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Congratulations to our Talented Year 6 Class of 2022

1st April 2022

The Year 6s have finished their 11+ exams and most of the offers and scholarships have been made and taken up. Details on this below. As you can see, the number of schools applied to continues to increase, with Mrs. Marriott’s knowledge of schools in Bromley aiding some parents with their decisions. We are extremely…

Year 6 Visit Sutton Life Centre

30th March 2022

As part of the enrichment for their transition to Secondary School, Year 6 visited Sutton Life Centre to learn about a wide variety of ways to be streetwise and stay safe. The boys did workshops on: E-safety, knife-crime, anti-bullying, peer-pressure, pollution, electricity safety, public transport safety, fire safety, crime awareness, healthy eating and drug awareness-…

Voice in a Million

24th March 2022

The Elmhurst School for Boys Upper School Choir took part in Voice in a Million last night. The Voice in a Million project was established in 2009 as a promoter of school singing events, with an under-pinning message to raise awareness for children in care and on the importance of Adoption and Fostering, both in…

Comic Strip Workshop Author Visit

22nd March 2022

Elmhurst School for boys welcomed Marcia Williams into school. Marcia Williams is a prize winning author and illustrator whose books retell the classics in a distinctive, entertaining and accessible comic-strip style. Some of her Williams’ most well know works include: The Romans: Gods, Emperors, and Dormice; Greek Myths; Tales from Shakespeare; Ancient Egypt: Tales of…

Year 6 Trip to the Churchill Theatre

10th March 2022

To enrich the learning of our book in Autumn Term, this week, Year 6 travelled to see the production of Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo, at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley.Set against the backdrop of WW1, this adaptation was portrayed by just a cast of seven and brought the main protagonists of Tommo, Charlie, Molly to life,…

Starting the Year with a Bang : Science at Elmhurst School for Boys, Mr. Cook

11th February 2022

Science at Elmhurst always goes off with a bang! Mainly blowing the children’s minds with the ‘ooh’ and the ‘aah’ and the ‘wow’ that our science studies bring. Our science is based exclusively around investigations and enquiry where we aim to develop pupils’ divergent thinking and ability to work scientifically: questioning the often surprising results! This article concentrates…

Reception Do Phonics with Year 6

7th February 2022

Year 6 came to Reception today to work with the younger boys on their writing about ‘People who help us.’ The older boys were very good teachers and encouraged their buddies to write a sentence using capital letters, finger spaces, plausible spelling with phonics and full stops at the end. After that, the boys enjoyed reading to…

Mindfulness in action!, Madame Hargreaves

2nd February 2022

Year 1 have been having weekly mindfulness classes with Madame Hargreaves. They are learning the importance of living in the moment and giving our busy brains a break. Regular practice of being mindful not only makes us happier, but it can also help improve concentration, reduce stress, and improve our ability to cope with negative emotions like fear and…

Sports Round-Up

31st January 2022

The Elmhurst boys have been very busy the last two weeks on the sporting front.   Wednesday 19th January U11 boys had a return Croydon Schools’ League match v St Peter’s School Result 1-1 Elmhurst were mainly in control and a superb goal by WA almost sealed the victory. Unfortunately a late header from a corner…

ISA U11 Table Tennis Championships at Nottingham University

28th January 2022

Good luck to Aren, Lucian, Chirayu and Freddie who will be competing in the ISA U11 Table Tennis Championships at Nottingham University today We will wait with bated breath for the results. A huge thank you to parents who will be taking the boys up for the day.

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