St Edmund's is an 'Outstanding' School
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Quick Access to Parent Pay

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:

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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.                                                                     


School Trips

At St Edmund's we take pride in the range of extra-curricular activities that the school has to offer. 

We strongly believe that a greater sense of belonging, respect, and achievement can be accomplished through extra-curricular activities.

Participation in these can have a great impact on a young person's life, often unlocking hidden talents and raising self-esteem.

Clubs, trips, productions, groups and societies are diverse and tailored to meet the needs of all our students.  There is always something for everyone to get involved in during their time at St Edmund's.

"Students are happy at school, feel completely safe and very well cared for."
Ofsted 2012   

Trip to Landrover Bar 2017


Year 7 students trip to Parliament 2017

Capital Radio Get:Involved Year 10 Reward Trip to Anne-Marie Concert at the Guildhall (all students attending had 100% attendance thanks to this excellent campaign by Capital Radio


Rome Pilgrimage April 2015

Autumn Term 2017 Trips

September 2017

20th - Year 7 Retreat
21st - Geography Urban Field Trip - Year 11
22nd - Geography Urban Field Trip - Year 11
26th - Shakespeare School Festival Cast Workshop, 1pm-4pm
27th - Year 7 Retreat

October 2017

6th - History Trip - Year 11 (exam trip) to London
10th - LifeLab Year 9
11th - 12th - Music Residential in London
20th -23rd - Berlin Trip

November 2017

7th - Shakespeare School Festival, New Theatre Royal, 7pm-9pm
14th - Hansel & Gretl Music Theatre Workshop, New Theatre Royal, 9.30am-11.30am
17th - 20th - WWI Centenary Battlefield Tour
17th - Year 7/8 STEM Event with Landrover Bar

2018 Ski Trip to Austria

29th March - 7th April 2018

2018 Multi-Sports Tour to Dubai

The PE Department is offering pupils within Year 7-9 the opportunity to go on a cricket, rugby and netball sports tour to Dubai.  The trip will run through the October Half Term holiday. The trip will cost £1,500 per pupil and can be paid in installments to the Finance Department to allow this trip to be affordable.  A non-refundable deposit will be required to secure a place on the trip.     Only 40 places are available and these are offered on a first come first served basis. 
Further details can be obtained from the PE Department.

All information in regard to these trips were accurate at the time of printing and can be subject to change.

If you require any further information that is not covered on this page please contact the school admin office on 023 9282 3766.

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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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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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