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Carol Service Is Highlight of Christmas Calendar

17th December 2019

Posted on 17th Dec 2019 St Giles’s Church was full and the stage was set for Edenhurst’s annual Carol extravaganza.  It was wonderful to welcome our families and guests to celebrate together – “it’s always the beginning of Christmas for me!” was the remark of one long-time attendee.  The atmosphere of St Giles – a large,…

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…

Beep Beep! Nursery Learn About Road Safety

28th November 2019

Posted on 28th Nov 2019 Last Wednesday, all of the Nursery children were very excited to take part in our Beep Beep! With Timmy Time Road Safety Day in aid of Brake, the Road Safety Charity. All the staff and children were invited to dress in striped clothes and make a £1 donation.  As learning…

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 our…

Edenhurst Annual New Vic Theatre Trip

28th November 2019

  Posted on 28th Nov 2019 Edenhurst’s annual pilgrimage to the New Vic Theatre in Basford is always eagerly anticipated.  It’s another part of the ‘secret Edenhurst’ that is there in the background – the children see a theatre production, rather than a pantomime, at Christmas; it is a long-established tradition. This year’s performance was…

Edenhurst Presents £1900 to Our Space Charity

25th November 2019

Posted on 25th Nov 2019 Staff from Edenhurst Prep School visited Newcastle charity Our Space last week to present them with a cheque for £1,900.  Two of the Edenhurst staff, Mr Hibbert and Mr Barber, completed a charity cycle ride from Lands End to John’O Groats during July, raising more than £3,000. The team cycled…

Edenhurst are Quiz and Football Champions!

15th November 2019

Posted on 15th Nov 2019 Edenhurst had that winning feeling on Tuesday as teams travelled to two different events. Our Science Quiz Club team travelled to St Dominic’s Grammar School in Brewood to take part in the regional heats.  After a nerve-racking tournament that kept Mrs Nash and Mr Hibbert on the edge of their…

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…

Form 2 Explore the Science of Chocolate!

15th November 2019

Posted on 15th Nov 2019 Form 2 had an amazing day at Cadbury World for their Science trip. We learned all about the process of making chocolate from bean to bar and enjoyed tasting samples. We got very sticky writing our names in chocolate we loved the 4D chocolate experience. We will never look at…

Mini Explorers Go To Infinity… And Beyond!

14th November 2019

  Posted on 14th Nov 2019 The Explorers have been travelling this week and taken off into Outer Space like Buzz Lightyear! They have made their own space rockets and star mobiles to hang from the ceiling using all different craft techniques. They have made planets out of different textured materials and learned the names…

Why Edenhurst?

Why Edenhurst?