"It’s about each child fulfilling their potential and that starts from day dot.”

Rebecca Vaudrey, Head of Lower Prep

Lower Prep

Lower Prep is a moment of huge growth and development for your child. It’s a time where deep friendships are forged, where children start to carve their place in life and where they begin to question the world around them. At Framlingham College, we know that these years are a momentous part of each child’s story and we’re here to provide support, guidance and encouragement so that everyone has their moment in the sun.

From the nurturing environment at the end of their Pre-Prep journey to the increasing maturity of the Upper Prep years, our ambition is to support your child during this significant time and instil in them qualities of independence and self-organisation; whilst stretching them academically and readying them to thrive in the real world. Above all, we allow them to revel in and delight in these most treasured years of childhood.

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During the Lower Prep years, we strive to instil in our pupils the foundations they need to build a life-long love of study. To develop a natural sense of curiosity and to encourage each of them to apply and stretch themselves on their own personal learning journey. We follow the National Curriculum in the core subjects of English, Maths, Science, Humanities, Art and Design, RE,…

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Pastoral Care

This is a time in your child’s life of much change and growth. We are here to support your child with their pastoral care right alongside their educational journey. We believe the two are inextricably linked. The Lower Prep school years are a period of increased independence for your child. From learning to tie their own shoelaces in Year 3, to moving around the school…

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Every child at Framlingham College is given the opportunity to shine, and this ethos is never truer than within our Lower Prep Co-curricular programme. Sporting opportunities increase greatly in Lower Prep where we introduce games such as rugby, hockey and netball with specialist teachers, and pupils enjoy some friendly competition as they start to play inter-school matches. We aim to develop a love of exercise…

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Pupil journey stories

A Fascinating Learner

An amiable and gregarious girl, Nuala is a logical thinker with an enigmatic, arty flair. Her strong work ethic, has certainly not gone unnoticed at Framlingham.

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Sports Fixtures

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Sport Team Location Result
Cricket FC Boys' 1st XI Home: Framlingham College Lost by 90 runs
Cricket FCPS Boys' 2nd XI N: Newmarket Rd Won by 36 runs
Cricket FCPS Boys' U11 Newbery N: Newmarket Rd Lost by 41 runs

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