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.




October 13th, 2016

2016 saw the Schools Conference transfer back to the Hayes Centre in Swanwick after a 4 year gap. The conference coincided with the last day of the Congress in Kolkata, India organised by Edmund Rice Education Beyond Borders at which we had three delegates representing the schools in the UK. 45 members […]

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October 13th, 2016

Following the final new staff induction day for the 2015-16 academic year the Edmund Rice Network team received a suggestion that for the 2016-17 academic year an induction day should be tried for the September new intake of staff to our Northwest schools and should be arranged for early in […]

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October 12th, 2016

The Edmund Rice International 10 Youth Ambassadors for 2016-17 came together at St. Mary’s College, Crosby on Wednesday 21st September, just a few short weeks after they had taken up their positions in their respective schools [St. Anselm’s, St. Edward’s, St. Ambrose’s, St. Mary’s and St. Joseph’s]. The aim of […]

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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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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.