Remembrance Day

On a crisp and dry day on Friday 10th November 2023, Runnymede College pupils gathered together wearing poppies at 11am, on the top playground (for pupils in the Prep School and the Pre-Prep School) and in the Julia Powell Sports Hall (for Senior School pupils), to mark our respect for, and in remembrance of, people … Read more

Anti Bullying Week

The Pre Prep School celebrated Kindness during Anti Bullying Week. Kindness is one of the Core Values at Runnymede. We started off by showing our individuality and uniqueness by wearing Odd Socks to school. We were kind to each other and children added a marble to Ms Barr’s ‘Kindness Jar’; by the end of the … Read more

Autumn University Fair

We were delighted to host universities from the UK, US and Spain in our Autumn University Fair. Our pupils had the chance to meet the representatives to help them compare and contrast universities and find the place that best suits their strengths and interests. Parents and pupils were invited, and the representatives had a busy … Read more

Outstanding Learner Awards

Every year, Pearson, the examination board which administers our A Levels, awards prizes to the pupils who have performed best. These awards are divided by subject and geographically, by country and continent. There are also global prizes. Runnymede A Level candidates win prizes every year. We are very proud, as ever, to announce this years … Read more

The Runnymede Times 2023

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  The digital version of The Runnymede Times for 2022-23 is now available here and is a wonderful showcase of the talent of Runnymede students, from the beautiful artwork to the throught-provoking articles. A special mention goes to the student editors and subeditors who have managed to produce such a polished and professional yearly edition. … Read more

Bake Sale for Charity

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On Thursday 26th October Runnymede College Charity Committee, organised the biggest cake sale in the school’s history to raise money for its chosen charity – Fundación Aladina. After persuasive emails from the school leadership team, parents and pupils spent Wednesday evening baking cakes, cookies, doughnuts and breads, and by 9am on Thursday morning about 200 donations … Read more

Runnymede Prep School

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There is a lot of exciting change at Runnymede, but none more exciting than the start of the Runnymede College Prep School – the first and only bespoke Independent Prep School for pupils in Years 4 to 8 in Spain. Runnymede has always been steeped in the best of British educational models, and prides itself … Read more

UPenn Admissions Event

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On the 5th October we were very pleased to receive the University of Pennsylvania, who hosted an open event on selective college admissions at Runnymede. This was the only event of its kind that has been organised in Spain, and we had families come from as far afield as Tarragona to have the opportunity to hear … Read more

Frank Murphy Memorial

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Grief and shock hung heavy in the air, when close to 400 people gathered to remember Frank Murphy, on Saturday, 9th September. Physics and Mathematics teacher; Deputy Headmaster and mainstay of Runnymede College for over 40 years, Frank died suddenly on August 19th. The recently constructed Julia Powell Sports Hall and Auditorium provided a fitting … Read more

US University Visit

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Yesterday we had a mini-US University Fair where we were delighted to welcome Notre Dame, Tufts, Babson, UMiami, University of Arizona and Washington University in St. Louis to the school. Our students were able to ask questions, learn about the application process and hear about the advantages of studying in the US. With 21% of … Read more