Berkhamsted School is a leading independent school for girls and boys, aged 5 months to 18, in Hertfordshire. The school offers high quality education and care, as well as a range of extra-curricular activities and opportunities.
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Berkhamsted School is a public school in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, England. The present school was formed in 1997 by the amalgamation of the original Berkhamsted School, founded in 1541 by John Incent, Dean of St Paul's Cathedral, Berkhamsted School for Girls, established in 1888, and Berkhamsted Preparatory School.
- 1997 (as presently constituted), 1541 (original foundation)
- Richard Backhouse
- Virtus laudata crescit ("greatness increases with praise"), Festina lente ("hurry slowly")
- John Incent
Richard has worked at Berkhamsted School since September 1998 and, since then, has been a Head of Department, a Head of House and Deputy Head of Boys before becoming Head in September 2013, a position he held for five years. He is married to Laura who teaches at Berkhamsted Pre-Prep and has a son who is an Old Berkhamstedian.
A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 11 to 18 with linked junior schools in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire. Offers a ‘diamond model’ structure of single-sex and co-educational teaching, flexible boarding, academic and extra-curricular activities, and a range of SEN support.
- Overton House 131 High Street Berkhamsted Hertfordshire HP4 2DJ
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- 01442 358001
Address. Overton House, 133 High Street, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, HP4 2DJ. Local authority. Hertfordshire (919) Headteacher / Principal. Mr Richard Backhouse. Age range. 11 to 19. Phase of...
Berkhamsted ( / ˈbɜːrkəmstɛd / BUR-kəm-sted) is a historic market town in Hertfordshire, England, in the Bulbourne valley, 26 miles (42 km) north-west of London.   The town is a civil parish with a town council within the borough of Dacorum which is based in the neighbouring large new town of Hemel Hempstead.