St Edmund's is an 'Outstanding' School
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School Tours
Tour dates for October are available to be booked.
Visit our Admissions Page to find out more

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 2017/18
Supplementary Form 2017/18

Admissions Policy 2018/2019
Supplementary Form 2018/19

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Art Image of the Week


By Roisin Catlin
Year 7

Latest Tweets

The school currently has vacancies for a Site Manager; Caretaker and a Teaching Assistant. Full details can be found on our school website.
St Edmund's Open Evening Monday 2nd October 2017, 6pm to 8.30pm.
Sports Day Wednesday 19th July. Students MUST be in school on time in the correct PE kit, with a packed lunch and a drink and have sun cream
RT @steddiesPE: Glorious evening here at the Ageas Bowl for 24 of our pupils to enjoy some awesome Cricket! #hampshirecc #HantsT20 https://…
RT @StEdsPortsmouth: A reminder that our last day of term is Thursday 20th July 2017. Students can be collected at the Cathedral at 11.30am


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 union with the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.                                                                     


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BBC News School Report 16th March 2017


Official BBC News School Report Site  


Current News Reports - 2017

Written Reports 2017

Does Make-Up Belong in School?

The Closure of the Isle of Wight Ice Rink


Video Reports 2017

Jake reads a radio report he wrote with Filip and Nadima, summarizing some aspects of the refugee crisis.

Ila, Jade and Adam alert us to some of the shocking facts of animal testing and ask whether testing on animals is really necessary.

Aleah, Lewis and Mubiana look at the numbers of teens who have tried smoking or drinking. They have found some interesting facts!

William, Tenzin, Madeha, Whitney and Mardia explain why rewarding students is so important

Alex, Alba, Stella, Alfie, Millie, Yaaseen, Hollie, Michael, Yasmine and Brighid offer us advice on how to maintain good mental health.

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Previous News Reports

Written Reports 2016

Joe and Curtis tell us how St Edmund's celebrated World Book Day.


Video Reports 2016

Samantha, Georgina, Henry and Larissa in Years 7 and 8 have created a report on the origins of Portsmouth's Dockyard and the history we can see there today.

Jack, Raven and Milan explain why studying performing arts is so beneficial to students and tell us why they love dance and drama.

David, Jess, Jennifer, Rosie, Hannein and Ryan tell us about how the Student Chaplaincy Team supports spirituality and faith at St Edmund's.

Written Reports 2015

Book Showdown

The country’s most spectacular showdown. e-books vs. printed books.

Click here for a copy of the full article (PDF)

Gender Inequality in the Media

The media has a fierce impact on today’s society throughout all generations. Different information and/or characters in the media can sway public opinion on a certain matter, in this case gender inequality.

Click here for a copy of the full article (PDF)

 Video Reports 2015

Wiktoria and Laura discuss young people’s involvement in charities.  

Josh, Betsy and Tom look into the benefits of a twinning project between Queen Elizabeth Country Park in Hampshire and Queen Elizabeth Park in Uganda.

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. 

Best Tutor Group of the Week:

All students for the superb attendance over this academic year.

Well done!

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Autumn Term Events

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

September 2017

Year 7 (8.20am start)
Year 11 (9.30am start)

All years return (0820 start)

Year 10 Information Evening

Year 7 Retreat

Year 7 Retreat

October 2017

Open Evening
6pm - 8.30pm

9.30am start for all students

8.45am, School Tour

School Photographs
Yeras 7, 8, 9 & 10

8.45am, School Your

8.45am, School Tour

Year 7 Tutor Evening

Year 11 Information Evening

23rd - 27th October Inclusive

eBook Lending

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eBook Lending
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Click here to access the free eBook lending service

Stars of the Week

All students for the superb learning and homework over this academic  year.

You have all been amazing and we look forward to seeing more of your tremendous work in 2017-2018 academic year.

Well done to you all!

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