Head’s Blog: March 2024

22nd March 2024

“Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s party!’” – Robin Williams There is something truly magical about the arrival of spring. I love the way that nature slowly awakens from its long sleep, the emergence of bright colours and fragrances and the promise of sunnier days ahead. For me, spring’s arrival brings with it a…

Discover Excellence in Education at Edenhurst Preparatory School

26th September 2023

Edenhurst Preparatory School is holding an Open Week from Monday, October 2nd to Friday, October 6th. The Open Week aims to help prospective families get a taste of what life could be like for their child at Edenhurst. Emma Mousley, Headteacher at Edenhurst, said, “We understand the importance of choosing a nursery or school for…

Perfect Imperfections

5th November 2021

Perfect imperfections Perfection is overrated! From a very young age we are encouraged to strive for perfection. Whilst this is not a bad thing, it can result in us missing out on the true beauty of the world in which we live. Make no mistake, I am all for being the best you can be…

The Importance of Role Models

8th October 2021

At Edenhurst we recognise the value of positive role models at all stages of a child’s life.  Thinking about this has led me to consider those role models who have had an impact on my life over the years and have led me to this point. I am lucky to have had two very different,…

End of term round up

8th July 2021

Summer Concert 2021   What a very special and emotional evening the Summer Concert was this year. After not being able to perform live for 18 months it was with great pleasure, and relief, that the Summer Concert was able to go ahead in a COVID safe environment. ( Thank you to Mrs Wardle and…

To Learn Takes Courage

22nd March 2021

  Learning takes courage. As human beings, our natural inclination is towards the status quo. What is learning if not a change of mind, of thinking? Any change can be daunting and often unwelcome but it is in this place of discomfort where we (and our children) learn best. So, how do we lead our…

The importance of Snappy

12th March 2021

  Life is a risk. Never before has our awareness of this been higher. One can’t help but feel bombarded by the statistics and the temptation to lock yourself indoors and never go out is huge. Even shopping has become an adrenaline-filled extreme sport!     In the run up to the full reopening of schools…

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.

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,…

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…

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