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Lockers Park School

Lockers Park Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, England HP1 1TL

Age Range & Fees

Age Range4 to 13
Annual Day Fees *11505 to 18255
Annual Weekly Boarding Fees *23175 to 23175
Annual Full Boarding Fees *25050 to 25050
Flexi BoardingYes
* Currency:

Number of Pupils

Boys Girls
168Day0
20Full Boarding0
55Weekly Boarding0
243Total0

Number of Staff

Full-time: 50
Part-time: 0

GCSE Pass Rate - Age 16

Pass Rate - Age 18

Exams at age 18

Higher Education

Pupils who went on to Higher Education
Head Photo

Mr Gavin Taylor


Welcome to Lockers Park.

We’re proud of our pupils’ academic success and the abundant opportunities they enjoy. Nestled in 23 acres of Hertfordshire woodland in Boxmoor, with Berkhamsted, St Albans and Harpenden close by and London only a 30-minute train ride away, we welcome boys aged 4 to 13 years.

We’re a small school. Purposefully so. We’re proud of this, because it allows us to know your son well, and so support him in achieving excellent academic results and giving him abundant beyond-the-classroom opportunities.

Every teacher and every member of staff will know your son and help him to make the most of his full and active school life. This is a community where family spirit and kindness thrive. In fact, we’ve been shortlisted for the Student Wellbeing Award by the Independent Schools of the Year awards 2021.

With an excellent curriculum combined with critical thinking lessons, interactive teaching techniques and optional Saturday school, our academic success is demonstrated through boys achieving Common Entrance with their very best results, passing to an impressive range of first-choice destination schools.

Beyond the classroom, our boys enjoy an enviable range of opportunities. These include: excellent Sport; unparalleled Music, Art and Drama; a rich outdoor life from playing in the shrubs and roaming our 23 acres at break time; the option of staying the night with us to do prep and to enjoy evening events such as film nights or ‘Dark Tower’.

Walking around the school, visitors often comment on the tangible energy and warmth of the Lockers Park community. I encourage you to come and take a look for yourself; please call or visit our website to arrange an appointment or come along to one of our next Open Morning's in March, May or October.
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Parent Testimonial



The school gives a well-rounded education that allows time for extra-curricular pursuits – both formal (music, art, drama, sport) and informal (time in the shrubs!).

Good Schools Guide



Everything about the school is focused on bringing out the best in boys – from the 40-minute morning break where they can tear around fields and woodlands with just enough time for a bit of den-building, to the pristine well-structured classrooms.

Tatler Schools Guide



This highly regarded boys’ prep strikes the perfect balance between tradition and innovation.

Parent Testimonial



My sons do–and will always–hold Lockers Park close to their hearts. As parents, we feel, we have made the greatest decision of our lives sending our children there.

What we offer

  • Classics
  • Critical thinking
  • Design technology
  • Drama/Theatre
  • Electronics
  • ICT
  • Painting/Sculpture
  • English
  • English as foreign/2nd language
  • French
  • Latin
  • Archery
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Cricket
  • Cross-country
  • Fencing
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Hockey
  • Martial arts
  • Rugby
  • Squash
  • Swimming
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis
  • Touch rugby
  • Water sports
  • Adventure training
  • Beavers/Cubs/Scouts
  • Canoeing
  • Chess
  • Cycling
  • Drama productions
  • Public speaking/Debating
  • Shooting
  • Skiing
  • Band/Orchestra
  • Brass
  • Choir
  • Guitar
  • Keyboard
  • Organ
  • Percussion
  • Singing
  • Strings
  • Woodwind
  • After school club
  • Before school/Breakfast club
  • Experience of diplomatic corps' children
  • Experience of expatriates' children
  • Experience of international students
  • Experience of services' children
  • Particular diets
  • Rail/Airport services
  • School bus service
  • Dyslexia
  • MLD
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Method of Entry

  • Assessment
  • Interview
  • Report from previous school
  • Trial day at school

Scholarships & Bursaries

  • Drama
  • Academic
  • Armed forces discounts or bursaries
  • Siblings
  • Music
  • Financial need
  • All-rounder
  • Sport
  • Means tested bursaries

Curriculum and Exams:

  • ABRSM
    Associated board of the Royal School of Music
  • Common Entrance
  • LAMDA
    London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art
  • Trinity College Music Exams

Religious Affiliation:

  • All denominations welcome
  • Church of England


Teaching Languages:

  • English
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