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

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Chinese New Year at Berkhamsted

Chinese New Year at Berkhamsted

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Behind the Scenes at Little Shop of Horrors

Behind the Scenes at Little Shop of Horrors

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Year 8 rise to the Faraday Challenge

Year 8 rise to the Faraday Challenge

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Humanutopia

Humanutopia

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The Barest of Margins: School Mock Election a closely fought contest

The Barest of Margins: School Mock Election a closely fought contest

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Adventure, Excitement, Inspiration: Languages Conference 2022

Adventure, Excitement, Inspiration: Languages Conference 2022

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Music Festival Ends on a High Note

Music Festival Ends on a High Note

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    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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