Henley Standard Property
HOME

Date:

Order your copy Advertise with us! HENLEY PAGES
Delivering the news from Henley on Thames and South Oxfordshire for over 100 years
  News     Sport    Celebrity   What's On Regulars Community Info Henley Standard TV Lifestyle Property Jobs Classifieds Gallery Trade
                               Follow us    Follow us    Newsfeed Search the Henley Standard  
A well-rounded start for youngsters
Published 06/05/14



DEVELOPED originally in Scandinavia, Forest School is an innovative educational approach to outdoor play and learning which was introduced into the UK in the mid Nineties.

Forest School was introduced at Rupert House seven years ago and all children in nursery and reception enjoy weekly sessions at our own secure Forest School site under the guidance of our three trained Forest School leaders.

Children learn best from first hand experiences and Forest School is all about learning through exploration and play.

Children are taught to evaluate risk and how to use their own initiative to solve problems which often necessitates co-operation with others.

As the children play they learn boundaries of behaviour, both physical and social. They grow in confidence, self-esteem and self-motivation and learn to value and respect the natural environment.


The importance of outdoor education has now been recognised in the Early Years Foundation Stage but Forest School is special because when embedded in the curriculum it links to and enriches all areas of learning and development.

The EYFS provision at Rupert House was deemed to be outstanding when theywere inspected. Come and see for yourself. There is an open morning on Wednesday, May 21 from 10am to 12 noon. Alternatively, you may book an individual guided tour.

THERE have been some new faces at Rupert House this term as new children have joined both the Rupert Bear and nursery classes. These are the school’s youngest children, who benefit from a happy, secure and structured start to their education.

One should never underestimate what young children are able to achieve in a stimulating, supportive and caring environment such as that provided at Rupert House.

At a time when the national curriculum has been narrowed down, Rupert House proudly boasts that sport, drama, music and the arts are essential aspects of what they do to give their children a well-rounded start.

Deciding on the right school for your child is very important and they believe that a personal visit is invaluable. Staff are always delighted to welcome prospective parents and their children and they very much hope that you will visit, meet the headmistress and take a tour of the school.

There is a number of open mornings during the year. These provide a general introduction to the school and will include a tour. The next open morning is on Wednesday, May 21 from 10am to 12 noon. If you would like to attend the open morning or arrange a personal visit please contact the office on (01491) 574263. The staff look forward to welcoming you.

Published 06/05/14

MOST POPULAR
Festival promising 'biggest band ever'
Fears over faded zebra crossing
Temptation Gifts win national award
Comedian arrives in Ferrari
Meeting for Townlands proposals postponed
Headstone unveiled at grave of WWI soldier
Designer to offer tips at House & Garden show
Inaugural Home and Garden show a success
LATEST LIFESTYLE HEADLINES
Renovation: the do's and don'ts
Lots of beautiful things at show
Year 6 girls secure their chosen senior school places
Ensure success and self-esteem
First-time buyers heading out of London after issues with Capital
Converted water mill that boasts a view in a mill-ion
A brief history of Henley...
Spacious semi is right on the Marks for craftsmanship and convenience
A vibrant education
Celebrating every pupil's gifts
Excellent activities
Never to early to prepare summer lawns
Latest Video View more from   Henley Standard TV
ADVERTISE WITH US
LATEST NEWS HEADLINES
Pony Club's surprise celebrity guest
New building unlikely for Henley Youth Centre
Zebra crossing repainted after complaint
Former Highdown School headteacher in court
Tree planting could reduce Henley pollution
Top Videos
 
Most Popular
 
 
 
 
 
Higgs Group
HIGGS GROUP
Tel: 01491 419400
www.higgsgroup.co.uk
HENLEY PAGES
Tel: 01491 419419
www.henleypages.com
HIGGS PRINTING & DESIGN
Tel: 01491 419429
www.higgsprinting.co.uk
HIGGS OFFICE SUPPLIES
Tel: 01491 419499
www.higgsofficesupplies.co.uk
HENLEY LIFE MAGAZINE
Tel: 01491 419449
www.henleylife.co.uk
HIGGS GROUP, Caxton House, 1 Station Road, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 1AD.

Cookie Policy | Copyright and Terms | Competition Rules | Contact Us | Advertise with us | Site Map
© Higgs & Co (Printers) Limited 2013  |  Registered in England number 1418717