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The pursuit of academic rigour is at the heart of what we do.

We encourage all students to be the best they can be, and to adopt a positive approach to study, whilst striking a balance with a breadth of extra-curricular and enrichment activities.

Inspired by the scholarly ways of St Edmund, our students have enquiring minds, open hearts, and a love of learning. At St Ed’s you’ll be supported by a tutor, Head of House, subject teachers, and our Heads of Department. We’ll regularly review your progress and agree targets for your progress. Openess, discussion and reflection is encouraged here.

We provide a diverse choice of A Level subjects, each one delivered by highly experienced, supportive educators. Most students study three or four A Levels. In addition to this all students study Religious Education.

From 2024, we are excited to offer a new Rhetoric pathway – the Cambridge Technical Diploma. This qualification is equivalent to two A Levels, and involves a mixture of internal and external assessment. Students can opt for Business Level 3 or Sport and Physical Activity Level 3.

On average 90% of our A Level students secure a place at their first choice of university