Elmhurst School for Boys


Our Reception classes encourage a love of learning from an early age. Our small class sizes mean that we treat every boy as an individual and our dynamic and creative curriculum ensures that each pupil achieves their full potential.

We follow the Jolly Phonics scheme to introduce sounds in Reception and the Read Write Inc. Scheme to build on this in Reception and Key Stage 1. Handwriting is also practised regularly and the boys develop their Maths skills using the Collins New Primary Maths scheme.

Reception benefit from specialist teaching in Music and French and enjoy PE lessons twice a week, as well as Swimming from Summer term. There is also plenty of opportunity for outdoor learning and exploration of the natural environment, through regular Forest School sessions.

Our buddy system pairs each Reception pupil with a Year 6 boy, who will help them to settle into school routines quickly and happily.

Our Wraparound Care allows boys to be safely looked after from 7.30am until 6.00pm, whilst our Holiday Club provides many new opportunities for the boys.

Reception 2021

If you are interested in a place for Reception 2021, please take a look at our admissions process here.

If you would like to find out more, our Admissions Manager will be very happy to answer any questions you may have. Please call 020 8688 0661 or email

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