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The Princess Helena College, Hertfordshire



School Details
Preston,
Hitchin,
Hertfordshire,
United Kingdom,
SG4 7RT

Tel: 01462432100
Fax: +44 1462 443871

Founded:1820

Headmistress:
Mrs Sue Wallace-Woodroffe

Registrar:
Ms Mel Harper

This school offers flexi-boarding.

Accreditations and affiliations:
BSA, GSA
Religious affiliation:
Church of England, All denominations welcome
Teaching languages:
English
Age Range & Fees
Age
Range
11 - 18
Annual
Day Fees
£16,125
to
£19,635
Annual Weekly
Boarding Fees
£20,955
to
£26,115
Annual Full
Boarding Fees
£22,965
to
£28,545
Number of Pupils
School Boy
Boys
School Girl
Girls
0
Day
180
0
Full board
17
0
Weekly
15
NA
Total
212
This school offers
flexi-boarding.
Number of Staff
Full Time
Part Time
30
20
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, Entry test or exam, Interview, References, Educational psychologist's report, Scholarship or bursary exam, GCSE results, Taster days, Report from previous school, Registration, Please apply to school, Audition, Visit school, Scholarship exam
 

Scholarships & Bursaries:


Drama, Means tested bursaries, Languages, Ballet or dance, Clergy/Ministers, Academic, Armed forces discounts or bursaries, Sport, Science, Siblings, Other bursaries, Art, 6th Form, Music, Financial need, Senior school entry, Other scholarships, Teaching

What we offer


  • Critical thinking
  • Economics
  • Painting/Sculpture
  • Business studies
  • Psychology
  • Photography
  • Design technology
  • Philosophy/Ethics
  • Government/Politics
  • Classics
  • ICT
  • Media/Film studies
  • Drama/Theatre
  • Spanish
  • English as foreign/2nd language
  • English
  • German
  • French
  • Latin
  • Gymnastics
  • Netball
  • Basketball
  • Athletics
  • Rounders
  • Tennis
  • Lacrosse
  • Fitness training
  • Archery
  • Squash
  • Hockey
  • Golf
  • Football
  • Cross-country
  • Badminton
  • Water sports
  • Swimming
  • Table tennis
  • First aid/life savers
  • Orienteering
  • Public speaking/Debating
  • Sailing
  • Young Enterprise
  • Adventure training
  • Dance
  • Horse riding and management
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Ballet
  • Shooting
  • Skiing
  • Chess
  • Canoeing
  • Cadets - CCF/ACF/ATC etc
  • Language club
  • Drama productions
  • Band/Orchestra
  • Choir
  • Guitar
  • Keyboard
  • Brass
  • Singing
  • Strings
  • Woodwind
  • Percussion
  • Jazz
  • School bus service
  • Particular diets
  • Experience of expatriates' children
  • Rail/Airport services
  • Before school/Breakfast club
  • After school club
  • Experience of diplomatic corps' children
  • Experience of services' children
  • Experience of international students
  • Experience of gifted children
  • Hearing Impairment (HI)
  • Visual Impairment (VI)
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Dyslexia or Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD)
  • Aspergers Syndrome
  • Delicate/Medical Conditions
 
 
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