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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Statutory Proposal 27th January 2020
The Trustees have published a statutory notice regarding their intention to open a new non fee-paying voluntary aided school from 1st September 2020.
The full notice can be found here.
The full statutory proposal can be found here.

Admissions to proposed non fee-paying voluntary aided school September 2020
The shadow governing body of the proposed new school have announced that an extraordinary admissions round for places in Reception for September 2020 will open on 3rd February 2020 and will close at 4.00 pm on 9th March 2020.

St Edward’s College have confirmed the proposed new school would have preferred feeder status to the College.
Application forms are available by clicking the link above, or on request from Runnymede from 3rd February 2020.
This will be a provisional admissions process, dependent upon the proposed school being approved in March 2020.

If the school is approved parents will be informed of places on 16th April 2020, the same day as the local authority.

Please note, submitting an application to the proposed new school will not affect any current application to the local authority for other Reception 2020 places. This application round will run separately and offers will be made separately.

Admissions to Runnymede Independent School
Runnymede Independent School continues to operate and will only close in the event of a new voluntary aided school being approved.
No new admissions to year groups Reception to Year 5 will be accepted until a decision over the statutory proposals is reached in March 2020.
The School is happy to take expressions of interest during this time.

The pre-publication consultation period (4th November 2019 - 20th December 2019) is now closed and all received comments will be passed to the City Council.
Consultation paper
Letter to parents 24/1/20



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

Tel: 0151 281 2300    Fax: 0151 281 4900