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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:
Ms Mel Harper

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:


Scholarship exam, Educational psychologist's report, Interview, Scholarship or bursary exam, References, Common Entrance, GCSE results, Entry test or exam
 

Scholarships & Bursaries:


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

What we offer


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