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St Edmund's is an 'Outstanding' School
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Important Notice: 

Fencing Club
Last session for this term will be on Monday 27th June.

Community Action Afternoon
Friday 1st July 2016
2.30pm to 6pm (or earlier finish time of 5pm)
Click here for permission letter for students
Click here for further details

Friday 1st July (late start for KS3)
Years 7, 8 & 9 will have a later start on the 1st July.
KS3 Students to arrive at 9.30am for registration
Year 10 students expected in normal time to attend their Mock examination.
Click here for copy of letter sent home

Year 10 Mock Timetable June 2016
Click here to view the Yr10 Mock Timetable

Removal of Levels at Key Stage 3
Briefing sessions have been arranged for parents of current Year 7 & 8 students.
Click here to view the letter sent home

Art Image of the Week


By Daisy Foster, Year 9

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Students will be bring home a letter on Monday re end of term arrangements. Last day of term is Friday 15 July, 11.30am at the Cathedral.
Tickets are still available for 'The Wiz' for this evening, tomorrow and Saturday's performances.
Year 8 Celebration Assembly Tuesday 12th July, 8.30am to 10am. Parents welcome to attend but please inform reception in advance.
Year 9 Celebration Assembly Monday 11th July, 8.30am to 10am. Parents welcome to attend but please inform reception in advance.
Year 7 Celebration Assembly Friday 8th July, 8.30am to 10am. Parents welcome to attend but please inform reception in advance.


Click the preview below to download your copy of our
St Edmund's bookmark!

(Print and cut to size!)
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Memory Stick

St Edmund’s Branded 8Gb Memory Sticks!
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Available now in a range of colours from 'Resources' for School & Home use:
£4 (students)

Report an Absence

Reporting a child absent

Parents are required to report pupil absence to the school by 9.00am
(Unless school is closed)

023 9282 3766 (option 1)
Text: 07624 816830
Local Call: 0844 239 3488

Visit our
Absence from School page for further information. 

Tutor Group of the week

w/c 13/0616: 
7 Damien

 99.62% Attendance
Well done!

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Summer Term Events

These dates are accurate at time of going to press and are subject to change.


Year 10 taster day at Southdowns College.
Year 11 Leavers' Assembly, 11.30am.
Young Carers Festival, 3pm.
'The Wiz' School Production, 7pm.

Saturday 25th
'The Wiz' School Production, 7pm.

Year 10 Mocks All Week.

Year 8 Retreat.
School Tours, 8.45am
(additional date)

Year 8 Retreat.
School Tours, 8.45am.

Year 10 trip to Portsmouth College.
Year 11 Prom, 6pm.

Royal Marines Museum.


9.30am - Late start for KS3 students
Year 10's must be in school by 0825 for exam.
Click here for copy of letter sent home

Community Action Afternoon
2.30pm to 6pm (or earlier finish)
Click here for permission slip for student
Copy of Community Action Poster


Year 6 Induction Day.
Year 6 Parents Evening, 6pm-8pm

Year 6 Induction Day.
Year 6 Parents Evening, 6pm-8pm

Assessment Without Levels Briefing
Year 7 & 8 parents
4pm-5pm , School Hall
6pm-7pm, School Hall
Click here for further details

Year 8 Science in Action Day.
Year 10 Celebration Assembly, 8.30am-10am
KS4 Uniform sales 3pm - 4pm

Year 10 Reward Trip to Thorpe Park.
Year 7 Celebration Assembly, 8.30am-10am

Year 9 Celebration Assembly, 8.30am-10am.
Year 10 Work experience all week.
Assessment Without Levels Briefing
Year 7 & 8 parents

4pm-5pm, School Hall
5pm-6pm, School Hall

Year 8 Celebration Assembly, 8.3am-10am

Year 7 reward trip to Paultons Park.
Year 8 Reward trip to Legoland.
Year 9 reward trip to Chessington.
(selected students only)

Whole School Sports Day, HMS Temeraire.

15th (last day of term)
10.30am, End of term Celebration.
School will finish at approximately 11.30am from the Cathedral.
(Collection from St John's Cathedral)

Uniform Shop Summer Opening Hours
Location: School Hall

Mon 29th August
CLOSED (Bank Holiday)

Tues 30th August
9am to 1pm

Weds 31st August
9am to 1pm

Thurs 1st Sept (Inset Day)
9am to 1pm from Reception

Alternatively visit our dual supplier

PA School & Sportswear
34-36 Tangier Road, Copnor,

Advance date for the diary:

Thursday 1st Sept - Inset Day

Friday 2nd Sept (Year 7 & 11 students only)
Year 7 (8.20am start)
Year 11 (9.30am start)

Monday 5th Sept (all students)

Open Evening
29th September 2016

6pm - 8.30pm


eBook Lending

Portsmouth Schools
eBook Lending
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Click here to access the free eBook lending service

Stars of the Week

Drama Stars of the Week

7 Stein for some really impressive and imaginative mask work. 

Dance Stars of the Week

8 Kolbe for fantastic preparations for their props assignment - you have all worked really hard.

Year 10 BTEC Dance class for excellent effort throughout their technique class.

Well done all.  Keep up the good work.

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Staff Absence  
Staff should report absence to the school by 7.30am
(Unless school is closed)

In the case of severe weather only
Text severe weather absence line on 07624 816832  
before 7.30am