Year 6 Explores WW2 at Whitgift School

17th November 2023

The Year 6 boys visited Whitgift School as part of their WW2 history topic on. The boys were full of questions for our kind hosts, and loved being able to see and even wear some of the artefacts. They were amazed to hear about what happened in the local area during the war, the large…

Year 6 Visit The British Film Institute

10th November 2023

On Tuesday, Year 6 embarked on a captivating World War II-themed trip to the British Film Institute in London. They immersed themselves in historical broadcasts from the 1930s and 1940s, gaining valuable insights into wartime preparations, blackouts, and evacuations. Throughout the day, Year 6 demonstrated mature behaviour and their excellent knowledge shone in the questioning…

Join us for our next Stay & Play

9th November 2023

At Elmhurst, Mrs King and the Little Elms team will offer stay and play events throughout the year, giving you the chance to engage with your child’s learning, explore our educational environment, and connect with other parents within our school community. The session is free and refreshments will be provided. Join us on Friday 17th…

The Importance and Benefits of Character Education in Schools

24th October 2023

The measures of a quality education extend far beyond academic attainment and exam results. However, many parents and schools often neglect Character Education as a vital part of a child’s educational experience. But what is Character Education and why is its importance greater than ever in our rapidly changing world?  What is Character Education? Character…

Get Ready for a Spooky October Half Term at Our Holiday Camp

13th October 2023

Can you believe it? September is almost over, and October half term is just around the corner! To kickstart the spooktacular season, we’re excited to share our new programme. Click here for a list of  activities and get ready for a whole lot of fun! Specialist Sports Camp After receiving  reviews from both kids and…

Join us for our next Open Morning

13th October 2023

Our next Open Morning will be held on Friday 3rd November between 9.30am and 12. Please do spread the word if you know anyone who may want to visit the school.

Moving to Co-Education

10th October 2023

We are delighted to be opening our doors to girls at Elmhurst in September 2024 as we become a fully co-educational school.  Elmhurst has long been recognised as a small school that nurtures the brilliance in boys through a broad, balanced curriculum and we are delighted that we can now provide the same for girls….

Fill the Minibus: Croydon Refugee Centre

2nd October 2023

For the past eight years, the Elmhurst community has shown incredible generosity by supporting the Croydon Refugee Centre. Our Year 6 Community Ambassadors and Head boys, along with Mr V delivered a minibus full of your kind donations. Thank you for your continued support.

Author Gareth P Jones Visits Elmhurst

26th September 2023

The boys thoroughly enjoyed their visit with author @jonesgarethp. He engaged the boys in a captivating discussion about his creative process when writing books and songs. They were treated to readings and performances of a selection of Gareth’s work, which they joined in enthusiastically. A massive thank you to the EFA for funding this great…

EFA Quiz Night – Book Your Tickets Now

25th September 2023

We are excited to invite you to a fantastic evening of entertainment at the Elmhurst Friends’ Association Quiz Night! This event promises to be an enjoyable way to spend time with fellow parents and support our school community. Date: Friday, October 6th, 2023 Time: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM Location: Elmhurst School Ticket Price: £12.50…