Welcome to Elmhurst School

Headmaster’s Welcome

Charles SouthHello, I am Charles South and I am delighted to welcome you to the Elmhurst School for Boys’ website. I am very privileged to lead this wonderful ‘family’ school and I am very proud of all our boys’ fantastic achievements, many of which you will find described on this site.


School Ethos

CricketElmhurst is located in South Croydon and caters for boys aged four to eleven. The combination of our broad and balanced curriculum, along with our preparation for 11+ entrance exams, ensures each boy achieves their full potential.



home_scienceIt is essential we help prepare each boy for the move to senior school and we are very proud of our record which includes many offers at 11+ to notable Independent and Grammar Schools including Trinity, Whitgift, Royal Russell, Cedars, Wilsons and Wallington.



Nursery: Launching September 2015

We are delighted to announce the opening of a Nursery class at Elmhurst School from September 2015, extending our Early Years provision to cater for boys aged 3-4 years.

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Entry to Elmhurst
If you would like to visit Elmhurst, we run individual showrounds weekdays at 9.15am and 11am. Please telephone the School Office on 020 8688 0661 to book your appointment.

Forest School
This year every class will go to Forest School once a week for half a term. The programme will include exploring, dens, storytelling, natural art (e.g.mud sculptures/stick art), team building games, bushcraft, campfires and cooking etc. Read more