Pre-Preparatory

Molly and Marius, the Little Lab Coats mice, visited Uplands Pre-Prep this term. They helped Ellie the Elephant with her toothache by making her a giant toothbrush and enough toothpaste to use, as she could not find it in the small valley store. During this experiment,...

‘New Term, New Beginnings’ is the centre point of all our daily play invitations. We incorporate critical thinking, creative and sensory experiences into our lessons using everyday recycled and natural objects in unique encounters. ...

The Uplands Pre-Preparatory are using the Reggio Emilia Approach. In this approach, children are guided toward learning through free inquiry and exploration. Some of the strategies include ‘documenting’(writing) the children’s words on their work, using loose parts in nature during activities, using lightboxes, and allowing...

The Uplands Pre-Preparatory teachers continue to be innovative in their teaching by implementing 21st century strategies in their lessons and activities. This term, we have continued to reinforce the six De Bono Thinking Hats. The teachers use these six coloured thinking hats for group discussions,...

Father Andrew was invited to the Grade 00s to do a lesson on New Beginnings. He chose to retell the Creation story and how it has impacted our lives as Christians. He relayed how Jesus’ death and resurrection have given us the opportunity to a...

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