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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We operate and manage the sports facilities in conjunction with our neighbours, St.Edward’s College. The use of Astroturf pitches, sports fields and a swimming pool give our pupils the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of sporting activities, all under the safe supervision and expert guidance of qualified professionals. We compete against schools within the City of Liverpool and travel throughout the North West to compete against other independent schools in a variety of sports.
Children from Reception to Year 6 partake in 2 PE lessons per week; one of these being a swimming lesson where the children are taught by a qualified Level 2 ASA swimming teacher. We follow the LCP scheme of work for PE with additional activities as stated below.
Children from Reception to Year 2 follow aspects of the ‘Val Sabin’ dance scheme, and the children in the Nursery follow ‘Action for Kids’ also by Val Sabin.
Years 3 - 6 have a games lesson each week; Years 3 & 4 on a Monday afternoon and Years 5 & 6 on a Friday afternoon. The sports listed below are offered at appropriate times of the year and we often benefit from ‘specialist’ outside sport and dance coaches.

The safety of our children is paramount in all the activities we provide at Runnymede. We therefore have a defibrillator on-site with access to an additional device in St Edward's College Sports Hall where we hold weekly games sessions.

Sports offered are;
• Association Football
• Athletics
• Cricket
• Cross-Country Running
• Hockey

• Netball
• Orienteering
• Rounders
• Rugby Football
• Swimming
• Tennis
• Rugby
Runnymede children enjoy playing Tag rugby and Contact rugby as part of the school curriculum in Years 3 to 6. Year 3 and 4 are able to participate in Tag rugby, while our Year 5 and 6 children move forward onto Contact rugby during games lessons and after school activities. They are given the opportunity to participate in rugby tournaments and fixtures with other schools during the Autumn and Spring terms and Runnymede is also a member of the hugely popular Sale Sharks Community Connections partnership. 



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

Tel: 0151 281 2300    Fax: 0151 281 4900