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Children’s Mental Health Week

3rd February 2021

Children’s Mental Health Week   This week is Children’s Mental Health week and never before has this been more important to highlight. It is important that we recognise that if we as adults don’t look after our own mental health, we will not be able to support our children as we need to.   Never…

The recipe for a great school

22nd January 2021

What makes a school good or great? Educational researchers have poured over this for years and generated huge amounts of data. Data is important and can provide us with a great deal of insight but sometimes you have to go with your gut. That is what is reflected in this blog. I have been working…

Introducing the EPIC CLASS of 2020 award!

15th January 2021

Watch our video to learn more about our new Prep 6 leavers programme ‘The EPIC CLASS of 2020 Award’

Mr Hibbert’s Christmas Message

18th December 2020

  This year has been like no other. We’ve learnt so much about ourselves and those around us. We’ve laughed. We’ve cried. We’ve clapped. We’ve Zoomed. And we’ve Google Meeted A LOT! And what we’ve learnt is that no one has all the answers. Not even the Prime minister. But as never before we have…

A Letter to Santa

15th December 2020

A letter to Santa This year, for the first time in over 40 years, I wrote a letter to Santa. And it worked! Within a couple of days of writing it, my wish was partially granted. I am now utterly convinced that the remaining parts of my wish will also happen and we will have…

Our Poetry Recital Winner

11th December 2020

The Power of Poetry  If you know how to use poetry it will help you a lot in life. You could send an important message or feeling to another person. For some people, it has got them their dreams. All you need is confidence and projection; If you just pay attention to what you are…

How To Prepare For An Entrance Exam From A Prep 6 Perspective

20th November 2020

How I Passed My Adam’s Grammar Exam The day before the exam I was cramming as much revision as I could possibly get in. I did an exam for Adam’s Grammar School and really had to prepare very well to go to the school of my choice so it took a very long time to…

Edenhurst Will Continue to Strive

4th November 2020

Dear Parents, As we enter the second part of the strangest Michaelmas term, I thought I would share a couple of my thoughts about the half term with you. Firstly, we at Edenhurst will strive to make this term as ‘normal’ for your children as we can. Let’s face it, we could all deal with…

What it says on the tin!

16th October 2020

The clue is in the name.  We are a Preparatory School and such, we promise to prepare children for the next stages of their lives.  As a staff we recognised that we are unable to teach our children everything they need to know to flourish in their future careers.  Simply because many of those careers…

The Year Ahead – by Mr. Hibbert

1st October 2020

The year ahead – A Covid-ignoring blog by Mr. Hibbert!   Believe it or not, I spend a lot of time thinking about Edenhurst. A lot of that time is spent reflecting on what is going well and what could be better. I am always struck by how special this place is and how much…

Why Edenhurst?

Why Edenhurst?