North Drive, Sandfield Park, West Derby, Liverpool L12 1LE
10 reasons to choose Runnymede St Edward's Catholic Primary School
Runnymede St Edward’s Catholic Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 77. It is one of the 11 best state primary schools in Liverpool and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 3 miles.
Runnymede St Edward’s Catholic Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a Roman Catholic voluntary aided faith school. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2023) inspection.
Average class size
Runnymede St Edward’s Catholic Primary School typically has one class per year, expanding to two, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Exam results and leavers' destinations
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Runnymede St Edward’s Catholic Primary School ranks in the top 0% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 0% of schools. About 40-50% of pupils go on to a selective school including the independents such as the Merchant Taylors schools and St Mary’s College, and the state selective schools such as Wirral Grammar, St Anselm’s or The Bluecoat School. About 50% go on to neighbouring St Edward’s School.
The Runnymede St Edward's Catholic Primary School curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Catholic social morality and also includes PSHE, French. Each pupil may participate in up to 10 different extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups and visiting speakers.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for computing, languages and sport.
Sport at Runnymede St Edward's Catholic Primary School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Runnymede St Edward's Catholic Primary School
School educates the choristers of Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral. Art, music and drama are taught as discrete curricular subjects to all pupils. Over half the pupils learn a musical instrument (from Year 3). Choir (in addition to the choristers), orchestra and several instrument ensembles. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.45am to 5.45pm.
Find another school near Runnymede St Edward's Catholic Primary School
Christian Fellowship School, Lower & Middle School (3.9 miles); Carleton House Preparatory School (4.1 miles); Belvedere Preparatory School (5.4 miles).
Whitefield Primary School (1.9 miles); Smithdown Primary School (2.4 miles); St Sebastian’s Catholic Primary School and Nursery, Fairfield (2.8 miles).
Christian Fellowship School (3.9 miles); Auckland College (5.7 miles); Merchant Taylors’ Boys’ School (8.1 miles).
St Edward’s College (0.1 miles); St John Bosco Arts College (2.5 miles); King David High School (2.9 miles).