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The Princess Helena College, Hertfordshire



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

Tel: +44 1462 443888
Fax: +44 1462 443871

Founded:1820

Headmistress:
Mrs Sue Wallace-Woodroffe, BSc (Edin)

Registrar:
Mrs Heather Baim

This school offers flexi-boarding.

Accreditations and affiliations:
GSA, BSA
Religious affiliation:
Church of England, All denominations welcome
Teaching languages:
English
Age Range & Fees
Age
Range
11 - 18
Annual
Day Fees
£14,685
to
£17,985
Annual Weekly
Boarding Fees
£20,955
to
£26,115
Annual Full
Boarding Fees
£20,955
to
£29,790
Number of Pupils
School Boy
Boys
School Girl
Girls
0
Day
168
0
Full board
17
0
Weekly
15
NA
Total
200
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, Scholarship exam, Educational psychologist's report, Scholarship or bursary exam, Interview, GCSE results, Entry test or exam, References
 

Scholarships & Bursaries:


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

What we offer


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