News

St Edmund's is an 'Outstanding' School
Click to read full Ofsted report


Extra-Curricular Activities
Click here to view the school clubs list


Old £1 Coins
Please note that the school will no longer be able to accept the old £1 coin.


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
Admissions Policy 2018/2019
Supplementary Form 2018/19

Click here to view our Admissions Page



Art Image of the Week

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By Samanta Viksne
Year 10

 

Latest Tweets

Students will be finish tomorrow at 3pm for the end of this term. This is also a non-uniform day. £1 donation to wear something bright.
Pupils playing folk music today for Primary schools to dance to! https://t.co/hpKEmjcPGu
RT @PETA_training: We trained 196 Year 8 pupils IN CPR yesterday @StEdsPortsmouth https://t.co/Fj4LLvHIn6
We look forward to welcoming our Year 7 Parents/Guardians to our Year 7 Tutor Evening tonight.
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Prayers

Life of St Edmund's Prayer

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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.                                                                     

Amen



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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 c/o 16/10/2017

7 Romero
8 Damien
100%


Well done!


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School Events

Autumn Term Events

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


October 2017

19th
Year 11 Information Evening
6.30pm - 7.30pm

20th
Last day of term
3pm finish
Non-Uniform Day
£1 payable to tutor


Half-Term:
23rd - 27th October Inclusive


Advance Notice:

St Edmund's Day/PSHE Day
16th November 2017

Year 11 Leavers (2017)
Certificate Evening:
21st November 2017
6.30pm - 7.30pm


School Carol Concert
Monday 18th December
6pm-7pm Cathedral
followed by refreshments

eBook Lending

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

Stars of the Week

Drama Stars of the Week

Rebecca Lee for working extremely hard in all lessons and rehearsals in preparation for her devised performance.


Dance Stars of the Week

Team Swish in 8 Kolbe for the highest amount of points awarded for their Mario choreography.

Nicole, Jack, Isabella, Jenevieve and Stella from 7 Romero for their excellent contribution as team leaders to dance.



Music Stars of the Week

All the pupils who performed in Covent Gardens, could not be more proud of you.  




Well done to you all.
Keep up the good work!

Help & Advice

Click here for advice if you are being bullied or use the links below:
 
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For Children who are in trouble or danger
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Internet Safety (E-Safety) Advice for Parents & Children
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Help & advice if you are being Bullied.
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Help & Advice if you are being Cyber-Bullied

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Report inappropriate web content involving Children

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)


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