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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…

Head Boy and Girl Blog

1st October 2020

Our Head Boy and Girl for the academic year 2020-21 are Aaron and Lexi. Have a look at their first blog below to meet them.

Owning Learning – By Mr. Barber

16th September 2020

On the face of things the past couple of decades have seen huge changes in the way that our children are educated.  The days of the blackboard are long gone. Interactive whiteboards, iPads, Chromebooks, virtual classrooms and online learning have revolutionised schools. As each of these appeared they were heralded as ‘revolutionary’, and to a…

The Power of ICT – by Mrs. Hibbert

10th July 2020

  Posted on 10th Jul 2020 Professionally, I wear many hats. On Mondays and Tuesdays I wear my Denstone College hat, teaching Computing and IT to students from Year 7 to Year 13 and on Wednesday, Thursdays and very often Fridays, I teach IT to all students at Edenhurst from Reception to Prep 6. This…

The Nursery – a reopening story…. – by Miss Whitmore, Mrs. Pugh and Mrs. Copestake

10th July 2020

  Posted on 10th Jul 2020 The greater the storm the brighter the rainbow We are proud of our children and how brave they have been returning to nursery. They have shown lots of confidence and adapted to the new changes with enthusiasm.  It has been lovely to see how they have grown and listening…

Thirty years at Edenhurst – by Mrs. Long

10th July 2020

  Posted on 10th Jul 2020 As we come to the end of the school year, in what has been the strangest term we have ever known, it marks my thirty years service at Edenhurst. I started work at Edenhurst in September 1990 as a part time teacher of PE and Games. I had three…

Advantage of specialist teachers at Edenhurst – by Mrs. Jones, Mrs. Nash and Mme. Priest

10th July 2020

  Posted on 10th Jul 2020 Music is such an important part of education and I am so privileged to work at a school that totally supports and encourages music. Having specialist teachers really gives Edenhurst the Edge. I have had the luxury of performing and teaching music for over 30 years. My life would…

Why Edenhurst?

Why Edenhurst?