St Edmund's is an 'Outstanding' School
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Vacancy for Staff Governor
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Letter From Hampshire Constabulary
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Extra-Curricular Activities
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FSM Application Form
You can now download the Free School Meals application form online on the Portsmouth City Council website, link below:

Click here to download the FSM application form

Admissions Policy 2018/2019
Supplementary Form 2018/19

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Art Image of the Week


By Pearl Denham
Year 8


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We look forward to the return of our students back to St Edmund's Catholic School on Monday 19th February 2018. We…
St Edmund's Catholic School will be closed for half-term from the 12th until the 16th February 2018.
The school currently has a vacancy for a Parent Governor. Further details can be found on the school website (Gove…
Art Image of the Week by Year 7 student.


Life of St Edmund's Prayer


Heavenly Father, as we gather in prayer, we ask for the guidance and inspiration of our school patron,
St Edmund, who led a life based on Gospel values and the belief in the power of God.

We pray that like Edmund, each of us will personally come to believe that,
“I can do all things with the help of God who strengthens me” (Philippians 4:13)
and that together our school community may grow ever closer to you and to one another.

May our school be a place that reaches out to the wider community
and is mindful of the environment around us.

We pray in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.                                                                     




Sports Hall


On the 13th November 2013 St Edmund's officially opened its brand new Sports Hall which is the largest of its kind in the City.

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The new Sports Hall provides the students of
St Edmund’s the equality of a sporting education they deserve. New previously hidden talents, experiences and ‘smiles’ will be ensured for future generations of young people.  

"This is a
good school students behave well and are happy."
Ofsted 2012

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Dance Studio


Astro Pitch 

In September 2014 the school enriched the lives of its students by the opening of the school's new Astro Pitch.  Wearing the correct Astro footwear, students can now take advantage of the extra-curricular opportunities this now creates as well as in use for PE lessons e.g. football and hockey as demonstrated in the pictures below.

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Swimming Pool



The school has a swimming pool which is used extensively by its students during the day and through the swimming club extra-curricular activities.


Currently the swimming pool also attracts a wide range of community involvement which has been developed over the past 4-5 years.  These include use by other schools; Local Clubs and Community Groups.

This facility is well utilised throughout the year at all times through the day. 

Anyone wishing to enquiry about hiring any of our facilities should contact:

Miss S Jones, Assistant Finance Manager, St Edmund's Catholic School, Arundel Street, Portsmouth, PO1 1RX
Telephone:023 9282 3766 extension 272
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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. 

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School Events

Spring Term Events

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

February 2018

School Re-opens for all students

W/c 26th
Reading Week
KS3 students must remember their reading books this week


World Book Day
Students can dress up as their favourite character from a book
but must be suitable attire to wear in school all day

Dance Show, 7pm

OAP Party
2pm - 4pm

Year 8 Parents Evening
4pm - 6.30pm

Last Day of Term

Good Friday
(School Closed)

Easter Holiday
2nd - 13th April 2018

School re-opens on the 16th April

eBook Lending

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eBook Lending
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Stars of the Week

Performing Arts &
Music Stars of the Week

All students who participated in the Performing Arts Day.

Thank you all for your hard work throughout the day learning Drama, Dance and Music from We Will Rock You the musical. 
We were so impressed with your final performance.

Keep up the excellent work!

Help & Advice

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Staff Links

Staff Email & Office 365

Staff Gateway

Booking System

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