Elmhurst, Aylesbury

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Elmhurst
Elmhurst is located in Buckinghamshire
Elmhurst
Elmhurst
Location within Buckinghamshire
OS grid referenceSP8214
Civil parish
  • Aylesbury
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townAYLESBURY
Postcode districtHP21/HP20
Dialling code01296
PoliceThames Valley
FireBuckinghamshire
AmbulanceSouth Central
EU ParliamentSouth East England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Buckinghamshire
51°49′34″N 0°48′29″W / 51.826135°N 0.807969°W / 51.826135; -0.807969Coordinates: 51°49′34″N 0°48′29″W / 51.826135°N 0.807969°W / 51.826135; -0.807969

Elmhurst is a neighbourhood in north Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire, England. It occupies the area to the north and south of Elmhurst Road, now a section of the town's ring road.

Elmhurst is mainly residential, and has a very small shopping area on Dunsham Lane and another next to the Buckingham Road junction. Most of the housing consists of terraced council housing and blocks of low-rise flats.

Education[edit]

Elmhurst has two state schools, The Elmhurst School, on Dunsham Lane situated next to the Alfred Rose Park, and St Louis Catholic Combined School, located on the edge of the estate near Bierton Road.

Elmhurst School[edit]

The Elmhurst School (formerly Elmhurst Infant School and Elmhurst Junior School) is a mixed primary community school, which takes children from the age of 3 through to the age of 11. The school has approximately 358 (Ofsted report 2015)pupils. The upper school has four year groups with 2 classes in each one. The name of the class is based on birds (eg Reception is Owls and Puffins, Yr 6 is Eagles and Kestrels) The current Head Teacher is Mrs Rachel Lee. *In June 2015 the school was graded good by Ofsted with Outstanding Early Years Foundation Stage.*

  • Following an Ofsted report in October 2018, the school was placed into special measures in December 2018. The school was found inadequate in several areas, specifically leadership, quality of teaching, lack of attainment of pupils, and poor pupil behaviour.

St Louis Catholic Combined School[edit]

St Louis Catholic Combined School
Address
Harris Court

, ,
HP21 2XZ

England
Information
TypeVoluntary aided school
MottoLatin: Ut Sint Unum
That They May Be One
Religious affiliation(s)Roman Catholic
Established1945
Local authorityBuckinghamshire
Department for Education URN110480 Tables
OfstedReports
HeadteacherMargaret Louisy
Staff24
GenderCoeducational
Age4 to 11
Enrolment238[1]
Houses4
DioceseNorthampton
DedicationSaint Louis IX of France
Website

St Louis Catholic Combined School is a voluntary aided Roman Catholic primary school in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. It is a coeducational school which takes children from the age of 4 through to the age of 11 and has 238 pupils.[1] It was founded in 1945 by a group of French nuns of the Sisters of St Louis order.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "St Louis Catholic Primary School - GOV.UK". www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk. Retrieved 27 February 2017.
  2. ^ "Our History". www.stlouisrccschool.co.uk. Retrieved 27 February 2017.

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