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Prep 6 Enjoy Their Writing

14th March 2016

Posted on 14th Mar 2016 As mentioned in a previous newsletter, Prep 6 finished their 11+ preparation and launched straight into two competitions – the BBC’s 500 Words, and the Independent Schools Association’s annual essay writing competition.  The latter, entitled the Horsey Junior Award, gives prescribed topics for the children to write about but enough latitude…

Prep 5 Find Out About Volcanoes

14th March 2016

Posted on 14th Mar 2016 In our Enrichment lessons, Prep 5 have been working in pairs to create a Google slideshow all about volcanoes. Using the skills gained through their ICT lessons, groups had to research and share information to create 6-8 slides. This was a project where they could work together when at home, as…

Prep 4 Enjoy Their Play in a Day

14th March 2016

  Posted on 14th Mar 2016 Just before half term, Prep. 4 had a drama activity day where their task was to learn and perform a play which they would then perform for parents at 3.30pm. The day was led by our drama teacher, Mrs. Ella Jones. The chosen play was ‘Romeo and Juliet’ and the…

Prep 3 Visit the Potteries Museum

14th March 2016

Posted on 14th Mar 2016 Prep 3 have been enjoying their History topic about Ancient Greece.  More than once, they have asked the question ‘How do we know about that, if it happened thousands of years ago?’ Well, Linda at the Potteries Museum in Hanley was happy to share with them one of the main…

From The Nursery: Reading with Babies and Toddlers

14th March 2016

Posted on 14th Mar 2016 Here at Edenhurst Nursery, a love of reading is fostered from a young age. Simple board books and ‘feely books’ are favourites in the Baby and Toddler Rooms for the children to learn how to turn the pages and look at colourful pictures. The Babies thoroughly enjoy exploring the book…

Charity Begins at Edenhurst

14th March 2016

Posted on 14th Mar 2016 Each year the school supports 3 main charities: local; national; international. For 2016, the national charity is Barnado’s. During the week beginning March 7th, the children will be taking part in sponsored ‘Care and Share’ activities. There will be more to report in the next Newsletter. The international charity is…

Prep 5 Enjoy Drama At Denstone College

28th January 2016

Posted on 28th Jan 2016 As part of our ongoing preparation for senior school life, we are working with the schools to whom children regularly transfer in order to provide a series of ‘taster activities’.  These will give our children the opportunity to visit the schools and work with members of staff there. The first…

Rubgy Roundup: January 2016

22nd January 2016

Posted on 22nd Jan 2016 The rugby season is up and running, and what a start it was! A mixed team of U10’s & U11’s travelled to Prestfelde School in Shrewsbury. The pitch was heavy but the sun was out and the boys were all ready to go. The game was split into three 12-minute…

Writing, Writing Everywhere!

20th January 2016

Posted on 20th Jan 2016 This is the time of year where, for some reason, we have been innundated with the opportunity to showcase our writing talent!  Regular listeners to BBC Radio 2 will be aware that this week, Chris Evans launched this year’s ‘500 Words’ competition.  Yesterday we received details about the Independent School…

Do You Want To Build A Snowman?

20th January 2016

Posted on 20th Jan 2016 The snowfall this week and last week coincided brilliantly with our topic of Winter for the Little Learners. The children wrapped up warmly in their hats, gloves, scarves and wellies and went outside to explore the snow. They rolled and patted the snow into a snowman shape and then went…

Why Edenhurst?

Why Edenhurst?