Welcome to Edith Kay

To engage with children and young people to enable them to identify their own talents and strengths. To prepare them for a successful and enriched future, where they can contribute to society around them irrespective of their starting point.

What we do

THE learning journey

At Edith Kay Independent School we provide a clear transition during all stages of our community’s learning journey. Joining a new school community at any age provides new opportunities for our pupils. 
It can also be an anxious time for parents and young people alike so we work closely with families and key agencies to ensure every pupil’s transition is secure and stress-free.

key staff members

During transition, key staff members engage in well-informed discussions regarding each pupil’s learning experience so they can identify and respond to each young person’s needs and strengths. 

Pupils are normally then phased in during the first few weeks thereby enabling a smooth transition.



Intent At Edith Kay School our science curriculum is designed to recognise that our students join us from a wide range of settings with differing prior learning experiences. We recognise that every student is a unique individual and welcome differences within our school community. We want students to be excited and curious about the world […]

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GCSE Mathematics

Intent: The GCSE Maths curriculum at Edith Kay School is based on what the students need to know by the end of Key Stage 4 as directed by the National Curriculum. The students study AQA GCSE(9-1) Higher/Foundation tier specification. This is assessed by three examinations: one non-calculator and two calculators. The GCSE mathematics course builds […]

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AS and A-Level Mathematics

Intent Sixth-form pupils at Edith Kay School study the Edexcel AS and A Level Mathematics and Further Mathematics specification. KS5 is split into Mathematics and Further Mathematics, both of which are further split into Core and Applied topics. The complexity of study increases, and students engage with new mathematical concepts and methods, such as the […]

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Entry Level Certificate Mathematics

Intent For Entry Level Certificate (ELC) Mathematics at Edith Kay School, we follow the AQA specification. This qualification is helpful for our students to prepare for GCSE. The component-based structure of the qualification provides our students with the opportunity to work in short programmes. There are eight components: 3.1 Component 1: properties of number 3.2 […]

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At Edith Kay we find and nurture each young person’s unique spark

Latest news

November 30, 2023
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November 15, 2023
Christmas Jumper Day – 7th December 2023

The pupils and staff at Edith Kay School will be taking part in Christmas Jumper Day on Thursday 7th December 2023 in aid of Save the Children. Save the Children believes that every child deserves a future. In the UK and around the world, they give children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to […]

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November 15, 2023
Forest School & Outdoor Education

The PE Department run a very successful Forest School and Outdoor Education programme. Activities include fire lighting, shelter building, volunteering, orienteering, kayaking, celebrating Apple Day, and many, many more.  Below are pictures of some of the activities the pupils have taken part in so far:     

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Who is Edith Kay

Edith and Kay were an ordinary couple who are representative of all those who devote their lives to taking care of vulnerable children, fostering them and welcoming them warmly into their family home. Over many years, Edith and Kay worked to promote resilience in vulnerable young people, and to instil the values of compassion and generosity of spirit. Their deep-seated belief in the power of education and care to transform lives underpins the ethos of our school.
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