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The Elms Malvern, Worcestershire Visit
The Elms
160 pupils, ages 3-13
Day and Boarding

The Elms

We’ve visited hundreds of country preps over the years, and every one is a joy in its own way. But The Elms is truly special and never fails to impress us with its super-polite pupils who sprint ahead to open doors, the stunning setting on the edge of the Malvern Hills and the (sometimes gently bonkers) celebration of all that is best about childhood. (The extraordinarily high standard of cake doesn’t hurt either.) A mother once described The Elms to us as ‘just the best school on the planet’ – we have to agree.The Elms sits at the western edge of the Malvern hill...
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School Updates

  • The Elms Early Years and Pre-Prep Open Day - Friday 4th February 2022

  • The Elms Main School Open Day - Saturday 5th February 2022

  • Top Marks for The Elms

    Friday 10th December 2021. The Elms School announced the results from its recent Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) inspection.
  • Rethinking school fees

  • Starting senior school: the eight pieces of advice you need to know

  • The changing face of Saturday school

  • The Elms School Launches Exciting New Outreach Project

    Teachers at The Elms School, Colwall, are offering online lessons in maths and English for children who need extra educational support in the Key Stage Two years (years 3-6).
  • WATCH: Reflecting on 2020 at The Elms

  • WATCH: Hear a parent talk about their experience of The Elms

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  • WATCH: 10 Questions with Chris Hattam, Headmaster of The Elms

  • Welcome to The Elms: watch here!

The Elms is
linked with:


Colwall, Malvern, Worcestershire WR13 6EF

01684 540344


ISI Report


Term Dates

Open Days

Open days and how to visit View Open Days Register for open Day

Early Years Open Day
04 February 2022
Main School Open Day
05 February 2022

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