Education

With great schools, colleges, and the presence of the renowned Royal Holloway, University of London, Runnymede has a range of educational institutions across all ages.  

Primary, Infant and Junior Schools

Visit Surrey County Council's website to browse the primary, infant and junior schools in and around Runnymede here.

This page provides a number of tools to research our local schools, including a directory and interactive map, which will allow you check the schools approximate distance to your home.

International Schools

ACS International School Egham

Situated on 20 acres of glorious English countryside adjoining the Royal Savil Garden, and only 25 miles from central London, ACS Egham is an International Baccalaureate World School for over 600 students (ages 4 to 18), and 160 expert faculty and staff from over 50 countries. 

TASIS The American International School in England

TASIS England nutures intellectual curiosity and emboldens each learner to flourish as a principled, open-minded and compassionate member of a global community. The School is dedicated to the pursuit of knowledge through curiosity and encourages each student to take responsibility for the learning process. 

Secondary Schools

Fullbrook School

Specialising in mathematics, science and technology, Fullbrook is a successful school that has a clear purpose to inspire its students to achieve. A stimulating and exciting environment in which they can fulfil their academic potential and develop their personal and social skills from the age of 11 to 18.

Salesian School

Salesian is a happy and thriving Catholic school community with a well-established reputation for excellence. They are a mixed, comprehensive school meeting the needs of children of all abilities from 11 to 18 years. Over 1600 students, including around 400 in their Sixth Form College, which is on its own specialised site.

Chertsey High School

Chertsey High School is a newly launched free school in the borough. The new headteacher, Zelia Munnik, has said the following of the values and ethos at the school:

"Our aim is to prepare students to achieve academically and socially for the life and careers ahead of then. As parents, we wish our children to grow up to lead fulfilled lives, enjoy healthy lifestyles and make a positive contribution to the wider world. At Chertsey High school we want nothing less."

Jubilee High School

A small and inclusive comprehensive school serving the educational needs of local families. Jubilee High School is committed to excellence in learning and teaching, and their priority as a school is to ensure students achieve more than they thought possible. Students at Jubilee benefit from an extensive range of artistic, cultural and sporting activities and enjoy a varied and engaging curiculum.

The Magna Carta School

At the Magna Carta School you will find truly dedicated staff committed to the community they serve. A high-achieving school with a wide range of acadmeic and extracurricular choices and that recognises the importance of pastoral care and support, so that your child feels safe and happy.

Sir Williams Perkin's School

The vision at the Sir William Perkin's school is to build confidence, integrity, and excellence in a caring, innovative, and happy community so each pupil leaves having been given the best possible chance of achieving their full potential, taking with them sound values, a breadth of skills and knowledge, and ready to take on the world. 

Sixth Form Colleges

Strode's College

Strode's College offers an exceptional sixth form learning experience consisting of both A Levels and BTECs in the heart of Egham. Students benefit from modern facilities, inspirational teaching and outstanding results. Tutors are welcoming and supportive, ensuring every student feels fully supported and can fulfill their potential.

St George's Sixth Form

St George's Sixth Form encourages individual to develop into well-rounded young people; determined to see that every student achieves his or her best academically but in addition, is able to contribute fully to College life, gain new experiences and make life-time friendships. St George's believes a happy student is a fulfilled student, and with support, advice and guidance they can achieve his or her full potential and aspirations.

Universities

Royal Holloway, University of London

Royal Holloway is formed of two colleges, founded by two social pioneers, Elizabeth Jesser Reid and Thomas Holloway. They were among the first places in Britain where women could access higher education. In 1900, the colleges became part of the University of London and in 1985 they merged to form what is now known as Royal Holloway.

The modern day university is a world leader in cyber security and biological sciences and was ranked as the fourth highest performing university in London in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide of 2019. The campus is undeniably one of the most beautiful in the world, with the iconic Founder's Building the centrepiece.

University of Surrey

The University of Surrey, located just south of the borough, is set within a beautiful and vibrant campus.

Through world-class research and innovation, The University of Surrey delivers transformational impact on society and the future economy through collaboration and partnership with businesses, governments and communities.