Years 3, 4 and 5
All pupils are taught the following subjects, largely by
Art and Design
Years 6, 7 and 8 (2 sets)
Subject-specialist teaching in all subjects is introduced
in Year 6. Boys are set by academic ability based on the
average of their examination results in Year 5, plus a careful
examination of their characters and needs. Setting is reviewed
at the end of each academic year only, and changes of set
are not made during the year.
Boys in Years 3 to 7 sit two sets of exams each year. These
take place towards the end of the Michaelmas and Trinity
Year 8 boys sit two Common Entrance mock examinations in
November and March, set by the Independent Schools’ Examination
Board (ISEB). Final Common Entrance examinations are sat
in the first week of June, and marked by boys’ senior schools.
Years 3, 4 and 5
Boys in Years 3-5 are set one prep in each of the following subjects every week:
Each prep should take about 30 minutes and should be recorded in the pupil’s
Years 6, 7 and 8
Boys in Years 6-8 are set one prep in each of the following subjects every week:
Each prep should take about 40 minutes and should be recorded in the pupil’s
Parents of a day boy must sign their son’s Prep Diary after completion of his
Academic staff are required to mark all work within one week of its collection.
Interim reports are issued each half-term containing effort and attainment grades
in all subjects. Full subject reports are issued at the end of each term.
Parents’ meetings for boys in all Year Groups are held after School on weekday
evenings staggered throughout the year.
Advice on senior schools
You can speak to the Head Master about senior schools on the following slots:
Wednesday 4.00 pm – 6.00 pm
Thursday 3.30 pm – 5.00 pm
Need more information?
Please contact our acting Director of Studies, Mr Jonathan Jenkins
Tel 020 7798 9035 Email email@example.com