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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Juniors (Prep 3 - 6)

Pupils are taught the skills required to become lifelong learners and there is a strong focus on literacy, numeracy and child-centred learning, which taps into the interests and abilities of children in order to stimulate learning.

The Department is traditional in its insistence upon high standards of work, appearance, punctuality, manners and behaviour. Children are taught in mixed ability classes although in Prep 5 and 6, children are grouped in sets for maths and English, according to ability.

Specialist teachers teach music, French, Spanish and ICT and children can opt to participate in Drama. We have excellent facilities including an all-weather playing surface and large sports fields; an indoor 25-metre swimming pool; 25 station, networked ICT suite; Music Department with a suite of practice rooms for peripatetic teaching. Our music facilities allow any child to study instruments such as paino, guitar, flute, violin, clarinet and percussion. Children are also encouraged to join ensembles such as choir, orchestra and guitar groups and to perform to  wider audiences.

All lessons are planned within the National Curriculum framework, with a strong emphasis on literacy and numeracy, and enhanced by practical activities and a series of educational trips throughout the year. Work presentation is also considered important and the high standard of work can be seen displayed throughout the school.

As a Catholic school, we also draw on the example of The Blessed Edmund Rice and encourage the children to take a leading role in organising charitable giving. Throughout the school, we have supportive staff as well as a diverse curriculum, all of which helps to provide the ideal environment for learning as children prepare for their progression into secondary education.  


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

Tel: 0151 281 2300    Fax: 0151 281 4900