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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:
GSA, BSA
Religious affiliation:
All denominations welcome, Church of England
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:


Entry test or exam, Scholarship or bursary exam, Audition, References, Interview, Scholarship exam, Common Entrance, GCSE results, Visit school, Educational psychologist's report, Please apply to school, Registration, Report from previous school, Taster days
 

Scholarships & Bursaries:


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

What we offer


  • Business studies
  • Media/Film studies
  • Painting/Sculpture
  • Philosophy/Ethics
  • Government/Politics
  • Economics
  • Classics
  • Psychology
  • Design technology
  • Drama/Theatre
  • ICT
  • Critical thinking
  • Photography
  • English as foreign/2nd language
  • Spanish
  • French
  • German
  • English
  • Latin
  • Netball
  • Water sports
  • Basketball
  • Athletics
  • Fitness training
  • Lacrosse
  • Golf
  • Cross-country
  • Rounders
  • Tennis
  • Swimming
  • Squash
  • Football
  • Badminton
  • Archery
  • Hockey
  • Gymnastics
  • Table tennis
  • Dance
  • Cadets - CCF/ACF/ATC etc
  • Canoeing
  • Ballet
  • Shooting
  • Skiing
  • Adventure training
  • Drama productions
  • Young Enterprise
  • Public speaking/Debating
  • Sailing
  • Horse riding and management
  • Chess
  • Language club
  • First aid/life savers
  • Orienteering
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • 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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