Yarlet School | An excellent private independent preparatory primary school in Staffordshire

FORM 5 EXPLORE ECOSYSTEMS

Form 5 Trip to Peak Wildlife Centre 017

The day was gloriously sunny and the children were excited to explore beyond the classroom as we headed into the Peak District to visit the Peak Wildlife Park.

This nicely concludes their studies on Ecosystems in Geography, a topic where they have studied different habitats and biomes that animals survive and humans live in. Form 5 were immediately greeted with the sight of two otters, the new couple to the park, and as Kalisha, our keeper, gave us a tour of the park, we were awe struck by the beautiful array of endangered and fascinating animals, including a zebra, a warty-pig and a tortoise! By far the most enjoyable part of the trip was the opportunity to get up close and personal with these creatures, and the children loved being able to feed and stroke the wallabies, the pygmy goats and the lemurs. Both the keeper and the manager of the Park complimented Yarlet on our polite, respectful and inquisitive pupils; very proud and deserving praise for the girls and boys who worked hard and showed genuine enthusiasm and interest.

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An excellent independent preparatory school for boys and girls aged 2 to 13

Set in beautiful Staffordshire countryside, Yarlet School is located beside the A34 between Stafford and Stone and is only 2 miles from the M6 motorway.  Yarlet offers a first class, all‑round education and is renowned for traditional values, small class sizes, high academic standards, unrivalled facilities and excellence in art, sport and music.  A welcoming family atmosphere is central to Yarlet life and parents often comment on the happy, smiling faces which greet them; our children enjoy coming to and being at school.

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Outstanding achievements
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Outstanding achievements

Although our pupils surpass themselves academically, their achievements are not limited to the classroom. Read more...

Stunning grounds and unrivalled facilities
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Stunning grounds and unrivalled facilities

Yarlet pupils make full use of extensive grounds and excellent facilities. Read more...

Wrap-around care and flexi-boarding
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Wrap-around care and flexi-boarding

Yarlet offers a great deal of flexibility before and after school and even the possibility of flex-boarding for older pupils. Read more...

Welcome from the Headmaster
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Welcome from the Headmaster

Welcome to our website, we hope it will give you a sense of what our wonderful school is all about. Read more...

Happy, confident children
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Happy, confident children

Yarlet pupils emerge as happy, confident young men and women who are ready to take on the world. Read more...

Aims, values and ethos
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Aims, values and ethos

Our key objective is simple, to create and maintain an environment in which all children are happy, secure and challenged to achieve their personal best in all areas of school life. Read more...

Where it all begins
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Where it all begins

Bright, happy faces, bursting with enthusiasm for the day ahead. Learning is fun! This is the first impression which greets visitors to Yarlet's Pre-Prep Department. Read more...

The next step
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The next step

We expect the very best from your child inside and outside the classroom. Individualised targets ensure that every pupil is challenged to achieve to the best of his or her ability. Read more...

The 11 to 13 senior years
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The 11 to 13 senior years

Senior pupils work hard, play hard, compete well and form strong friendships which often last a lifetime. Read more...

Excellence in Music and Drama
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Excellence in Music and Drama

Formerly Director of Music at King's College Madrid, our current Headmaster has a passion for school music and has strengthened this area considerably at Yarlet. Read more...

Excellence in Sport
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Excellence in Sport

With specialist teacher games sessions four times per week in Pre-Prep and every day in Main School it is no wonder that pupils reach an impressive standard by the time they leave Yarlet. Read more...

 Excellence in Art
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Excellence in Art

Lively, inspiring and displayed all around the school, Art is important at Yarlet. From our youngest pupils in nursery to our Form 8s, everyone is encouraged to be creative and get involved. Read more...

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