Learning to think for yourself and being encouraged to think outside the box are the hallmarks of a NHEHS education and whatever subject is being taught, we encourage creativity and an enquiring attitude.
Key Stage 2 of the National Curriculum begins formally in Year 3. Class teachers are responsible for teaching English, Maths, History, Geography, Art, Design and Technology, PHSCE and RE. Subject specialists teach, Computing, Science, Music, Mandarin and Physical Education.
Girls continue to develop their skills in Mandarin throughout Years 3 – 6. In addition, they have the opportunity to learn French (all Years) and German (from Year 5) in extra-curricular clubs.
The pace of learning suits our daughter. She has never felt pressurised to achieve but is totally self-motivated.
We continue to make full use of visits to museums, art galleries, theatres, performing arts venues and historical sites as part of the curriculum and in Year 5 and 6 there are residential trips. Activities in school such as our own election on the day of the General Election, History and Book Week or International Week provide plenty of other opportunities to explore issues and girls are encouraged to develop their opinions and ideas.
Photos from a Year 4 Mandarin Class