We are Year 3


The Junior School years are exceptionally important as children grow tremendously in independence, which in turn leads to greater confidence and self-esteem. We encourage academic success and the work is differentiated to ensure that your child progresses through successful steps and starts to take more responsibility for their own learning.  At the same time we value qualities such as kindness, good manners and respect.

In Year 3 we have a balanced curriculum where the children benefit from teaching by specialist teachers for Spanish, French, ICT, PE, and Music. At the same time our pastoral provision is exceptionally high as they are very much under the wing of a form teacher who liaises with the specialist teachers to ensure excellent communication and provision.  In Year 3 the classroom teacher is still supported by a Teaching Assistant, continuing the teacher to pupil ratio of 1 to 10.

Three times a week we have a staff briefing where the children’s welfare is paramount, any concerns are highlighted to ensure that all staff can support those children who for whatever reason require extra TLC. Our desire is that all children thrive at Chesham Prep and we all know that this is only possible when a child is happy, secure and is well known and understood by the teachers who are working with him or her.

From Year 3, you chill will begin swimming lessons and will experience for the first time playing as a member of a sports team against other schools.

On leaving Chesham Preparatory School our children go on to a variety of schools.  Mr Beale, the Headmaster, is always happy to meet with our parents to discuss their child’s strengths and suggest suitable future schools. Approximately 2/3 will qualify for Grammar School places, but not all will take up these places, and will either stay at Chesham Prep or move to independent schools

Virtual Open Day Registration Form

Our virtual Open Day will go live on Tuesday 7th July.

There will be a welcome address from our Headmaster, Jonathan Beale, a virtual tour from two of our Year 6 pupils and talks from our Head of EYFS, Junior and Senior Schools.
Please forward any questions to registrar@cheshamprep.co.uk by Monday 29th June, so that we can answer these. Please register below if you would like to come.

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Chesham Preparatory School
Open Day

Unfortunately, we have had to cancel our planned Open Day on Wednesday 7th September but we are pleased to announce that our Open Day on Saturday 10th October will go ahead with some restrictions to comply with current Covid-19 guidelines, most notably timed appointments. We have emailed everyone who has registered to attend but, if you have registered but do not appear to have received an email, please call the Registrar, Sue Johnson, on 01494 782619 ext 229 to book a time slot.  If you have not registered to attend but would like to do so, please also get in touch with us.  We regret that only visitors who have booked a timed slot will be able to come along on the day.

We look forward to meeting you and welcoming you to Chesham Prep.

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