Frequently Asked Questions

In answer to a few of your questions

Helping Your Child Prepare

Start talking to your child about school a few months before they’re due to start. When you’re near a school at drop-off or collection time, stop and explain to your child what’s going on. If they know what to expect they are less likely to be unsettled or have a difficult transition. As their first day nears, talk to your child about what to expect. Talk about playtime and lunchtime as well as teachers and learning. Try to familiarise your child with letters and numbers before starting school. If you can, read more often with your child.
Moving from the top class of primary school, Year 6, to the bottom class of secondary, Year 7, is probably the biggest change your child will have ever known. Don’t underestimate the importance of this moment in your child’s life, even if most of their friends are going to the same school, and you have older children. Because moving schools is such a change in their lives, your child will almost certainly be nervous. Take time to talk things through—or at least, let your child know that you realise they might be anxious and you’re willing to listen. Children often feel better about worries when they share them.
Aim to keep your time as free as possible around the early days of secondary school—your child may be growing up, but this doesn’t mean you’re not needed. Could you get home from work early, or even work from home, so that you’re there to talk through how things are going when they return home?

Learning at Grace

The English National Curriculum provides the framework for learning for children aged 5 - 16 years old. This includes the subjects, the knowledge, understanding and skills appropriate for each year level.
Any of the five fixed stages into which the national curriculum is divided, each having its own prescribed course of study.

The National Curriculum targets are assessed at the end of each Key Stage.
Key Stage 1 is comprised of Year 1 and 2, ages 5–7
Key Stage 2, Year 3–6, ages 7–11
Key Stage 3, Year 7–9, ages 11–14
Key Stage 4, Year 10 and 11 (IGCSE), ages 14–16
Key Stage 5, Year 12 and 13 (A-Levels), ages 16 - 18
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Pay attention to the students themselves...
Do they seem happy and motivated? Do they speak positively about their teachers and school-life? Our students are the best Grace ambassadors.

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There are a variety of sports and clubs so that your child can develop.

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