Developing remarkable people

Boys’ independent day and boarding school for pupils aged 11-16. We offer single-sex classroom education with co-educational opportunities. Set in the leafy market town of Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire.
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Welcome

At Berkhamsted School we develop remarkable people. The school provides challenge and demand to not only prepare the boys as independent thinkers, but with the right climate to develop their talents and self-esteem so they become proactive, confident, caring and resilient people.

Tom Hadcroft

Headteacher Berkhamsted Boys

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About Us

Academic

At Berkhamsted Boys we combine high-quality teaching and modern facilities with a deep understanding of our pupils and their needs.

Academic Curriculum

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Co-curricular

An education at Berkhamsted Boys equips our pupils with the academic qualifications they will need to meet their future aspirations, combined with the opportunity to gain the life skills and experiences that will shape their future success and happiness.

Co-curricular

Boarding

Flexi, Weekly and Termly boarding

Boarding at Berkhamsted offers both the experience of being part of a friendly, close-knit school community and access to outstanding facilities and resources.

Boarding

We would like to pass on our immense thanks to you and your fellow teachers. Our son has had a great education and will look back on his years at Berko with great pride we am sure.

—Leaver’s parent, 2021

Teachers shape the children but also, make Berkhamsted a great school. Please pass on our thanks to an inspirational teacher who has brilliant prospects!

—Leaver’s parent, 2021

We know our son has gained a huge amount from being at the School and has developed into a nice, mature and well-motivated, educated individual.

—Leaver’s parent, 2021

News

Year 7 Bushcraft Adventures

Year 7 Bushcraft Adventures

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New Year 7 and Year 9 Pupils welcomed for Induction Days

New Year 7 and Year 9 Pupils welcomed for Induction Days

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2022 Results – Developing Remarkable People

2022 Results – Developing Remarkable People

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Berkhamsted ‘Junior Music Tour’ to Paris

Berkhamsted ‘Junior Music Tour’ to Paris

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Once Upon a Time

Once Upon a Time

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Happily Every After – Shrek The Musical Review

Happily Every After – Shrek The Musical Review

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Shrek The Musical and Drama Dedication with Dawn Wylie

Shrek The Musical and Drama Dedication with Dawn Wylie

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    No longer a safe bet for those who didn’t quite make the grammar school grade at 11.

    Good Schools Guide

    The school delivers on its motto of ‘Developing Remarkable People’ – students are notably engaging and enjoy taking part in everything the school has to offer.

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    Oversubscribed at both major entry points (11+ and 13+), with places sought after by bright and talented pupils from far and wide, looking for more breadth than the local grammars can offer, without the hothouse feel of some schools closer to London.

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