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St Edmund’s School Canterbury

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St Edmund’s School Canterbury

St Edmund's Canterbury

Address: St Thomas Hill, Canterbury, Kent CT2 8HU
Website: stedmunds.org.uk
Founded: 1749
Number of Pupils: 564
Head Teacher: Mrs Louise Moelwyn-Hughes, MA (Cantab), MEd
Religious Affiliation: Church of England; all faiths welcome
Entrance Procedure: Entry into school by visit, assessment and report. Scholarships at 11+, 13+ and 16+.
Contact: Admissions 01227 475601
Email: [email protected]
School Visits: Whole School Open Morning 10 May and 30 September 2017; individual visits by appointment.

The Curriculum

A challenging and exciting curriculum throughout the school. Offers GCSE, IGCSE and A Level.

Games & The Arts

The school enjoys a fine reputation for its sport, art, music and drama, an integral part of the learning experience. An exciting range of extracurricular activities keep boarders and day pupils engaged.

Pastoral Care

The well-being of every pupil is supported by a comprehensive system of pastoral care. The Chaplain performs a central role for the whole school. Regular communication fosters the relationships between the parents, the school and the pupils.

University Places

Pupils are given close guidance in making their choices and are successful in achieving places at their first choice university including Oxford, Cambridge, UCL and Durham. Pupils also go on to leading institutions including London drama schools and the Royal Academy of Music.

Head Teacher’s Philosophy

St Edmund’s offers all round excellence with high academic standards in a caring environment where we know our pupils well. We nurture the individual and encourage all pupils to find their strengths whether that be in academia, performing and visual arts, music, sport or beyond.

Outstanding Characteristics

St Edmund’s offers an exceptional school experience where pupils are treated as individuals. One site for all pupils aged 3–18 including the Canterbury Cathedral Choristers. Located on a beautiful site overlooking Canterbury, the school is within easy reach of the South East and London; under an hour from London on the high speed train.



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