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A glimpse into life at Berkhamsted Sixth

We are sorry that we are unable to take your on a tour of Berkhamsted Sixth, however, we would like to share with you a few videos which we hope provide an insight into life in our Sixth Form.  Please do contact us if you have any questions as our Admissions Manager, Lauren Thomas, or Headteacher, Martin Walker, will be happy to help. Please call us on 01442 358001 or e-mail:

We hope to be able to welcome you on site soon.

Welcome to Berkhamsted

An introduction from our Principal, Richard Backhouse, providing an insight into the ethos of our School

Welcome to Berkhamsted Sixth


We are sorry we cannot take you on a tour of our Sixth Form, but we hope that this video provides a short insight into what you can expect to see when you do get to tour for yourself!

Berkhamsted School Values

Our 2019 Prize Video provides an insight into our School values through spoken word written and performed by pupils in Year 9 and 10. Our School values are:

  • Aim High with Integrity
  • Be Adventurous
  • Serve Others

Student Consultancy

Our Sixth Formers have the opportunity to ‘Serve Others’ but gain valuable real-world experience through the Student Consultancy

Digital Device Provision

Find out more about our Digital Device Provision roll out from the last 12 months and how this has changed our classroom teaching and allowed Berkhamsted to move to remote learning smoothly and easily during this time

A digital school

During Covid-19 Berkhamsted has moved online to allow for students to carry on with a full timetable and to benefit from our remote learning offering

Extended Project Qualification

If you are interested in taking an EPQ in addition to your A Levels, watch this video to find out more

Next Steps Fair

Each year our Careers team run a ‘Next Steps Fair’ for Y10 -13 pupils which allows the students to meet representatives from Universities, Gap Year travel companies, leading firms with Apprenticeship opportunities and other industry leaders

Music at Berkhamsted

This video provides a short clip of a recent Concert in Deans’ Hall

Drama at Berkhamsted

Unfortunately due to copyright we are unable to share the full production of ‘We Will Rock You’ but this video provides a glimpse behind the scenes of the West End style production held at our 500 seat Centenary Theatre

Art at Berkhamsted

This video provides a glimpse at some of the artwork from our GCSE and A Level students

Sport at Berkhamsted

Berkhamsted has been voted 3rd Best Independent School for Sport – School Sports Magazine 2019. We are proud of the breadth of sport offering throughout the School and also the number of teams we are able to field each term offering the majority of our pupils the chance to play a competitive match.

Leadership at Berkhamsted

Berkhamsted has a Deputy Head of Leadership who leads a programme to  provide students with opportunities to develop skills and abilities to enhance their awareness outside of the classroom.  Our CCF (Combined Cadet Force) offers Sixth Formers the chance to take on leadership roles and guide the younger year’s through the training

Boarding at Berkhamsted

Berkhamsted also offers boarding : full, weekly or flexi options are available

Old Berkhamstedians thoughts

Alfie, Former Deputy Head Boy

Joe, Former Head Boy

Our Results

And if you have not seen our results details on the website yet please click here to read more about the achievements of our pupils



Our Facilities

Berkhamsted Sixth Prospectus

Berkhamsted Information Book

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Thank you for taking a glimpse into our
'School Life'
- we hope to be able to welcome
you on site soon

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If you have any questions please contact us
on 01442 358001
or by e-mail: