Education for
the whole person

intellectual, physical,
emotional and spiritual.

  • Discovering unique talents
  • All-round education
  • Children excel
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Education of the whole person

  • Individual
  • Child centred
  • God given gifts
  • Celebrating talents
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Christ Centered education

  • Service
  • Alumni
  • Charity
  • Friends
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Home and the wider community

  • Traditional
  • Academic
  • Inspiring
  • Motivational
  • Forward
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Scholarship of St Edmund

  • 450th Anniversary
  • Catholic History
  • Douai Martyrs
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Catholic heritage

‟Rooted in Christ and Catholic tradition and under the guidance of our patron, St Edmund, we aim to realise the God-given potential, in body, mind and spirit, of all members of our community through service and leadership. Avita Pro Fide! For the Faith of our Fathers!”

Welcome to St Edmund’s

Welcome to St Edmund’s

England’s oldest Catholic school offering an all round co-education for students from 3 to 18 and for families from all faiths. Our historic campus offers modern facilities in a magnificent country setting in rural Hertfordshire, providing a safe and stimulating environment for young minds.

How to apply

All the information you need to join St Edmund's from Nursery to Sixth Form and Boarding.

3 – 5 years

The first steps we make in life can have a profound effect on the future direction we take.

6 - 10 years

Lays foundations for an inquisitive, challenging, sociable and fulfilling and life.


Academic standards are high and expect our children to work hard and enjoy learning.


Sixth Form education at St Edmund's is exciting and challenging.

24 Mar 2019

3rd Sunday in Lent

All Day
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College Sport
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Open Day
29 Mar 2019

Nursery, Prep and College Open Mornings

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Where we are

Summer school

“The summer school is an integral part of the College and promotes high standards of personal achievement, conduct and community spirit. These summer courses are an ideal preparation for transition to the main school or to another British school.”

Registration is now open for our Open Mornings on Friday 29th March and Friday 5th May.  Nursery, Prep and College will all be open to visit including talks from students and the Headmaster.  Sixth Form is also open with the option of including a ‘Taster Day’.  For more information and to register click here.