News

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



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
Admissions Policy 2017/18
Supplementary Form 2017/18

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 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

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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Admissions

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St Edmund's is a Catholic Voluntary Aided School open to boys and girls aged 11 to 16 of all abilities.

The School was established by the Roman Catholic people of Portsmouth to provide a Christian education for their children within the discipline and tradition of the Catholic Church.  The fundamental aim of the School today is to present a clear Christian philosophy and way of life, providing opportunities in which Christian values may develop. 

We ask all parents applying for a place at St Edmund's Catholic School to respect our Catholic ethos and its importance to the School community.

This does not affect the right of parents who are not of the faith of this School to apply for and be considered for a place here.

 


School Tour Dates

We are pleased to confirm that we have the below school tour dates.  These are for pupils who are currently in Year 5:

Thursdy 5th October 2017
Wednesday 11th October 2017
Thursday 12th October 2017

All tours will start promptly ay 8.45am and are for approximately 45 minutes in duration. 
Tours are undertaken by our Headteacher, Mr Graham.

Places are limited on each tour date and must be booked in advance.

  
Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you would like to be booked onto one of these tour dates. 



How to Book onto a School Tour

By Telephone:  023 9289 2585
By Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

When booking a place please also specify the name of your son/daughter (current Year 5 students only) and the school that they curerntly attend.
The tours are for the family along with the Year 5 child so they can see the school in action during the school day.  
Tours will be prioritised for priority to families who have not had a school tour before.




Useful Information



Supplementary Information Form 2017-2018


Admissions Policy 2017-2018


Supplementary Information Form 2018-2019

Admissions Policy 2018-2019




Application Forms for Mid Year Enquiries:

In-Year Application Form 2017-2018

In-Year Application Form additional information

In-Year Supplementary Information Form 2017-2018




September Admissions


Supplementary Information Form (SIF)


If you are expressing a preference for a place for your child at St Edmund’s Catholic School,
you must complete and return the SIF to the Admissions Officer at the school or
Portsmouth Local Authority Admissions Department.


 If you do not complete this form, the Governors will only be able to rank your child on the information provided by the application form and in the event of oversubscription, the Governors would be unable to apply the correct tie-break criteria and as a result, your child may be ranked lower down the list.


Please note, the SIF is NOT an application form.
Failure to do so could result in your child not being allocated a school of your choice.

Please click here to download the 2017-2018 SIF form

2018-2019 SIF Form



Allocation - the Local Authority Admissions Service will post letters or Email parents on 1st March 2017 informing them of their child's allocated School.  

Acceptance/Refusal - the form issued by the Local Authority Admission Service must be completed and returned by the date specified in your allocation letter/email.

Appeal - the deadlines for parents to lodge an appeal was Friday 31st March 2017.   Appeal hearings were heard within the period of Monday 24th April - Friday 7th July 2017 inclusive.  
Click here to view the Admission Appeal Timetable 2017

Waiting List - all parents whose child has been unsuccessful in gaining a place at the School will be informed by the LA of their option to write to the Admissions Secretary to place the child's name on the waiting list.  Letters must be received by the date specified on your allocation letter/email.

Withdrawing applications - the parents must contact the Local Authority Admission Service if they wish to withdraw their child from the allocation list.  

The Governing Body reserves the right to withdraw any school place offered if it is reasonably established that false or misleading information has been used to gain a place at the school, even if the child has started.  




Enquiries for September 2017 Admission contact:

Local Authority Admissions Service on: 023 9268 8008

Email:
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Enquiries for Mid Year Applications contact:

 Admissions Secretary at the School on 02392 823766 extension 231  
Fax: 02392 871874
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Application Forms for Mid Year Enquiries:

In-Year Application Form 2017-2018

In-Year Application Form additional information

In-Year Supplementary Information Form 2017-2018


The Supplementary Information Form must be completed by parents before it is taken to the priest, minister etc to be signed.

Click here for a printable copy of the Admissions Protocol for 2017-2018

      

Mid Year Application Admission Tours

For mid year application Admissions a school tour can be arranged by contacting:

Admissions Secretary at the School on 02392 823766 extension 231 
Fax: 02392 871874
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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. 


Best Tutor Group of the Week:

All students for the superb attendance over this academic year.

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.


September 2017

4th
Year 7 (8.20am start)
Year 11 (9.30am start)

5th
All years return (0820 start)

14th
Year 10 Information Evening

20th
Year 7 Retreat

27th
Year 7 Retreat



October 2017

2nd
Open Evening
6pm - 8.30pm

3rd
9.30am start for all students

5th
8.45am, School Tour

9th
School Photographs
Yeras 7, 8, 9 & 10

11th
8.45am, School Your

12th
8.45am, School Tour

17th
Year 7 Tutor Evening

19th
Year 11 Information Evening


Half-Term:
23rd - 27th October Inclusive


eBook Lending

Portsmouth Schools
eBook Lending
Scheme
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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

Click here for advice if you are being bullied or use the links below:
 
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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