One of Canterbury’s leading independent schools, St Edmund’s offers an excellent all-round education from Nursery through to Sixth Form all from the same beautiful site overlooking the historic city.
It’s a school where every pupil is connected by a love of learning, the pursuit of possibility and the challenge of being the very best they can be.
There’s no better opportunity for parents and potential pupils to come along to St Edmund’s and see school life at first-hand:
Whole School Opening Morning
• Wednesday 10th May from 9.30am-11.30am.
Whether parents are planning for the future or still considering the options for their son or daughter in September, St Edmund’s invites families to visit on a normal working day when they will meet the Heads, staff and pupils in the Pre-Prep, Junior and Senior Schools on a guided tour.
• To book a place click here
Bring a Book to Life
• Wednesday 17th May & Wednesday 21st June
Entertaining storytelling with playtime for pre-school children. All welcome. Booking advised. Time: 10am–11am
Venue: St Edmund’s Pre-Prep Hall (Giles Lane entrance)
• For more information, click here
Beyond the classroom
An important aspect of a St Edmund’s education is its extra-curricular life. A vast range of exciting, adventurous and inspiring options is on offer to all pupils, adding a wealth of life’s rich experiences to everyday life. For a glimpse of some of these, take a look at the latest news on the website www.stedmunds.org.uk
And this summer, for the first time, there will be the St Edmund’s Festival:
Wednesday 28th June-Tuesday 4th July
This inaugural week-long celebration of the arts with concerts, drama, productions and workshops features many sensational acts and artists including St Edmund’s pupils and offers an exciting selection of events for all ages. Full event listings and how to book can be found on the Festival web page www.stedmunds.org.uk/festival but just a few of the highlights include:
• Critically acclaimed concert pianist and former St Edmund’s pupil, Freddy Kempf, will open the Festival on 28th June with a stunning programme.
• A Celebration of Sinatra and the Hollywood String Quartet’ (Sunday 2nd July) with vocalist Matt Ford, the Tippett Quartet and members of the John Wilson Orchestra.
• Delights for a younger audience with all the fun and games of the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party (Saturday 1st July) and ‘Tippett’s Tuneful Tales’, an interactive musical retelling of Julia Donaldson’s ‘Tyrannosaurus Drip’ (Sunday 2nd July).
To find out more about this distinctive school with high academic standards, excellent sport provision and an outstanding reputation in the performing and visual arts, visit www.stedmunds.org.uk