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Welcome to Pre-Prep


Birkenhead School Pre-Prep is the second phase in the Early Years Provision at the School.  It is an exciting and fun environment with lots going on to engage, entertain and develop the children.  

Pre-Prep area is busy and active with lots going on to engage, entertain and develop children. We work hard to provide enabling environments that stimulate, excite and intrigue the children so that they are curious to see and do more. All these experiences help to shape their individual development and build the foundations for future success, wellbeing and lifelong learning.
In Early Years children learn through play. Children can become deeply involved in place, taking things they already know and combining them in new ways to increase their understanding and build on existing learning. Children take part in a wide range of activities including Yoga, Dance, Mystery Readers, participation in the Prep’s annual Sports Day, as well as Christmas and Summer performances.  Children make friendships with their peers and across different year groups and a highlight of each week is when Year 6 ‘Reading Buddies’ read with our younger children in the Pre-Prep.

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Pre-Prep News

Inspiring Talks Series - Donna David

Inspiring Talks Series - Donna David

Earlier this week the children in Little School (Reception to Year 2), welcomed children’s author, and self-proclaimed “Chocolate Monster”,  Donna David, to the School to hear all about her new book, Planes, Planes, Planes!.

Early Years support for Koala North West

Early Years support for Koala North West

Charity News. Thank you to all of our parents in Early Years who kindly donated towards this year's collection for families supported by Koala North West. 

Launch of Squirrels in Little School

Launch of Squirrels in Little School

Birkenhead School is one of 4 Scout groups across Merseyside selected to run their exciting, new Squirrels programme.

Key Facts

Since September 2017, Pre-Prep is open 50 weeks of the year

Pre-Prep children benefit from the wider School facilities 

The Pre-Prep team are graduates or qualified teachers

Forest School and outdoor learning are important parts of life in Pre-Prep.