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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

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.

Nursery
3 – 5 years

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

Prep
6 - 10 years

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

College
11 - 16 years

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

Sixth Form
17 - 18 years

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

Visiting Us

St Edmund's College and Prep is located in rural Hertfordshire yet within easy reach of London.

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Summer school

Running for over 25 years, the summer school is an integral part of the College. It offers international Summer Schools and non-residential Academies with professional tuition, instruction and guidance in a range of sports, creative activities and academic subjects that are designed to increase students’ knowledge, skills and techniques.