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International Boarding

Berkhamsted School welcomes applications from overseas students from a range of countries to join our community of boarders.

The majority of these students enter at Sixth Form level although applications may be considered from international students who wish to study at GCSE level.

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Berkhamsted is a beautiful market town set in the Hertfordshire countryside, just 30 minutes from Central London – and the multitude of world class universities located there – and 36 minutes from Heathrow Airport.

Academic Excellence

Berkhamsted prides itself on a consistently high academic performance. Nine of our students secured a place at Oxford or Cambridge in 2016 and 16 students achieved two or more A* at A level.

An overall pass rate of 80% A* – B grades has earned students places at a selection of the top universities in the UK.

2016 University Destinations

Leavers Destinations 2016 | PDF
Academic Results | WEBLINK

“A Top 50 UK Co-Educational Boarding School by A Levels for 2016”


Berkhamsted School has around 50 full boarding students who normally live overseas.

Berkhamsted has two boarding houses, St John’s for girls and Incents for boys. Both are located within a few minutes’ walk of both Senior School campuses and the town centre.

All bedrooms are furnished and decorated to a high standard and many are en suite. There are two common rooms, kitchen facilities and large gardens.

International Boarding Prospectus | PDF

Entry Requirements

We assess applicants on GCSE or IGCSE grades. Where a student is not sitting GCSEs or their first language is not English, we ask them to sit our own Maths and English papers.

More Information: Entry Requirements | WEBLINK

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Enquiry Form

Complete the enquiry form if you would like to find out more about Berkhamsted School or you would like your child to be considered for entry.
All applicants from mainland China should contact our official representative:UK Boarding Schools Admissions Service

所有中国大陆的申请者请联系我们官方代表: UK Boarding Schools Admissions Service

Enquiry Form