Academy News 8th January 2018

Happy New Year to you all. I hope that you have had a joyous and restful Christmas holiday. I also hope that the New Year celebrations have allowed you to focus on the forthcoming year, which together, I know we can make outstanding. This week we have returned for three days to get the new term under way and at […]

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Academy News 11th December 2017

Dear All, This week the Academy has had a slightly different timetable as we have completed a PSHE focus day on Wednesday. As part of this day we have welcomed a range of visiting speakers from a range of organisations. For example: The NSPCC The Road Safety Team School Nurses Synapse Pupils focussed on a variety of topics during the […]

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Academy News 4th December 2017

              Dear All, We are now in Advent and I would like to start my blog this week with an Advent reflection: The Advent story of hope and mystery, anticipation, preparation, a kingdom of this world and the next, and a king appearing when we least expect. Heaven touching earth, the footsteps of the […]

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Academy News 27th November 2017

Dear All, Yet another week closer to Christmas, with next week heralding the beginning of Advent and the month of December. As we approach Advent it gives us the opportunity to reflect on the year that has passed. For the Academy this year has held a lot of change and as a school we are now looking to embed those […]

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Academy News 20th November 2017

Dear All, Over 100 Operation Christmas Child gift boxes have been donated, checked and wrapped, and are sitting ready for collection in our school reception. This gesture exemplifies the ethos of RESPECT at St Edward’s and demonstrates the deep seated empathy that pupils feel for those less fortunate than themselves. I must take this opportunity to thank all those parents […]

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Academy News 13th November 2017

Dear All, This week we have been focussing internationally, nationally, locally and within school on Remembrance and the great sacrifice many people have made to allow us to have the life and freedom we often take for granted today. Our pupils have demonstrated their empathy for others by creating some amazing installation art pieces as a sign of respect. These […]

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Academy News 6th November 2017

Dear All, This week as a country we have seen and celebrated All Hallows Day and All Saints day. For us as a community we focus on the light as there is enough darkness in the world. Our community has shone out this week in a wide range of ways for example. We are currently collating our Operation Christmas Child […]

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Academy News 23rd October 2017

Dear All, As half term approaches we can look back on what has been a very busy half term. Our New Year 5 pupils have learnt their way around and are now making good progress in lessons. Our Year 8 Pupil Leadership team are growing into their roles and are demonstrating to the whole Academy community what is it to […]

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Academy News 16th October 2017

Dear All, This week the Academy has celebrated its patron’s Feast Day. Saint Edward the Confessor’s prayer is below: Lord, you raised Saint Edward, king and confessor, to excel in good government and faithful service. May these ideals survive and flourish among us through his prayers. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in […]

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Academy News 9th October 2017

Dear all, the week has had the joy of the Harvest moon, by definition the full moon that is seen nearest to the time of the autumn equinox. Its light has lit the path of many people over the ages but reminded me the bible verse: “The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness can never extinguish it” John […]

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