Catholic Life 2015

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Making Christmas Special 17 December 2015- St Edmund’s Catholic Academy staff and pupils have kindly donated a selection of Christmas hampers this year, for families less fortunate than themselves. We hope their Christmas will be a special one.
The Senior Citizens’ Christmas Party 17 December 2015- The Senior Citizens’ Party, organised by the Sixth Formers yesterday, was a great success. Around 140 guests, invited from care homes and the local community, arrived for a great afternoon of Christmas entertainment – the dining room was transformed into a fabulous party venue in record time! Miss Baskeyfield and the brilliant choir sang a selection of carols […]
A Wonderful Christmas Concert 10 December 2015- Parents, staff and friends gathered to celebrate the Christmas season and the work of the Performing Arts Department on Monday 7th December. Following their success at the St Edmund’s day Mass on Friday 27th November, the choir performed several solo numbers including ‘Christmas Lullaby’ by John Rutter. The musical festivities continued with the orchestra’s rendition […]
Celebrating St Edmund’s Feast Day Mass 02 December 2015- On Friday 27th November, it was the St Edmund’s Feast Day Mass. We came together as a whole school and celebrated our Patron St Edmund and all the activities and successes we have had in and around our community. It was a beautiful service led by Monsignor Fr Mark Crisp, and Fr Paul Bielak in front […]
Christmas Shoe Box Appeal 24 November 2015- We would like to say a huge thank you to all the students and staff who contributed to the Christmas Shoe Box Appeal. The Shoe Box Appeal is a campaign organised by the Samaritan’s Purse who kindly collect shoe boxes with gifts and donate them to underprivileged children around the world. St Edmund’s delivered 20 […]
Children In Need 19 November 2015- Last week Pudsey bear made a special visit to St Edmund’s Catholic Academy in aid of raising money for Children In Need. Sixth Form students sold wrist bands, somosa’s and undertook a special staff Vs. students football tournament all for charity. We’d like to thank everyone who took part during last week’s fundraising activities and […]
A Beautiful Remembrance Assembly 13 November 2015- On Wednesday morning, St Edmund’s Catholic Academy came together as a whole school as part of our Remembrance Assembly in honor of the sacrifices made by our brave Service men and women. It was a moving Assembly with readings and tributes read by staff and our Senior Prefects team were on hand selling poppy’s. Adria […]
Feast of the Holy Souls 05 November 2015- On Monday 2 November 2015 members of the Academy Council,  Mr Farr (Vice Principal) and Mrs Hazeldine (Vice Principal), Mrs Hughes (Principal) and Mrs Gallagher (Academy Chair) joined together in our Chapel to celebrate the Feast of the Holy Souls.  The mass was celebrated by our Chaplain Father Mark Crisp. The Feast of All Souls […]
Year 7 Welcome Mass 10 September 2015- On Monday afternoon, we held a Welcome Mass for all of our new Year 7 pupils which was celebrated by Father Mark Crisp. The prayers were focused on asking our Lord to help them, guide them and to be with them, as they start the new chapter in their education. Father Mark told the students […]
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