St Albans High School for Girls

Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

Location: Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age range: 4 - 11 years

About St Albans High School for Girls

Located in St Albans, Hertfordshire, St Albans High School for Girls is an independent school for girls aged 4-18. Originally established in 1889, the school has existed on its current site since 1908. A selective institution, the school has just under 1,000 pupils in attendance across all age groups, with slightly more in the senior school. Over the years, St Albans High School has seen significant redevelopment and modernisation, and can now boast of a range of modern facilities including a swimming pool, café and dedicated sports pitches as well as a range of up-to-date teaching resources.


Mrs Jenny Brown

Values and Vision

Admission to St Albans High School for Girls is highly competitive. Each potential applicant is expected to reach an appropriate academic standard in order to be given a place at the school. This can take the form of informal assessment days for pre-prep students, formal examination for prep students, with acceptance to the sixth form being based on interview. The school maintains high academic standards for its students throughout their time at school, with a high-quality curriculum supported by extensive opportunities in sport, clubs, field trips and careers guidance. 

ISI Inspection

“Girls throughout the whole school demonstrate excellent levels of skill, knowledge and understanding across all areas of learning and in their extra-curricular activities. The school is successful in fulfilling its aim to provide an education which promotes intellectual confidence, curiosity and a joy of learning”

The full report into St Albans High School for Girls can be found here.

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Address: Preparatory Campus, Codicote Road, Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire, AL4 8DJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1582 839270