Welcome to Queen Edith School

Dear Parents and Visitors,

Queen Edith is a large thriving primary school and nursery situated in the south of Cambridge city. We have a diverse catchment area and have many families from abroad (speaking 28 languages at the last count!).

Queen Edith is partnered in a federation with Queen Emma, which is a 5 minute walk away. It is led by one headteacher, senior leadership team and governing body with representation from both schools. For more information about the benefits of the Federation please visit the Queens’ Federation website.

If you are considering a school for your child I hope I will have the opportunity to meet you in the near future and that if your child is to join us they will have a long and very happy association with the school. We are committed to working in partnership with our parents and our desire is that you feel fully involved in your child’s education and the life of the school.

Yours sincerely,

Caroline Peet

Executive Headteacher

Please click here for an update on the recent Ofsted Inspection at Queen Emma School.
Parent View
Parents will be aware that Queen Edith School will be expecting Ofsted in the next few months. If you could spare a few minutes to complete the Ofsted questionnaire it would be much appreciated.
Please click here and register to complete the very short survey.
Many thanks,
Caroline Peet

The Wind in the Willows
We had a wonderful time watching the theatre group at the weekend. Click here to see the fun.

KS2 Sports Day
This years sports day was a great fun filled day with Pegasus House winning the competition! Click here to see more of the action.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Some of our Year 6 children enjoyed a wonderful afternoon with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Click here to see more.

Maths Day 
The whole school celebrated an amazing Maths Day together.  We dressed up in mathematical costumes ranging from calculators to Rubik’s Cubes to times table t-shirts. During the day, different teachers taught us maths on all sorts of different topics. Click here to see more.

The choirs at Queen Edith and Queen Emma have both been rehearsing hard for our part in 'Singfest' and what a great time we had. Click here to see more

Children in nursery have been enjoying learning about spring and Easter.
We have drawn pictures of our families, made mother’s day cards, cakes and seed sticks and enjoyed singing a new song to mummies at our celebrations.  Click here to see more.

We have been basing our activities around the story of ‘The Three Little Pigs’. Children have been creating their own houses for the pigs using different materials. They have been exploring  materials and listening to instruments made from wood and metal. Click here to see more.                                        

Year 1
We have been thinking about our senses. We went into the courtyard and thought about what we could see, hear, feel and smell. Click here to see more.                                            

Year 2 
We have started our first topic in Y2 – “The High Street.”
We have enjoyed finding out about a florist shop and used our senses to think about lots of exciting vocabulary. Click here to see more.

Year 3 
The sun has been shining and Year 3 seized the opportunity to have a rounders tournament outside! All four houses played against each other and had a super time practising their battling, bowling and fielding skills. Click here to see more.                                                                   

Year 4 
Year 4 had a great opportunity to learn something this term that could potentially save someone’s life. Dan from St John Ambulance trained us how to do an initial check, how to put a patient in the recovery position, and how to perform CPR. Click here  to see more. 

Year 5 
Year 5 thoroughly enjoyed Activities Week. They took part in a week of cross curricular activities, which has promoted their team-working, communication and problem solving skills. Some of the activities included: Paralympics games, archery, drama, STOMP workshop, swimming, fire lighting, sushi making and foot golf. Click here to see more.

Year 6
This half term Year 6 are studying World War II and its impact on Britain. We have started investigating poignant events throughout the war and how life in Britain changed; during and after the end of the war. Click here to see more.                                                                                                  

Thank you for taking the time to visit our website.  We hope you will find all of the information you require and if you have questions or would like to arrange a visit to view the school or nursery please contact the school secretary on (01223) 712 200.

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What's Happening

Current Vacancies
Part Time Nursery Class
Cleaner - Closing Date 22nd Sept
Full and Part-Time Teaching Assistants - Closing Date 27th Sept
Midday Supervisors - Closing Date 27th September
(please click on recruitment above for more information)

Sainsbury's Vouchers
The School Council have decided to use the vouchers collected on new play equipment. You can read more here.

Open Mornings New Parents
Thursday 19th October 9:15am
Thursday 30th November 9:15am
Wednesday 10th January 9:15am

Parent Afternoons 2.45pm
Monday 25th September Later Years
Tuesday 26th September Middle Years
Thursday 28th September KS1

Individual Photos
Wednesday 27th September    

Theatre Saturday
Saturday 30th September   




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