The Curriculum

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5 junior students laughing in playground
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5 students running down the LEH field
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Smiling Junior student in class
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Junior student running in race on netball courts
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4 junior students swimming underwater in LEH Pool

In the Junior School, the curriculum offers our girls a wide range of learning experiences taught by our class teachers as well as subject specialists in Science, Computing, French, PE and Music. Digital technology plays an important part in learning and our girls have access to class iPads, Apple TV and an exciting Computing curriculum taught by a specialist teacher. We are proud of our excellent facilities which include spacious, well-resourced classrooms, a science laboratory, a fun and safe play area, specialist Art, Design Technology, Language, Computing and Music rooms. PE lessons take place in the Sports Hall, on the playing fields, netball courts and in the swimming pool. 

our academic subjects include:
Art English Mathematics Physical Education
Computing French Mindfulness (Y5) Religious Studies
Design Technology Geography Music Science
Drama History Personal Social & Health Education Spanish (Year 6)

 

Out of the Classroom

Exciting and engaging lessons are complemented by educational visits, workshops, themed days and visiting speakers. 
 

Events include:

  • Animation Day
  • Visit to Hampton Court
  • Enigma Code Breaking Workshop
  • Visiting authors
  • Visit to Butser Farm
  • PGL Residential trips (UK and France)
  • Online Safety workshops
  • Raising Resilience workshops
  • Visit to Legoland
  • Visit to National Archives
  • British Science Week
  • Puzzle Day
  • Team Building Day
  • Stride Young Enterprise
  • Wellbeing Day 

Wellbeing Day 2018

Extra-Curricular

At LEH we encourage our girls to embrace everything the Junior School has to offer. Whether girls are developing their talents, finding new hobbies or enjoying time meeting and making new friends, our varied and exciting extra-curricular programme keeps everyone busy!

And there is something on offer for everyone at LEH, whether it is music, sport, chess, debating, yoga, STEM club or languages (to name but a few!), our extra- curricular programme is a popular and important part of life at LEH Junior School.

Extra-curricular activities run at lunchtimes and after school and are led by our own teachers as well as visiting coaches and specialists. Full details of all our activities can be found in the Extra-curricular Club booklet.

Music

A wide variety of instruments are taught by our team of dedicated Visiting Music Teachers. Instrumental lessons offered include piano, violin, cello, flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, French Horn, harp, guitar, singing and percussion.

Many pupils take Associated Board instrumental exams and a good proportion of instrumentalists play in school ensembles.

Giving and getting involved

At LEH we want our girls to become good global citizens with an understanding and awareness of the local community and the world around them. We are fully committed to supporting local and national charities and in recent years have raised money for Children with Cancer UK, NSPCC, Guide Dogs for The Blind, Muscular Dystrophy UK, British Legion and Children in Need. 
 

Every year our girls help to organise and take part in fundraising events such as cake sales, raffles, dress up days and a sponsored danceathon to name but a few!