Our Prep girls enjoy investigative science in a large, bright, well-equipped and resourced laboratory. Practical lessons develop scientific skills: designing investigations, carrying out experiments, learning the importance of fair testing and reliability, recording and evaluating results. Girls are encouraged to develop planning, thinking, time management and co-operative skills through practical tasks to solve problems and explore scientific theories.

We follow the National Curriculum in Middle Preparatory and Higher Preparatory (Years 4 and 5) and to prepare the girls for the senior school examinations at the start of the spring term in Form One (Year 6). After the examinations the girls undertake investigations in more depth and there is the opportunity for independent research to extend their knowledge and understanding in preparation for senior school.