th October 2022

Brabyns Success at Bellevue National Poetry Day Competition 2022 Brabyns Preparatory School is part of Bellevue Education – an international organisation founded seventeen years ago with a vision to educate…

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