Hockerill Anglo-European College

Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

Location: Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 11 - 18 years

About Hockerill Anglo-European College

Hockerill Anglo-European College is a co-educational day and boarding school for students aged 11 to 18.  The College accepts applications from students with a current British or EU passport, and provides a dynamic, vibrant and exciting learning environment.  The College offers a rigorous and broad curriculum, and is proud to be one of the largest state schools offering the prestigious International Baccalaureate Middle Years and Diploma programmes.

With a twin focus on the two specialisms of Languages and Music, Hockerill offers a truly distinct setting for a world-class education.  Located in beautiful grounds on the edge of Bishop’s Stortford the school is in close proximity to London and the South East of England.   

The College’s Mission Statement:

Developing enquiring, knowledgeable, responsible, global citizens through academic excellence

makes clear the focus on providing challenging and broad educational experiences to enable our students to take their place in the ever-changing twenty first century world.  Underpinning the College’s Mission Statement are the Guiding Principles which demonstrate the values on which the curriculum and educational experience are based. 

  • High aspirations
  • Strong community
  • Progressive curriculum
  • Traditional values
  • International outlook.


"Students' personal development is outstanding. All students, including boarders, enjoy school and this is reflected in their exemplary behaviour, their mature and willing shouldering of responsibilities and in the harmonious relationships between students and between staff and students. The recent enhancement of the specialist music provision together with the resulting wider range of available activities has added significantly to students' enthusiasm for school. A real strength of the school is the way students are involved in decision-making through many opportunities such as the school council".  

View Hockerill Anglo-European College’s latest Ofsted report

Testimonials from Staff

“Applying to Hockerill was an easy decision for me to make. The moment I saw the advert, it seemed to me Hockerill was the perfect place to work. I love its international dimension and the school ethos matches my own belief for educating learners in the 21st century.”

"After a year teaching here, I can honestly say, it is a pleasure and a privilege to be working with hardworking students, caring teachers and supportive parents."

"Hockerill is a truly unique school. The College provides an exceptional learning experience for all it’s students. It combines traditional values and high expectations with innovative teaching and learning that challenges all our students to excel. At Hockerill, students are taught to inquire, investigate and challenge accepted theory. For many within our community, both students and staff, Hockerill is home. In many ways this adds to the sense of community and companionship at the school, making Hockerill an exceptional place to work and live."

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Address: Dunmow Road, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 5HX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1279 658451
Positions available at Hockerill Anglo-European College