The Hemel Hempstead School

Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

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

About The Hemel Hempstead School

The Hemel Hempstead School is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational secondary school with sixth form in Hertfordshire, serving students from the age of 11-18. The secondary school, situated in Hemel Hempstead has approximately 1,139 students, including 209 in the Sixth Form. It’s sixth form is part of Partnership – consisting of three secondary schools. 

Formerly The Hemel Hempstead Grammar School, The Hemel Hempstead School opened in 1931, converting to a comprehensive school in 1971. In 2016, the school was identified as good by Ofsted. 

Values and vision

The Hemel Hempstead School’s vision is to help students develop their academic ability and personal success in a nurturing and inclusive learning environment. The Hertfordshire secondary school works to provide a broad learning curriculum for students to develop a lifelong love for learning. The school fosters the values of responsibility, respect and good relationships and works to nurture student’s self-confidence, self-discipline, critical thinking and perseverance. Community is at the heart of the school and students are encouraged to contribute positively to society and become engaged and active citizens. The Hemel Hempstead School wishes for students to leave hold strong moral values and to be fully prepared for the world of work. 


“The subjects on offer, the extra-curricular clubs, the specialist performance facilities and the visits programme, give pupils lots of chances to find a new skill or develop a passion for an area of their learning. Pupils, staff and parents talk about the excellent school productions and the significant numbers of pupils involved.” 

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Address: Heath Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP1 1TX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1442 390100
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