Independent schools in Lancashire, UK: Private primary school & secondary school in Blackburn, sixth-form college close to Manchester & Preston in north-west England. Pre-school / nursery for young children, before-school & after-school child care for boys & girls.
Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Blackburn: At the Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, we have an excellent reputation for providing top-class education to pupils in the wide catchment area of Lancashire. Centrally located in Blackburn, with an attractive parkside setting, QEGS is one of the leading co-educational independent day schools in the North-West of England, offering a first-class academic and extra-curricular education and excellent pastoral care to boys and girls aged 3 to 18, all on one site. Throughout our school, pupils benefit from small class sizes and excellent pastoral care. They thrive in a safe, caring environment and form stable and enduring friendships which continue well beyond school.
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Education Programmes: From age 3-18, pupils are given the finest education possible at QEGS. The programmes we run include:
- Foundation Stage / Lower School Program (3-6 years)
- Middle School Program (7-10 years)
- Upper School Program (11-14 years)
- Sixth Form (14+)
- Q-Plus: flexible before and after-school care
Dulwich Montessori Nursery School is situated in a beautiful and light Church Hall in Dulwich, in the London Borough of Southwark in south London, approx. 5 miles and a twenty minute drive to the city centre. We provide fulltime and parttime nursery and preschool programs for young children (2-5 years) throughout the Dulwich, Tulse Hill, Streatham Hill, Balham, Norwood, Herne Hill and surrounding communities. The main purpose for establishing Dulwich Montessori Nursery School more than a decade ago continues today.
We strive to provide carefully planned and stimulating environment to help our students develop an excellent foundation for creative learning. The learning materials at Dulwich Montessori Nursery School have been designed to provide a wide variety of learning experiences geared towards the developmental needs of young children. Each activity involves experiencing with unique materials proven to be intensely fascinating for the young child. When engaged in well structured tasks, our students experience inner satisfaction leaving them with a positive attitude towards everything connected with school.
Nursery and Preschool programs for 2 to 5 year olds; Morning sessions; Afternoon sessions. Activities include storytime, art and craft, creativity, music and movement as well as French lessons. Dulwich Montessori Nursery School is now open from 8-30 am to 3 pm Monday to Thursday and 8-30 am to 1 pm on Friday.
Fernhill School, in Glasgow, Scotland, is a Catholic independent school for children ages 3-18, that provides a nursery and primary programme for girls and boys, and a secondary programme for girls only. Standing on 9 acres of wooded grounds above the city of Glasgow, backing on to the Cathkin Braes, Fernhill School prioritizes the training of the intellect and will according to Christian principles, the development of habits of hard work, fostering good social relationships and success in studies. Fernhill School’s intention is to prepare pupils for entry to university, higher and further education.
School buses connect with various vantage points throughout Lanarkshire and Glasgow. Some of the starting points are Neilston, Paisley, Newton Mearns, Clarkston, New Stevenson, Bothwell, Airdrie, Hamilton, Carluke and Mollinsburn. Further details about their routes and pick-up points can be obtained from the school. Trains to Burnside Station also connect with a school bus.
Located in Taunton, Somerset, in the South West of England, Taunton School is a private, independent boarding and day school for boys and girls ages 0-7 that incorporates a nursery school & pre-preparatory school. Children can enter Taunton Nursery School from after birth, most usually following maternity leave to suit parental needs and can join at any point during the year, depending on availability of places.
Children progress through three stages of Tounton Nursery School from ages 0-4. From here, they will move up into the first year of the Pre-Prep in the September following their fourth birthday. Alternatively they can join at an stage in the Pre-Prep Department.
In the Pre-Prep, we very much believe that education is a partnership between school and home. We recognise and encourage the central role that parents play in their child's learning and development. To achieve this, we strive to inform and involve parents as much as we possibly can. Our aim is to produce well-rounded, articulate children by providing a balanced curriculum covering all aspects of their development - social, emotional, physical and intellectual.
Bletchley Pre-School & Cuddles Nursery, located in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, UK, is a quality daycare and pre-school facility offering care to children from birth-5 years old. Established for over 30 years, with experienced long-term staff, our childcare is extremely competitive in terms of service and fees. We offer daycare and pre-school sessions and out of term holiday clubs.
Abbotsford Preparatory school is a co-educational independent day school for children aged 2 ½ up to 11 years. We are located in Urmston, Metropolitan Borough of Trafford, Greater Manchester area, north west England and have nursery, infant and junior departments. At Abbotsford each pupil is encouraged and supported in a caring, disciplined and happy community. We set high academic standards and offer a broad curriculum throughout the school. Abbotsford Preparatory School is a member of the GEMS family of schools. GEMS managed schools consistently attain high standards of academic achievement.
GEMS students have gained admission to some of the world’s most prestigious universities including University of Oxford, University of Cambridge and University College of London in England; New York University, Boston University, Columbia University and Yale University in the US. Abbotsford Preparatory School will provide your child with the opportunities to develop their all-round potential through a rich and stimulating curriculum combined with a wide range of extra-curricular activities leaving you confident, knowing that your child will flourish.
- Preparatory School Curriculum for boys and girls aged 2.5 to 11 years
- Nursery, Reception and Preschool Programmes (Infant Foundation Stage)
- Junior School
- Subjects include English, math, science, history, geography, I.C.T., art, music, design technology and P.E.