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Brentwood School, Essex



School Details
School Crest
Middleton Hall Lane,
Brentwood,
Essex,
United Kingdom,
CM15 8EE

Tel: +44 1277 243243
Fax: +44 1277 243299

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Founded:1557

Headmaster:
Mr Ian Davies, MA FRSA

Admissions Registrar:
Mrs Marian Henning


Accreditations and affiliations:
GSA, HMC, IAPS, IBO, ISA Independent, IB, AGBIS, LAMDA, ISC, ISA International
Religious affiliation:
Church of England
Teaching languages:
English
Age Range & Fees
Age
Range
11 - 18
Annual
Day Fees
£17,400
to
£17,400
Annual Weekly
Boarding Fees
£34,135
to
£34,135
Annual Full
Boarding Fees
£32,649
to
£32,649
Number of Pupils
School Boy
Boys
School Girl
Girls
623
Day
505
42
Full board
27
0
Weekly
0
665
Total
532
Number of Staff
Full Time
Part Time
146
28
GCSE Pass Rate - age 16
At Grades A* to C
Pass Rate - age 18
courses are offered for age 18 exams
Higher Education
Pupils who went on to Higher Education or took Gap Year

Method of Entry:


Common Entrance, Age 3-11 is for day only while 11-18 is for day and boarding, Entry test or exam, Interview, Taster days, Visit school
 

Scholarships & Bursaries:


Senior school entry, Academic, Music, Sport, Means tested bursaries, 6th Form, Art, Drama, Financial need, Choral

What we offer


  • Government/Politics
  • Sociology
  • Drama/Theatre
  • Critical thinking
  • Classics
  • Electronics
  • Business studies
  • Design technology
  • ICT
  • Economics
  • Media/Film studies
  • Photography
  • Psychology
  • Philosophy/Ethics
  • Painting/Sculpture
  • Mandarin
  • Ancient Greek
  • English
  • French
  • English as foreign/2nd language
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Greek
  • Latin
  • Italian
  • Table tennis
  • Fitness training
  • Water sports
  • Volleyball
  • Tennis
  • Fencing
  • Archery
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Golf
  • Cross-country
  • Swimming
  • Football
  • Gymnastics
  • Hockey
  • Netball
  • Rugby
  • Squash
  • Cricket
  • Shooting
  • Cadets - CCF/ACF/ATC etc
  • Young Enterprise
  • Adventure training
  • Sailing
  • Public speaking/Debating
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Drama productions
  • Dance
  • Astronomy
  • Chess
  • Horse riding and management
  • Orienteering
  • Band/Orchestra
  • Choir
  • Guitar
  • Keyboard
  • Organ
  • Pipe band
  • Brass
  • Singing
  • Strings
  • Woodwind
  • Percussion
  • Corps of drums
  • Jazz
  • School bus service
  • Particular diets
  • Experience of expatriates' children
  • Before school/Breakfast club
  • After school club
  • Experience of services' children
  • Experience of international students
  • Experience of gifted children
  • Dyslexia or Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD)
  • Language and Communication Disorders
 
 
 

School Video



Head PhotoBrentwood is an Independent co-educational HMC School standing on high ground to the north of the town in 72 acres of playing fields. It is located 20 miles North East of London, close to the M25/M11 motorways and within easy travelling distance of London's major airports. Day and boarding education is provided for both girls and boys who are taught separately between 11 and 16. The Sixth Form is fully co-educational as are all co-curricular activities. A broad education is provided up to and including GCSE so that all options beyond 16 remain open. A Sixth Form of around 320 students ensures a wide choice of A Level subjects. Generous Academic, Music, Sport, Drama and Art Scholarships are awarded annually. Examination results are very good and most students gain places at university including some each year to Oxford and Cambridge.

A wide range of co-curricular activities is provided by a dedicated staff; it includes Orchestras, Choirs, Societies, Combined Cadet Force, Duke of Edinburgh's Award Scheme and sports such as football, rugby, cricket, hockey, netball, fencing, athletics, swimming, tennis and squash. National success has been achieved in cricket, football, golf, squash and in the Public Schools Fencing Competition. Excellent facilities include a superb Sports Hall complex with Fencing Salle, Squash Courts, new Science laboratories, a new Art, Design and Technology Centre (1999), an all-weather pitch, a Performing Arts Centre (1999) and an indoor swimming pool and fitness centre (2002). In November(2011)HRH Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex,opened the School's new Sixth Form Centre including a multi-purpose 400-seat auditorium. In 2016, the final touches have been put to the award-winning Bean Academic Centre - the intellectual heart of the School. Brentwood is a friendly, busy and successful school offering single-sex teaching 11-16 within a co-educational system; the best of both worlds. You are encouraged to visit the School to see for yourself.

Alumni - cover a wide range of professions:- Politics (MPs - Jack Straw, Andrew Lansley, Fabian Hamilton); the Arts and Media (Douglas Adams, Sir Hardy Amies, Peter Allen, Brian MacArthur, Ralph Dellow, Peter Stothard, Griff Rhys-Jones, Noel Edmunds, Keith Allen, David Eldridge, Chris Jarvis); Sport (David Ackfield, Eric Peters, Frank Lampard Jr, Stewart Robson); Education (Roderick Floud, Ian Small, Christopher Tarrant, Roger Cowley); the Services (Air Vice Marshal Keith Filby, Rear Admiral Simon Moore); Industry (Nick Scheele, Ford Motor Co).
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