Edmund Rice Network - England

This website is a hub for a dynamic community of schools, youth ministries, spiritual conversation groups, and outreach activities inspired by the founding vision of Blessed Edmund Rice and the mission, in England and the wider world, of his Christian Brother successors.



Schoolslink Summer 2016

July 1st, 2016

The Summer edition of the Schoolslink newsletter will be distributed amongst the schools next week, but in advance you can view or download a copy of it here

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European Province Advocacy Team

June 22nd, 2016

As our European Province network continues to get involved in advocacy and human rights, the Province Leadership Team have shown their commitment to supporting the causes promoted by Edmund Rice International by appointing a Province Advocacy Team. The team consists of Br Donal Leader, who helped to found Edmund Rice […]

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ER Camps Leaders’ Pilgrimage

June 22nd, 2016

Without the Mentors, Coordinators and Senior Leaders, Edmund Rice Camps simply would not happen. And so, we are desperate to hang on to this most valuable human resource! We want them to feel that they are a crucial part of our network and that there are other opportunities for them […]

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Edmund Rice International Groups 2016

June 22nd, 2016

As the 6th Form Edmund Rice International Groups approach the end of their year engaging with social justice and advocacy, we reflect on the great work undertaken by so many of the students in the colleges. Every one of the seven Edmund Rice secondary schools have now formed ERI Groups […]

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New Staff Induction – Day Two

June 22nd, 2016

Twenty new staff from three Edmund Rice secondary schools were present at our second induction day on the 17th. June at Woodeaves. Staff covered both teaching and student support. The day followed a familiar pattern involving learning about the Founder’s life and work together with the current outreach from our […]

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New Staff Induction Day

June 2nd, 2016

The first annual inset day for staff new to the Edmund Rice family of schools took place on Friday 13th. May at Woodeaves. The group was relatively small with three secondary schools represented with 9 new staff that had joined since September 2015. The day involved raising awareness of the […]

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Students from St. Joseph’s College, Stoke-on-Trent, reflect on their recent immersion experience in India

March 18th, 2016

                            REFLECTIONS ON IMMERSION IN DELHI   I didn’t think it was possible to fall in love so quickly, but India proved me wrong. Everything about India should make a person feel uncomfortable- the chaotic traffic, unfair […]

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March 18th, 2016

St. Mary’s College, Crosby played host to the school staffs of the five Northwest secondary schools spirituality day in February. Over one hundred and ninety teaching and support staff assembled for the continental day which provided an excellent backdrop for the start of the half term holiday. Fr. Eamon McEvoy, […]

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Westcourt Centre Manager Visits English Schools

February 24th, 2016

On the 9th and 10th of February Cormac McArt, Manager of the Westcourt Centre in Belfast, visited the English schools in a bid to create new links between the English and Northern Irish Edmund Rice Networks. Cormac works closely with some of the most vulnerable sections of society in the […]

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HB HG Brother Garvey snip

St Edward’s College, Liverpool, donates £25,000

February 12th, 2016

  On Wednesday 2 December 2015, we were pleased to welcome Brother Edmund Garvey, European Province Leader of the Christian Brothers to the College.   Head Boy Owen and Head Girl Rachel presented Brother Garvey with a cheque from the College for £25,000 to support their missionary work in Africa […]

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The Edmund Rice Network, England, is committed to the Safeguarding policies of the Catholic Church in England and Wales, to take all reasonable steps to protect children, young people and vulnerable adults from any form of abuse or maltreatment and to promote a safe environment for them.

This commitment flows from the fact that we are all made in the image of God and the Church's common belief in the dignity and uniqueness of every human life. We start from the principle that each person has a right to expect the highest level of care and protection, love, encouragement and respect that we can give.

We will liaise closely and openly with statutory agencies to ensure that any concerns or allegations of abuse that are raised are promptly reported and properly responded to, victims supported and perpetrators held to account.