Berkhamsted School

With a history dating back to 1541, Berkhamsted School is one of the leading independent schools in the UK.

"At Berkhamsted, our excellent academic results go hand in hand with an enviable extra-curricular programme.”

It is highly selective and admits only a handful of top overseas students each year. These students are able to participate fully in the life of a traditional English independent school, and are seen as an important part of the school community. The historic market town of Berkhamsted has convenient.access to London (30 minutes by train) and Heathrow Airport (a 40 minute drive).

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Academic standards at Berkhamsted are high with 69.7% of all GCSEs and 50.4% of all A Levels achieved at A* - A. 73% of our students go to the top 30 universities in the UK and over 30 Berkhamsted students have been accepted at Oxford and Cambridge in the last five years. Berkhamsted has a reputation for being a very friendly community into which students from abroad settle down quickly and make new friends. Social events include music competitions, quiz nights, house dinners and trips. Extensive sporting and extracurricular activities are available to boarders, including free private membership at the School’s sports centre, which offers a fitness suite, sports hall and 25m swimming pool.
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HeadMr Tom Hadcroft
School TypeCombined co-education school
Junior Age Range3 - 11
Senior Age Range11 - 18
AcademicGCSE: Yes
Alevel: Yes
Int'l Baccalaureate: No
Vocational additional programmes include Outdoor Education, EPQ, Oxford Student Consultancy.
Boarding Fees From£.00 per term
Forces Discountnone
Total Students1900
Youngest Boarder13
Senior Boarders50
Int'l Students45
Closest Airport 1Luton (25km)
Closest Airport 2Heathrow (45km)
School AddressBerkhamsted School
Overton House
131 High Street