Runnymede St Edward's Preparatory School

Runnymede is an Independent Catholic Preparatory School for boys and girls aged 3-11 years

Part of the Edmund Rice Family, we welcome children of all faiths

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Welcome to Runnymede

COVID-19: Care of children of critical workers


Voluntary Aided School Proposal – Updates

Runnymede St Edward's School will open as a voluntary aided school in September 2020. The School will replace provision currently provided on the same site by Runnymede St Edward's Independent School,which will close at the end of this academic year. Details of this process will be uploaded to the updates document (link above), as and when new information becomes available. 

Please note:

  • The school office is currently closed, due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. If you wish to contact the school, please email This email address is monitored during working hours.
  • Parents who applied for Reception 2020 will be informed of places on 16th April 2020, the same day as the local authority.
  • At this moment in time there is no further information available regarding admissions to the VA school. Any new information will be uploaded here, as soon as it is available.


 Vacancy for Head Teacher - required for September 2020:

"After over 8 years of loyal and dedicated service Mr Slater has announced that he will be leaving Runnymede at the end of this academic year to pursue new challenges. On behalf of the Governors and Trustees I would like to thank Mr Slater for his unwavering commitment to the School. As a parent I have experienced at first hand the devotion he has shown to the well-being of all our children. We wish him well."  John McCabe - Chair of Governors

The Shadow Governing Body have commenced recruitment for a new Head Teacher for September - please see documents below:

(Application form in Word format available from


  • School re-opens after half-term

  • INSET DAY (no school for pupils)

  • School closes for half-term 3.30 pm

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Runnymede St Edward's School, North Drive, Sandfield Park, Liverpool L12 1LE.

Tel: 0151 281 2300    Fax: 0151 281 4900