Vision and Values

At Elmhurst, we are passionate about education and work hard to give our children experiences which provide  them with a fantastic start in life and ensure they develop high aspirations  for the future.  We feel very privileged to work in such a vibrant and dynamic community as we recognise that the engagement of all stakeholders is an important aspect of a successful school. In essence, we feel our school is a place where children, staff and families are valued and all work together to ensure that children are challenged academically, inspired creatively and supported and fostered in their development.

All our endeavours are concentrated on our core vision:

Every Elmhurst child grows into a passionate and confident learner.

We empower our children to blossom into happy, respectful and ambitious members of society, making an excellent contribution to the world.

Growth and independence

We embrace challenge, recognise and learn from our mistakes and are always willing to have a go.


Our pupils are courageous in their learning, articulate their ideas well and are leaders of their own learning. Our pupils’ have high self-image, self-esteem and self-discipline.

Creativity and innovation

Our school community adopts a creative approach to learning and teaching. Our school is at the forefront of innovation in areas such as maths and literacy.

Respect and responsibility

We show respect and responsibility by establishing harmony in school, at home and in the wider community. Our pupils are taught to respect themselves, each other and the environment  by making good choices.


We strive for and value intellectual, sporting and creative achievement, supporting and celebrating one another’s endeavours.