2022 Senior School Speech Day & Prize Giving

On Saturday 4th June Runnymede College held its Senior School Speech Day & Prize Giving. On a glorious summer morning, academic, sporting and co-curricular prize-winners from Years 7 to 12 joined parents and teachers in the Julia Powell Building to celebrate their achievements. Some lovely music opened the ceremony, followed by the Headmaster’s speech. Mr … Read more

UK offers 2022

Following on from the record-breaking success of Runnymede pupils’ applications to colleges in the USA, we are proud to announce that 2022 has also been an unprecedented year for university offers from the UK. This year’s graduating class has received no fewer than 11 offers from St Andrews, which has been ranked the best university … Read more

Busy term comes to a close

This term has been full of fantastic activities, opportunities and events at Runnymede College. Our older students in Years 11 and 13 have, of course, focused on doing well in their mock exams in preparation for the summer IGCSEs and A-levels, but they and all other year groups have shown real effort and enthusiasm both … Read more

Old Runnymedian Finance, Economics & Development panel event

Old Runnymedian Finance, Economics & Development panel event featuring Casilda Prado Abrisqueta David Ferrin Olga Moreno De Tejada Gonçalo Neves-Correia was held in the Julia Powell building on 30th March 2022.  Parents and pupils from the Senior School were privileged to listen to four impressive Old Runnymedians discuss their educational experiences and professional achievements in … Read more

“STEM” Flourishing at Runnymede

At Runnymede we are committed to ensuring pupils in both the Junior and Senior Schools are given the opportunity to develop their knowledge and understanding of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Not only do they receive top-quality lessons in subjects which fall within this umbrella, but they also have the opportunity to enrich their … Read more

Whole School raises money & awareness for “Growing together campaing”

The week before half-term was full of exciting activities, as Runnymede participated in the #GrowingTogether theme, along with many schools in the UK. The aim of the week was to raise awareness about children’s mental health, and draw attention to environmental issues too. On “Mindfulness Monday” our students practised a series of exercises to help … Read more

Founders’ Debate 2021

Wednesday 26th January was Founder’s Day, when Runnymede College commemorates Mr Arthur Powell OBE, who founded the school 54 years ago with the support of his wife, Mrs Julia Powell. In their memory and honour, the annual Founder’s Debate was held in the Julia Powell Auditorium & Sports Hall. This year’s event followed the “balloon … Read more

Olympiad and Oxford success

This week we returned to school after a restful Christmas break, and we are already thrilled to announce impressive achievements by some of our older students. Last November several of our most skilled and enthusiastic VI Form physicists entered Round 1 of the British Physics Olympiad. Run by the Physics department at Oxford University, the … Read more