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Safeguarding Notice

St Edwards Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects the whole school community to share this commitment. For more information please click here to read our Safeguarding Policy.

You must accept our Safeguarding Policy to continue to browse our website.


29 June 2020 - This week's home learning has now been put on the year group pages.. Don't forget to try the 30 second challenge by EdSmart
School is now closed for all pupils, if you need to contact school please email - info@stedwardsce.rochdale.sch.uk
Stay healthy during lockdown and enter the EdStart 1 Mile Challenge. For entry details see the classes page


23 June Home Learning Policy , please read - click here

22 June 2020 Transistion letter for the year 6 children moving to Secondary school- click here

22 June 2020 RANs Transistion pack - some handy tips for all students - click here

19 June 2020 Letter regarding CoVId 19 and guidance - click here

19 June 2020 Home School Agreement - click here

18 June 2020  letter to parents of year 6 and their return - click here

10 June 2020  Update regarding the wider opening of school - click here

1 June 2020 Covid Behaviour Policy Addendum- click here

26 May - Important update regarding the opening to  Years 6, Year 1 and Reception- click here

23 May - Letter to parents and carers regarding the reopening of St Edward's - click Here

11May 2020 Letter to all parents and carers - click here

If you are having trouble connecting to the link for keyworkers - click here

To see a message from the staff click here

For home learning, click on the classes tab above, then further details on each year group - 22 June 2020,  Classes page and year groups have been updated

Click here to see the risk assessment on preventing and managing sickness including outbreaks

Welcome to St Edward's C of E Primary School Website

On behalf of pupils, staff and governors I would like to welcome you to St Edward’s C of E Primary School website.

 St Edward’s C of E Primary School is situated on Hanover Street in Castleton, Rochdale and is a two form entry primary school with 365 pupils on role.  We are a church school in a multi-faith context.

Our vision is to create "A caring, Christian community with a love of learning where children achieve their potential, are confident in themselves and their abilities and are set on a positive path for life."

Mrs P Mann, Headteacher

Our School Vision

St Edward’s – a caring, Christian community with a love of learning where children achieve their potential, are confident in themselves and their abilities and are set on a positive path for life.

This terms Christian value is creation

Latest News

SIAMS report Update 27 November 2019

Dear Parents,

I am pleased to be able to share with you that we  now have the report from our most recent SIAMs.

 SIAMS is a Statuory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools.

I am delighted we have been graded Good in both the overall judgement  and the additional Judgement for the impact of Christian worship.

The report states   'A powerful commitment to the nurture of all pupils and their families lies at the heart of this school community. The school's vision springs from an understanding of God as love and a desire to express that love in making every effort to set each pupil 'on a positive path for life.'

Click Here to see a copy of the report.

If you would like a hard copy of the report , please call into the school office.

Kind Regards,

Paula Mann



Our Year 5 teacher, Miss Steedman is a trained Mastery Specialist for the local maths hub, and is working with other schools in the area to develop Teaching for Mastery.  For further details, please look under Learning - maths

Our Calendar

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CoVid Information

14th May - Letter to parents and carers from Gail Hopper- Director of Children's Services - Click Here

Important information from the Government if your child is ill- click here

Rochdale Council have updated the Local Offer in response to COVID-19  - click here for details

Coronavirus fact sheet for children

Stay at home guidance from Government - Click here

Please click here for the most up to date information on the outbreak of COVID-19

RANS support is still available using the usual telephone helpline number, every day between 9am and 4pm

If your circumstance have changed and you now think you are entitled to free school meals, please follow this link to Rochdale Council Website

1st April - Details on how to claim the vouchers for people entitled to benefit related Free school meals please check - https://www.gov.uk/government/publications//covid-19-free-school-meals-guidance   Any queries please email  - info@stedwardsce.rochdale.sch.uk 

Keyworker letters


Letter to keyworkers 20th March 2020 - click here





This week's attendance:
Week ending : 13 March  2020

Well done to 3 Rowan  who had 99% attendance  this week.

Class %
6 Oak 91.2
6 Willow 93.5
5 Juniper 96
5 Hawthorn 97.7
4 Sycamore 97.2
4 Hazel 97.7
3 Poplar
3 Rowan
2 Birch
2 Linden 97.1
1 Beech 94.4
1 Ash 96.2
 R Elm 97.6
R Maple 96.8
Overall attendance 95.1

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