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Outdoor Learning
The Benefits of Outdoor Play for Children

Outdoor play offers children many benefits, from encouraging curiosity to developing social skills. Making time for playing outside is just as important as their academic development.

School Information
Food, Glorious Food

Keeping children fuelled for the day is an integral part of making sure they are active and keen learners. At St Peter’s, nourishment and ‘refuelling’

Little Hares toddler group Summer term 2024 dates
News from St Peter's
Little Hares toddler group Summer term 2024

St Peter’s Preparatory School’s Little Hares Toddler Group will run between 09:15 and 10:15 this Summer term on the following Thursdays: 2 May 2024, 23

News from St Peter's
Senior school scholarship success

Congratulations to our Year 8 pupils who have been hugely successful in achieving places at a variety of senior schools and gaining a range of

Head's blog
Spring Term 2024, Week 9

There have been some wonderful Easter shenanigans happening this week. We have lambs in the fields and the children have been making nests for eggs in

Education Insights
6 Benefits of Team Sports at School

In the dynamic landscape of school life at our independent school in Devon, team sports not only add a splash of energy and competitive excitement

Head's blog
Spring term 2024, Week 7

It has been great to see the children back after half-term. There are lambs in the farmer’s field behind Pre-prep, the daffodils are out and

Outdoor Learning
What are Beach Schools?

At St Peter’s Prep, our private school in Devon, we believe that children should have the opportunity to experience hands-on learning whilst immersing themselves in

Guides & Tips for Parents
How Can I Teach My Child To Be More Independent?

Encouraging children to become more independent is vital for personal development. Independence allows children to be resilient, builds their confidence, gives them a sense of

Head's blog
Spring term 2024, Week 5

… and the half-term went just like that! It has been lovely to catch up with so many parents at child-led parents’ evenings and I