Bloo House is an independent co-educational school for 5 - 11 year olds in Esher, Surrey, offering a highly personalised service to children and their families. We are a progressive and innovative school, encouraging academic excellence through self-understanding, creativity and integrity. Our inspiring curriculum is centred on the individual, providing an experience that
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Our 8 Intelligence Curriculum
Words and language, written and spoken; retention, interpretation and explanation of ideas
Logical thinking, scientific reasoning and deduction; analysing problems, performing mathematical calculations
Artistic ability and awareness, appreciation and use of sound and vision; appreciation of music, art and dramatic
Body movement control, physical agility and balance; eye and body coordination; sporting and dance prowess
Awareness and appreciation of one’s place in the world; thinking and awareness beyond materialism and the self
Awareness of personal responsibility, of right and wrong; openness and honesty with those around you; having firm principles and sticking to them
Self-awareness, knowing yourself, personal objectivity; knowing of your own need for, and reaction to change
Perception of those around you and their feelings; the ability to relate to individuals