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Lower School

Years 3 and 4 (Age 7 – 9)

Championing a thriving learning environment

At Bishopsgate, our approach revolves around building strong teacher-pupil relationships – a cornerstone of our pedagogy. We understand that establishing a positive classroom climate and fostering a happy learning environment are vital to unlocking our pupils’ potential. Knowing our pupils inside and out enables us to earn their respect and engage them effectively in the journey towards success.

Nurturing growth

Our primary mission is to build upon the foundational skills and talents of our pupils through this critical phase of their journey through Years 3 and 4. Through a nurturing and consistent approach, we empower our children to take on new challenges with enthusiasm, preparing them for a seamless transition to the Upper School. By offering memorable and fun-filled learning experiences, we ensure our pupils retain the essential knowledge and skills they need to flourish not only at Bishopsgate but also beyond its walls.

Unlocking lifelong learning skills

Years 3 and 4 are all about acquiring life-long learning skills, and at Bishopsgate, we take this mission seriously. Our innovative PSB model emphasises teaching these crucial skills, fostering autonomy, and cultivating a fearless attitude towards taking risks. With a growth mindset, our children embrace each new challenge with positivity, pushing their boundaries and discovering their limitless potential.

An expertly crafted curriculum

At Bishopsgate, we believe in offering nothing but the best to our pupils. Our dedicated form tutors lead the way, teaching subjects like Maths, English, Science, and most foundation courses. For a truly exceptional learning experience, we employ in subject specialist teachers for Physical Education, Games, French, Music, Design Technology, and select Humanities subjects. By grouping pupils based on their English and Maths abilities, we also ensure every child receives tailored attention and support while fostering collaboration and diversity in mixed ability groups for all other subjects.

Where adventure meets education

Embark on a thrilling educational adventure during Years 3 and 4 at Bishopsgate. Our commitment to exceptional teaching and learning transcends the ordinary, providing a journey filled with excitement, exploration, and endless possibilities. Through a curriculum designed to stimulate creativity and curiosity, our pupils are equipped with the skills they need to conquer challenges, excel in life, and reach for the stars.