Looking for one best private schools? Great 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 the 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.
Confidence is central to pupil development and we work hard to ensure
all pupils ‘believe in themselves’ and get a sense of achievement from
their educational experience. This focus on individual development means
our pupils are successful in so many aspects of their school life.
On the educational front, their progress is enhanced by committed
teachers and ancillary staff who are dedicated to supporting pupil
Specialist teaching and resources including a dedicated Science Lab,
DT and 2 ICT Rooms and a Music Suite enhance the all-round educational
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.
At Berkhamsted, 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 our students 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.
Rolling or fixed admission date? Rolling
International application fee: 75 GBP
Cost of tuition
7 days boarding: 28 005 + 9 355 dep
Day school only cost: 17 460 GBP