News

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


Quick Access to Parent Pay


Vacancy for Staff Governor
Please click here to view the details.


Letter From Hampshire Constabulary
Click here to read


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



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 Pearl Denham
Year 8

 

Latest Tweets

We look forward to the return of our students back to St Edmund's Catholic School on Monday 19th February 2018. We… https://t.co/mExdmwhlIJ
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… https://t.co/Rmoqh6M29h
Art Image of the Week by Year 7 student. https://t.co/os3351zFV4

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 the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.                                                                     

Amen



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Bullying

All children are entitled to an education free from humiliation, oppression and abuse.

Don’t ignore bullying – it won’t go away on its own and it may get worse.

Tell someone you trust – such as a teacher, parent or friend.

Remember – it’s not your fault. No one deserves to be bullied

 

St Edmunds Anti-Bullying Policy

Bullying and intimidation can cause physical and psychological pain to the victim as well as feelings of isolation, loneliness, insecurity and anxiety.

At St Edmund’s we pride ourselves on the caring and supportive relationships that exist at all levels within our community.  For this reason, we take a very serious view of any incidents of bullying or intimidating behavior that may occur from time to time.

The School’s Anti-Bullying Policy is rigorous and simple:-

BULLYING WILL NOT BE TOLERATED IN ANY FORM, THIS INCLUDESCYBER-BULLYING’ SUCH AS HURTFUL TEXT MESSAGING, EMAILING, & SOCIAL-NETWORK SITE POSTING.

Behaviour for Learning Policy

Appendix 4



School Council Pledge


Hear it stop it


I WILL NEVER BE A BYSTANDER TO BULLYING & TEASING LANGUAGE. IF I HEAR IT, I WILL CALL IT OUT & IF I CAN, I WILL STOP IT. BY ADDING MY NAME I PROMISE TO STAND UP FOR FAIRNESS, KINDNESS AND NEVER BE A BYSTANDER.

Remember that through life’s ups and downs we can help.


So do not suffer in silence.   Tell a teacher / parent / friend / School Website.


The happier we are, the more we will achieve and enjoy. The better our lives will be.


Click here for a copy of the Headteacher's assembly presentation on Bullying


If you wish to report an incident of bullying then please contact St Edmund's Safeguarding Officers Mrs M. Howorth or Mrs C. Axton in school or click the link below to send an email:

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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

19th
School Re-opens for all students

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


March
2018

1st
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

2nd
Dance Show, 7pm

7th
OAP Party
2pm - 4pm

22nd
Year 8 Parents Evening
4pm - 6.30pm

29th
Last Day of Term

30th
Good Friday
(School Closed)

Easter Holiday
2nd - 13th April 2018

School re-opens on the 16th April

eBook Lending

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

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

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