This line is now part of the Trans Pennine Trail and NCN Route 62. This is the annual Christmas Carol Concert in which prefects read passages from the bible surrounding the nativity story, and Christmas Carols are sung. The reinstituted school changed its name from the Catholic Institute to St. Edward's College, a change that was fairly unpopular, especially among former pupils who had lost friends during the First World War. Since then, the school has produced rugby stars such as England internationals Mike Slemen, Ted Rudd and Kyran Bracken. A mass is held within the cathedral and attendance is compulsory for all pupils and staff members. Inclusive Community Our community is accepting and welcoming. During the Second World War, the pupils were evacuated to Llanelli, Wales. Changes to the sixth form uniform came into effect starting September 2017, the dress code for students reflecting their status as young adults within the learning community; so students wear business dress of their choice, dressing for the professional workplace. No longer was a test required to gain admission to the school. In the late 1970s, direct grant grammar schools were discontinued, and many became fully-fledged independent schools, as did St Edward's. In particular, this period established the tradition of St. Edward's playing Union, rather than League, rugby. Liberating Education Opening hearts and minds, through quality teaching. has earned affectionate nicknames over the years, such as "The Cizzler" and "Cee-zies", and is the starting venue for the annual rugby night out. Some years prior to the Catholic Institute, in 1848, another school had been established in the city under the name of St Edward's College. This was only three years since the re-establishment in 1850 of the Catholic Church in England and Wales as a public body following the abolition of the last of the penal laws against Catholics in the United Kingdom. A Design Centre was built in the 1980s. In October it is to celebrate the feast of Edward the Confessor, the saint the college is named after. This includes a reference to Blessed Edmund Rice (1762-1844), the Irish Catholic educationalist and founder of the Congregation of Christian Brothers, formerly associated with the school, and also of the Presentation Brothers. The school is situated on the south side of Queen's Drive (A5058), a half-mile east of the A57. Welcome to St Edward's College Where young men achieve. A Sixth Form Centre and Sports Hall were added in the 1970s. It is common for rugby players and students to go to the Catholic Institute (the C.I) after a game and this has become a strong tradition. St Edward's College is heavily oversubscribed every year - being the most oversubscribed school in Liverpool. Founded in 1885, St. Edward’s University’s mission is heavily influenced by social justice. The building was named after the city of Santo Domingo, founded in the Caribbeanby Bartholomew Columbus in 1496, later capital of the Dominican Republic, which was where George Campbell, a privateer who in 1763-64 was Mayor of Liverpool, had made his fortune. The school is heavily over-subscribed each year with 2015 being the year with the most applications. The North Liverpool Extension Line railway once passed to the rear of the school, next to the playing fields. The school relocated from St Domingo Road, Everton to Sandfield Park, West Derby on 19 September 1938, an event which was marked by every pupil walking the 3 miles from Everton to West Derby. Sports at The CollegeHome > Co-Curricular > Sports at The CollegeFocusing on Physical SkillsAs from their first years at College, our pupils are introduced to their first organised physical activities and play. On 1 May 2011, St. Edward's College formally gained academy status and became officially known as St Edward's College Edmund Rice Academy Trust. Again attendance is compulsory for pupils and staff and the guest speaker is normally an Old Edwardian who has been successful at their work (e.g., Chairman of an international company). At A level, results are still good but fifth in Liverpool. The school currently enrols 150 pupils each year, with 15 of these places being taken by choristers for the Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral school choir. In 2009, the College achieved the second-best GCSE results for comprehensive schools in Liverpool, and the best for co-educational comprehensive schools - the league table for Liverpool is dominated by faith schools. Once again, attendance is compulsory for all pupils and staff members. Founded in 1853 as the Catholic Institute, the college was formerly a boys grammar school run by the Congregation of Christian Brothers, known widely as the Irish Christian Brothers. Gospel Spirituality We invite all people into the story of Jesus. St Edward's College, England is a co-educational Catholic school with academy status in the UK located in the Liverpool suburb of West Derby. The official athletics website for the St. Edward's University Hilltoppers The school was boys-only until 1982 when girls were admitted into the 6th form. An explicitly Catholic culture prioritises serving God through serving one another in community, demonstrating commitment, caring for others and striving for success. Laboratories were built in the 1950s and a swimming pool and running track in the 1960s. Tel: 0151 281 1999 Pupil Absence Line: 0151 254 7444 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org The school pupils are identifiable by the bright purple blazer that is part of the uniform for pupils in years 7 to 9. St Edward’s College offers an inspiring and challenging Catholic education to over 1200 children from across the City and further afield. The under 18 7s squad of 2011 reached the last sixteen of the National Schools Sevens held at Rossyln Park beating opposition such as Ellesmere College and also secured wins at Birkenhead and Ampleforth sevens. 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