I’m delighted to have joined Edge Grove in September 2020 and to have the privilege to lead such a dynamic and forward thinking school community. The school is unique in its approach, ensuring academic rigour and ambition is achieved through a sharp and engaging curriculum that nurtures intellectual curiosity, independence of thought and scholarship.

Pupil wellbeing lies at the heart of all we do and it is what ensures our pupils in Pre-School to Year 8 thrive academically whilst developing the important character attributes that prepare them for their journeys to senior school and beyond.

Edge Grove is set in 48 acres of countryside and encapsulates everything that is best about preparatory school education, providing all pupils with a breadth of opportunity in an environment of kindness, mutual respect and personal responsibility. Subject specialist teachers provide high quality experiences for all pupils and they enjoy inspirational and rich experiences in the creative and performing arts; a varied world languages programme; co-educational sport, engineering and Forest School to name but a few.

We have high expectations for all of our children, encouraging them to strive for academic success in a way that allows them to be creative, think critically and look beyond their immediate surroundings to develop a broad and open minded perspective.

I hope our website gives you a useful glimpse into life at Edge Grove; the spirit, energy and enjoyment which make it such a special place. However, ultimately there is no substitute for a personal visit and I look forward to meeting you and showing you around the school in the future.

Lisa McDonald