Quick summary of key school information
|Language of instruction||English|
|Native English teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English)|
This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2019/2020.
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|Number of students||
|Language support for students not fluent in English||
English as an Additional Language
|Additional language classes offered by the school||
French, Spanish, Latin, Kiswahili
|Use of technology in the classroom||
Classrooms are equipped with dual touch interactive SMART boards, allowing the children the opportunity to use and explore technology in learning, keeping up with the ever-changing trends in education whilst gaining dynamic skills.
|Do teachers assign homework to their students?||
|Approximate hours of homework given||
Depends on the subject and grade level.
|Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs||
The Learning Support Department
|Learning support offered||
PHPS believes in the early identification of pupils with individual learning needs so that appropriate intervention can begin in order to maximise the pupils’ learning within the mainstream environment. The teachers in the department support pupils through differentiation, or through individual, small group or in class support as required by a child’s individual learning needs.
|School start time||
|School finish time||
3:45 pm or 4:15 pm depending on the grade level
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered||
Aqua fun and games, board games, card games, chess, computer skill, DIY crafts, exploring nature, football, fun arts and crafts, knitting, funky dance and aerobics, home decorations, interactive whiteboard games, juggling and acrobatics, karate, kickboxing, modern dance, monkeynastics, nature club, origami, outdoor games, potter, Spanish, table tennis, taekwondo, trampolining, video club, badminton, book club, calligraphy, construction club, cookery, cross stitch, debating, digital photography, drama club, embroidery, fibres and fabrics, gardening, football, golf, hockey, pottery, life saving, newspaper, orchestra, public speaking, recycled crafts, rounders, running, Scottish dancing, swimming, Thai kick boxing, tie-dye and silk painting, t-shirt painting
|Sports activities included||
Swimming, cricket, rounders, athletics, hockey, squash, football, netball, rugby, cross country, tennis
|Sports facilities at the school||
3 all-weather tennis courts, 4 cricket nets, 25 metre six lane heated swimming pool, sports pavilion, 5 large multi-purpose sports pitches.
|Sports teams or sport competitions available for students||
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
Peponi House is a multi-cultural community which encourages respect for self and others. Its emphasis is on excellence, through a broad, balanced education which aims to maximise the potential of each pupil as a whole person.
|Teaching approach of the school||
Exploration, interaction and thoughtfulness are the foundations of the learning experience provided at Peponi House. Children are encouraged to be independent learners from Year 2 and they are encouraged to take responsibility for their own learning. PHPS makes the most of practical, investigative and interactive classroom experiences. PHPS aims to challenge and stretch each individual child, acknowledging that they are unique, whole people who should be nurtured and developed in a stimulating, open-minded educational environment.
PHPS prides itself on giving its children breadth as well as depth in their education. The academic curriculum is based on the framework provided by the British National Curriculum and the demands of the Common Entrance (CE) syllabus for preparatory schools. Children study Mathematics, English, History, Geography, Kiswahili, Science, Drama, Art, Design Technology, Computing, Music, PE, Swimming, French (from Year 3), Spanish or Latin (from Year 6).