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.
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.
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
|St Louis Catholic Combined School|
|Type||Voluntary aided school|
|Motto||Latin: Ut Sint Unum|
That They May Be One
|Religious affiliation(s)||Roman Catholic|
|Department for Education URN||110480 Tables|
|Age||4 to 11|
|Dedication||Saint Louis IX of France|
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. It was founded in 1945 by a group of French nuns of the Sisters of St Louis order.
- Elmhurst School Ofsted
- Elmhurst School Website
- DfES Performance Tables for Elmhurst Junior School
- St Louis Catholic Primary School website
- Ofsted Report of St Louis Catholic Primary School
- DfES Performance Tables for St Louis Catholic Primary School
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