A glimpse into life Boarding at Berkhamsted

We would like to share with you a few videos which we hope provide an insight into life in our School.

Please do contact us if you have any questions as our International Admissions team will be pleased to help.

Please call us on 01442 358001 or email: INTERNATIONALADMISSIONS@BERKHAMSTED.COM

We hope to welcome you soon.

Welcome from the Principal

Welcome from the Principal

Welcome to Berkhamsted Schools Group from our Principal, Richard Backhouse, which introduces the ethos and values of a Berkhamsted education

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

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

Student Consultancy

Student Consultancy

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

Digital Device Provision

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.

Extended Project Qualification

Extended Project Qualification

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

Music at Berkhamsted

Music at Berkhamsted

Many of our students enjoy extra curricular music lessons.  This video provides a short clip of a recent Concert in Deans’ Hall

Drama at Berkhamsted

Drama at Berkhamsted

Unfortunately due to copyright we are unable to share the full production of ‘Shrek’ but this video provides a glimpse behind the scenes of the West End style production held at our 500 seat Centenary Theatre. There are numerous Drama opportunities whether undertaking a GCSE or A Level; or through extra curricular LAMDA lessons.

Careers at Berkhamsted

At Berkhamsted we encourage pupils to consider a range of options after school. Watch the videos below to get an overview of career opportunities at Berkhamsted and hear from two of our pupils about their apprenticeship roles.

Careers at Berkhamsted
Hear from our pupils – Apprenticeships
Art at Berkhamsted

Art at Berkhamsted

This video provides a glimpse of some of the artwork produced by 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.

Sport at Berkhamsted Sixth
Sport at Berkhamsted Boys and Girls

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

Our small international boarding community benefit from flexi, weekly and full boarding in Houses which are based in the market town and close to the School.  These houses allow the pupils to have an experience at a UK day School which provides a level of support from the boarding house team, whilst developing independent skills – a balance between School and University – creating the best growth environment for many of our boarding pupils.

Our Facilities

Boarding Life at Berkhamsted

Berkhamsted Boarding Prospectus

Berkhamsted Boarding Information Book

Our Schools

Berkhamsted Sixth

Sixth Form Centre
Castle Street

Berkhamsted Boys

Castle Campus
Castle St

Berkhamsted Girls

Kings Campus
Kings Rd

Berkhamsted Prep

Doctor’s Commons Rd

Berkhamsted Pre-Prep

Chesham Rd


10 Copperkins Ln

Thank you for taking a glimpse into our ‘School Life’ – we hope to welcome you on site soon

If you have any questions please contact us on 01442 358001 or email: INTERNATIONALADMISSIONS@BERKHAMSTED.COM

Jennie Peachey
International Admissions Officer

Chris Sutton
Head of International Admissions and Head of Boys Boarding

Andy Ottoway
Head of Girls Boarding

Jess Thackray
Head of Girls Boarding