Hertfordshire Boarding School
Looking for one best private schools? Top UK boarding school! Berkhamsted School in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, England is a Day and Boarding school offering both single sex (from age 11 – 16) and co-educational teaching for boys and girls aged 3 – 18. Life at Berkhamsted Prep is an enjoyable and challenging experience. The children embrace the activities on offer, be they curricular, physical or creative, with a passion and a determination which is tremendous to observe.
The culture of this top UK boarding school is to ‘work hard and play hard’ while always respecting the views and needs of others. There is no doubt that the children are at ease with this philosophy and seek to engage in all the learning experiences on offer.
The curriculum is broad, balanced and meets all the key elements of the national curriculum, but offers so much more. Our aim is simple, we strive to ensure that all children reach their potential and we are honest and open in reporting their progress both to the individual pupils and their parents.
At this top UK boarding school specialist teaching and resources including a dedicated Science Lab, DT and 2 ICT Rooms and a Music Suite enhance the all-round educational experience. The superb facilities available to Prep children at our Senior School include a full size Sports Centre, a 25m swimming pool and a 500-seat theatre where the oldest pupils perform their annual play for parents.
Of course Music, Sport and Drama are all central to our vision for pupils’ education and we offer a wide range of creative and physical activities, having our own fields for sports such as rugby, football, cricket, lacrosse and athletics.
Sixth Form Boarding School
At this top UK boarding school we pride ourselves on a consistently high academic performance by our students, who have achieved 100% pass rate at A Level for the past 10 years with the overall pass rate at A - B grades between 80 - 85% over this period.
As nearly all students of this top UK boarding school go on to higher education, Berkhamsted Sixth has a strong academic focus. A Level work is challenging and requires a high degree of motivation and responsibility. Self-discipline is crucial, as is a willingness to be involved in academic study. You will be encouraged to explore ideas and learn to think independently in preparation for university.
In depth knowledge of each student’s interests, talents and abilities enables staff to work with you in identifying the most suitable options for further education; the result is a high degree of success in securing first and second choice university offers for students, over 50% of whom go on to a Russell Group university.