Year 7 Welcome Back Letter

29 April 2022 Dear Parent Welcome back to a new term.  I hope that you had a restful Easter break and that you managed to spend some time with your family. It’s hard to believe that now we are in the summer term and soon we will be welcoming Year 6 students into College ready […]

Year 11 Prom

Dear Parents and carers,  We are very pleased to confirm the date for the Year 11 Prom this year is Tuesday 19th July 2022. The venue for this special occasion will be Stanbrook Abbey.  Arrival to this year’s event will be from 7.15pm. Welcome mocktail drinks will be served to students on arrival. Non-alcoholic drinks will be available for purchase throughout the evening. Students will have a […]

Non uniform letter – Lent 2022

1st April 2022 Dear Parent, As part of our Lenten fundraising, we will be holding a non-uniform day on Thursday 7th April. This date marks the anniversary of the death of Blessed Edward Oldcorne in 1606. The money raised will be donated to both the Father Hudson’s Society, as part of their annual Good Shepherd […]

Parent Seminar – March 2022

Dear Parents, As part of our ongoing preparation for this year’s GCSE exams, we are holding parent seminars on the evening of Wednesday 23 March 2022.  These seminars will be an opportunity for you to share in some of the information we give to students in their weekly assemblies and to explore the range of […]

School Meals Letter

Dear Parent, Worcestershire Local Authority have recently put in place a new system for parents to apply for free school meals for their child/children. This system also allows parents whose children currently receive free school meals to receive important updates about their ongoing eligibility. The letter from the Local Authority can be found here and […]

Policy Update March 2022

9 March 2022 Dear Parent As things in college return to some semblance of normality we have been taking the opportunity to revisit various policies and processes. We are determined to ensure that students at Blessed Edward’s can learn in a safe and distraction free environment and have always valued the support that parents give […]

Mobile Phone Checking

8 March 2022 Dear Parent, I am writing to share my thoughts with you on an issue which I would like to work closely with you on. The covid pandemic remains challenging for our young people and they continue to be resilient and show a positive attitude here in school. I do however believe that […]

Mobile Phone Policy letter

14 February 2022 Dear Parent I am writing to highlight some changes we are making to our mobile phone policy. Here at Blessed Edward’s, we recognise that mobile phones are an integral part of our lives now and for young people in particular, they are an object of huge significance. I know that from a […]

Non Uniform day

10th February 2022 Dear Parent, On Friday the 18th February we will be having a non-uniform day in support of Mr Long’s 24hr painting challenge that will begin that morning.  All money raised will be going to The Worcestershire Breast Unit Haven who support patients being treated for and recovering from breast cancer. For the […]

The Zimbabwe Medical Centre Appeal: ‘One Thousand Hearts’

‘Whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’ (Matthew 25:40) Dear Parents and Carers Blessed Edward Oldcorne Catholic College has made links with people from a village called Nyandoro, in the Nyanga Province of Zimbabwe. The people living here are experiencing severe poverty and […]