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High-quality computing education equips pupils with the skills to develop logical thinking and creativity in order to support their learning in an ever-changing digital environment.

The use of ICT in society expands at an ever-increasing pace and it is an essential part of everyday life for the staff and pupils alike at Blundell’s Prep. We offer a curriculum that matches the needs of society today and pupils will have access to a wide range of facilities including desktop PCs, laptops and iPads.

Aims of the IT Department

  • To stimulate the use of Information Technology in all subjects taught at Blundell’s Prep.
  • To enable and encourage every pupil to develop relevant IT skills and an understanding of the impact of ICT on society.
  • Developing understanding and confidence in using information & communications technology through appropriately differentiated practical tasks, enquiry and experiment.
  • Ensuring that all children have access to, and experience of, appropriate hardware and software to enable them to achieve the highest level of competence and understanding.

Latest News

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Pupil Profile

Blundell’s pupil awarded scholarship to top American University.

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Why is music important?

Music ignites all areas of child development and skills, including intellectual, social, emotional and motor language. It enhances good concentration and develops listening skills so that the child can achieve academically in all areas of the curriculum.

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When Nature Meets Nurture: Outdoor Learning at Blundell’s Prep

The children cannot wait to put on their Wellington boots to get outside to ‘play’ each week, but what are the benefits of this ‘Forest School fad’?! Is there really any value in climbing trees, lighting fires and creating mud pies?! Where is the learning?!

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Food Technology – the most cross-curricular of all the subjects!

Ask any child at Blundell’s Prep what their favourite lesson is and invariably Food Technology is at the top of the rankings.

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Blundell’s Adventure, Leadership and Service Award (BALSA)

BALSA – is a programme that has been developed here over the years, and is one that continues to evolve, which really challenges our older children to them learn about themselves and discover the beauty in helping others.

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Why is Engineering an important part of the curriculum?

Engineering and understanding new technologies are key parts of modern life and so it follows that they should feature within the curriculum.

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One Day Event

Congratulations to all the equestrian riders that took part in the Blundell’s One Day Event (ODE) this year. The ODE is aimed at South West Schools teams and individuals.

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Tatler Schools Guide

‘Blundell’s is the archetypal all-rounder, and it certainly isn’t lacking in spirit.’ ‘Pupils feel supported and stimulated’

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