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Miss Turner – Reflections On My First Year

16th December 2019

Posted on 16th Dec 2019 It’s unbelievable that Miss Turner has been with us almost a year – she started with us in January and, we are delighted to say, will be staying with us after Christmas.  Here she kindly shares some of her reflections on her first year in the classroom. Starting at Edenhurst…

How We Assess Children at Edenhurst

28th November 2019

  Posted on 28th Nov 2019 Assessment is a topic that many parents are keen to understand more about. With this in mind, we have put together this short video to explain more about the different types of assessment that your child will undergo at Edenhurst and how the resulting data is used to help…

Celebrating Diversity During Anti-Bullying Week

15th November 2019

Posted on 15th Nov 2019 One of this week’s foci in school has been ‘Anti-Bullying’ week. Each class and house has spent time concentrating on ‘Anti-Bullying’ and during our ‘Anti-Bullying’ assembly, the children showed how well informed they are.  On Friday the children and staff came in wearing blue in support of Anti-Bullying; some also…

Working in Partnership with Parents in Little Learners

23rd October 2019

Posted on 23rd Oct 2019 In the Little Learners we have a genuine commitment to working cooperatively with parents. One of the ways we encourage our positive relationships with parents is through the introduction of small projects to do at home.  For our first project we asked the parents to make and decorate a sensory…

How to Prepare for Senior School Transition

20th October 2019

Posted on 20th Oct 2019 Whilst this will primarily be of interest to those in the Prep Forms, we encourage parents of Pre-Prep pupils to read it as well.  Senior School transition seems a long way away but the process of planning for it begins a number of years before. There is no ‘right’ time…

A Cultural Myth? The Summer-Born Disadvantage

3rd October 2019

  Posted on 3rd Oct 2019 Written by our own Mr Barnes, this was included in this term’s edition of ‘Prep School Magazine’. I should confess to a personal interest in this topic.  With a birthday in July, as well as having a high number of family members with birthdays between 1st May and 31st…

Top 10 Tips For Preparing Your Child For School

19th July 2019

  Posted on 19th Jul 2019 Starting school is one of life’s major milestones and for many parents it can be an emotional time. It’s natural to feel both nervous and excited, but with a little advance preparation both you and your little one will be able to cope with the transition more smoothly. Here…

Top 10 Tips to Avoid The Summer Slip

8th July 2019

Posted on 8th Jul 2019 The academic year will soon draw to a close; children nationwide are relishing the thought of six or so weeks away from the classroom. The holidays will undoubtedly give children well-earned respite from the routines of term-time, with outings, catching up with friends, bike rides, park trips or making dens replacing English, Maths and…

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Why Edenhurst?