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

Evelyn Glennie and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Our optional half-term holiday homework was to write a letter to someone who inspires us, and invite them in to school. Mrs Swift also wrote some letters to people who she thought would inspire the children. Evelyn Glennie received a letter, but was too busy to visit Queen Edith - so we were invited to the Corn Exchange to see her rehearsing with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. The first children to hand their optional homework letters in, as well as our children who wear hearing aids, were invited to see Evelyn Glennie's rehearsal. The children learnt about how Evelyn takes her shoes off to feel the vibrations from the music that she cannot hear. They enjoyed listening to the orchestra and watching the conductor, as well as watching Evelyn play the xylophone incredibly quickly! Thank you to all children who wrote letters to people who inspire them. All the letters are now in the post and we await the replies.

Parent View
Parents will be aware that both our schools 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

Children's' Book Week
Thank you Miss Thurston for compiling new reading lists for children in Year 3 - 6.  Click here for more information and links to the lists.
Happy Reading!

Click here to see what we have been learning so far!

We have had a lovely start to the year. Click here to see what we've been up to.                                        

Year 1
We wrote our fairtytale stories!. Click here to see more.                                            

Year 2
We had a great time at the Teddy Bear Hospital.
Please click here to see how we got on.

Year 3 
We have been learning about winding mechanisms. Click here to see more.                                                                   

Year 4
We ended our Roman Topic by making our own shields. Please click here  to see more. 

Year 5 
We had a very energetic, fun filled time at Kingswood. Click here to see more.

Year 6 
We held a fairtrade fair for Year 3! Click here to see the fun!                         

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.

Useful Links

What's Happening

Cleaner - Closing Date Thursday 30th June
Part-time Secretary - Closing Date Thursday 30th June
Please click here for details

KS2 Sports Day
Monday 20th June
Reserve date: Monday 27th June

Summer Term Ends
Thursday 21st July - Last day of term

Governor News
To find out more about issues discussed at our latest Governing Body Meeting, please click here.





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