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Soli Residential Retreat Centre 16 October 2017 - Last week 16 students from year 9 and 10, travelled to Soli House Retreat Centre in Staffordshire for 3 days. The theme of the retreat was ‘Legends’. Their first challenge was to ‘walk in faith’ a trek, which helped them to meet the Soli Team, including Fr Tye, to get to know one another. They […]
World Mental Health Day 09 October 2017 - Tuesday the 10th October is World Mental Health Day. Mental Health problems can affect anyone, any day of the year, the 10th of October is a great day to show your support for better mental health and start looking after your own wellbeing. 1 in 10 young people in the UK have a mental health […]
Macmillan Cake Sale 02 October 2017 - The 6 form Chaplaincy Group help a great cake sale today in aid of Macmillan Coffee Morning. Students and staff brought in cakes and biscuit galore, many were home made by parents, pupils and staff. We had so many donations that the sale had to be held over both lunch times and break time. We […]
Prayer Life 29 September 2017 - Prayer Life There are many forms and ways to pray. One of the ways our Lay Chaplain supports our staff is to pray for them every day. She puts their names on lolly sticks in a jar at the start of the year, then every day while she is in the Chapel praying for the […]
Lightfever 29 September 2017 - Today we had our first Lightfever of this academic year. The students of St Edmund’s love Lightfever, they welcome the opportunity to come into the Chapel during lunchtime or tutor time to light a candle and say a quiet prayer quietly for their friends, family or themselves. All our welcome, sometimes members of staff come […]
Macmillan Cake Sale 27 September 2017 - On Friday our 6 form and Chaplaincy Team will be holding a Macmillan Cake Sale. This Charity is close to many people’s hearts and we are kindly asking students and staff to bring in any cakes for sale. Also, parents could you please send you child into school with some extra money, 50p if possible. […]
Chaplaincy Commissioning Mass 27 September 2017 - Today 15 St Edmund’s students from St Edmund’s Chaplaincy team travelled to St Chad’s Cathedral, in Birmingham, along with other schools in the Diocese to attend the annual Chaplaincy Commissioning Mass. Archbishop Bernard Longley being the main celebrant along with other priests from the Archdiocese. BCYS and Kenelm Trust led the music. Sinead Cullen Barrett […]
Feast of St Peter and St Paul 04 July 2017 - ast week we celebrated the Feast of St Peter and St Paul with two Masses. As the students entered, they watched a video clip of St Peter’s Basilica in Rome. Fr Mark Crisp spoke to the school community about how the Catholic Church is the oldest institution and, with all the changes of power over […]
Marian Grotto 12 June 2017 -   The Peace Garden is gradually becoming a real haven of peace, tranquillity and prayer. Stations of the Cross housed in the cloister around the Peace Garden offer a constant reminder of Jesus’ sacrifice for the salvation of humankind. Recently the work on the Marian Grotto was completed. This feature is commonly referred to as […]
Unity Tree 12 June 2017 - The Unity Tree The Unity Tree represents St Edmund’s Academy as a truly a Catholic academy in the sense of being universal and cohesive. Our community comprises of many world religions and cultures, all of which are valued.  The idea behind the Unity Tree is to engender this sense of belonging and unity in our […]
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