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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…

Completing a PGCE at Edenhurst – By Mrs Whitmore

10th July 2020

  Posted on 10th Jul 2020 It truly has been an amazing 11 months, well actually, amazing 7 months and 4 unorthodox months but even in these unprecedented times I have thoroughly enjoyed this academic year. From teaching in the classroom to teaching at home each day has been a learning curve. My class, Prep…

Join Our Edenhurst Online Community – by Miss Knight

14th May 2020

  Posted on 14th May 2020 Social media is something that Edenhurst takes much pride in. We feel it is important to keep our parents, prospective parents and the wider community involved with everything that we are doing. We love sharing what we do with you all, and we feel it is important that you…

Online Learning From The Perspective of our Head Girl and Head Boy

14th May 2020

  Posted on 14th May 2020 Hi Everyone, My name is Harry and I’m Head Boy at Edenhurst Prep School. We have been doing our learning online for 5 weeks already and I feel I’m starting to get used to it. Even though this is not what we are used to, I am sure we…

Reading at Edenhurst School – by Mrs. Bennett

14th May 2020

  Posted on 14th May 2020 As I sit down to type my article for Edenhurst’s e-news, we have our first, perfectly timed, Millionaire Reader– Lexi in Prep 5. Lexi, like many other children, has embraced our new reading programme and since January when we first introduced Accelerated Reader to the Prep forms, Lexi has…

Talking To Our Deputy Head

14th May 2020

  Posted on 14th May 2020 During the Michaelmas term, we as a staff had been discussing the characteristics that we would like a child leaving Edenhurst to embody. Terms like resilience, perseverance, courage, risk taking, open mindedness and curiosity were introduced to the children as part of their ‘learner toolkit’. We introduced ‘Ownership’ lessons…

Au revoir Edenhurst !

14th February 2020

  Posted on 14th Feb 2020 How to sum up 14 years of working at Edenhurst? As a former pupil myself, I was thrilled to be able to return to the school in 2005, the year the new nursery buildings opened. This is where French begins at Edenhurst with songs, rhymes, puppets and fun! As…

A day in the life of Mr Hibbert

14th February 2020

Posted on 14th Feb 2020 On Wednesday, 29th January I was a headteacher for the day. The reason I became headteacher was that I won a competition at the Christmas Fayre. When I found out that I was headteacher, I was ecstatic, I had missed the assembly when it was announced in because I was…

The Importance of Music at Edenhurst

14th February 2020

Posted on 14th Feb 2020 Music is a very important part of education. The benefits that music gives are invaluable. I have the privilege and honour of working with all of the pupils at Edenhurst, preparing them for numerous concerts, plays and church services, as well as performances out in the community. Music allows pupils…

A Busy and Successful Term for the EPTA

17th December 2019

Posted on 17th Dec 2019 Well what a start to the school year!  We began with our AGM back in September, and it was great to see such a large turnout, with parental representation from all school years including the Nursery! The AGM enabled us to set out the focus for the year and discuss…

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