Charity Events


Lent 13 March 2019- Lent We are now in the season of Lent. Lent is an opportunity for us to examine our conscious, pray more, acknowledge what we have, be thankful and be generous. In order for us to grow closer to the Lord, build up our relationship and discover anew the joy of a deeper conversion of the […]
Soli House- Girls Weekend 27 February 2019- Two of our students attended a girls weekend retreat at Soli House. Here is Molly Kerins testimony of her time there. Soli house weekend During the 15th and the 17th of February Siwi and I went on a girls retreat to Soli House. The weekend was focused on our treasure, what is it, how we […]
Mission at Home 22 January 2019- On January 26th – 27th, young adults across the Diocese will be answering the call of Pope Francis and serving in mission projects over this weekend serving their local community. Following a weekend of mission, local groups will join together on Sunday evening at Ss. Peter and Paul in Wolverhampton to celebrate the closing Mass […]
St Edmund’s Day Mass 06 December 2018- Saturday 1st December was the Feast Day of our founder St Edmund. We marked the day with a celebration Mass for the whole community on Friday 3th November. Monsignor Mark Crisp, our Chaplain was the celebrant at the Mass. He gave a great homily, helping us to recognise how lucky and privileged we are to […]
St Mary’s and St John’s Christmas Fayre 05 December 2018- On Saturday 1st December, three of our 6 formers gave up their Saturday to hold a stall at St Mary’s and St John’s Christmas Fayre. Over the week, they made different Christmas decorations such as sleighs, stars, candleholders and wreaths. On the day, they met the Mayor of Wolverhampton and his wife, who thanked them […]
Samaritans Purse-Operation Christmas Child 26 November 2018- Samaritans- Operation Christmas Child At the start of November each tutor group was asked to fill a shoebox for the Samaritans Charity-Operation Christmas Child, and again students and staff came up trumps. Over 40 shoeboxes have been delivered. The boxes were filled with items such as hats, scarves, tooth brushes, toiletries, writing pads, pens, toys […]
Cafod-Family Fast Day Friday 5th October 03 October 2018-   Sadly, due to poverty and injustice, this harvest will not be bright for millions of children and young people around the world who will miss out on food, clean water and even on going to school. But your support is helping to change this! Last year, schools around England and Wales joined us to […]
Wear it Purple Day and Cake Sale 08 June 2018- On Friday 25th May 2018, the staff turned the school purple by wearing purple clothes to raise funds for Pancreatic Cancer. ‘Wear it Purple’ day is normally in November but St Edmund’s Catholic Academy decided to have theirs near to the anniversary of the passing of their beloved colleague Mandy Whittaker who sadly died of […]
Collection for Haven 21 December 2017- Christmas Charity Collection St. Edmund’s staff recently raised £81.70 in a collection for the Haven Women’s Refuge. The Haven Wolverhampton, one of the largest refuge providers in the UK, supports women and dependent children who are at risk of domestic violence, homelessness and abuse. It provides emotional and practical support to some of the most […]
Children In Need 21 November 2017- On Friday 7th November St Edmunds, along with many of the Nation, ‘did their bit’ for Children In Need. Apart from a mufti day, when students and staff donated a pound, members of the 6th form dressed up as Pudsey and went around the classroom collecting any loose change. So far we have raised £849.67 […]
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