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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

Head:
Mrs S E Davis

Registrar:
Ms Melanie 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
£17,100
to
£17,100
Annual Weekly
Boarding Fees
£24,375
to
£24,375
Annual Full
Boarding Fees
£30,375
to
£30,375
Number of Pupils
School Boy
Boys
School Girl
Girls
9
Day
160
0
Full board
50
0
Weekly
15
9
Total
225
This school offers
flexi-boarding.
Number of Staff
Full Time
Part Time
40
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:


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

Scholarships & Bursaries:


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

What we offer


  • Design technology
  • Media/Film studies
  • Painting/Sculpture
  • Philosophy/Ethics
  • Economics
  • Psychology
  • Classics
  • Drama/Theatre
  • ICT
  • Critical thinking
  • Photography
  • Business studies
  • Government/Politics
  • French
  • Latin
  • German
  • English
  • English as foreign/2nd language
  • Spanish
  • Lacrosse
  • Netball
  • Water sports
  • Rounders
  • Squash
  • Basketball
  • Gymnastics
  • Athletics
  • Swimming
  • Archery
  • Hockey
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Fitness training
  • Badminton
  • Cross-country
  • Football
  • Rugby
  • Cricket
  • Table tennis
  • Chess
  • Adventure training
  • Horse riding and management
  • Cadets - CCF/ACF/ATC etc
  • Sailing
  • Young Enterprise
  • Orienteering
  • Shooting
  • Language club
  • Skiing
  • Ballet
  • Dance
  • Drama productions
  • Canoeing
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Public speaking/Debating
  • First aid/life savers
  • 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
  • Vegetarian
  • Hearing Impairment (HI)
  • Visual Impairment (VI)
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Dyslexia or Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD)
  • Aspergers Syndrome
  • Delicate/Medical Conditions
 
 
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