Our Vision

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Our Vision

Following Christian principles based on the teachings of Jesus, where every person is loved and accepted by God, our vision is to prepare all our young people academically, physically, emotionally and spiritually, so they realise their God-given potential, becoming lifelong learners and effective contributors to our global community.

Our Mission

Our Vision defines our Mission: to create a centre of learning excellence, with high standards and expectations, that promotes and celebrates achievement, participation and well-being.

Our Aims and Values

To realise our Vision and achieve our Mission, our Aims and Values are to:

➢ Offer a broad, rich and exciting curriculum in a stimulating Christian environment that recognises and develops every person's potential, individual skills and talents.
➢ Encourage self-confidence, independence of thought and self-motivation to prepare our young people for the challenges of the future.
➢ Nurture and develop a team environment that encourages and supports all staff in their professional development, well-being and personal fulfillment.
➢ Continue to nurture and grow a learning community where our pupils, their families, staff and governors have a real sense of family and belonging.
➢ Be a focal point at the heart of our local community, building strong and cohesive links with the wider community and the world at large.
➢ Promote the values of respect, kindness, compassion, fairness, forgiveness, love, honesty and trust.
➢ Learn for Life and be everything we can be.

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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Emergency Closure Letter

With winter upon us and forecasts for snow, we would like to remind you about how we deal with any severe weather, especially snow, which may affect the school. A letter outlining our procedures has been added to the Letters Home Page on the Parents and Carers tab. http://stedwards.academy/letters-home-2/  

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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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Year 8 Parents’ Evening 5th December 2017

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YEAR 8 PARENTS’ EVENING – Online Appointment Booking We would like to invite you and your Year 8 child to attend our Parents’ Evening on Tuesday, 5th December 2017 from 4.30pm to 7.30pm. This is an important evening and provides you with an opportunity to speak to your child’s subject teachers about their progress. The school is continuing to use an […]

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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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