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    Private Day & Boarding Prep School near Hertfordshire

    Kimbolton School is an HMC independent (‘private’) co-educational day and boarding school near Hertfordshire. Our Prep School (Primary, Reception to Year 6) and Senior School (Secondary, Years 7-13) cater for pupils aged 4 to 18, with an almost even split between boys and girls. Nestled in the rural countryside, yet within easy reach of St Albans and London, Kimbolton School provides a safe and nurturing environment with space for your child to grow, learn and play. Class sizes are small, ensuring individual attention, while a varied extra-curricular programme offers a wealth of opportunities in sports, music and the performing arts, which complements our academic curriculum

    Visitors to Kimbolton comment on its friendly, busy feel and welcoming family atmosphere. At our heart beats a strong sense of community, where everyone is encouraged to be involved and where everybody’s contribution is valued. Full, weekly and flexi-boarding is available from age 11.

    Our attractive private school campus has been placed in the Top 100 Independent co-educational boarding schools in the UK, in The Telegraph's Top 10 Value for Money Boarding Schools in the UK 2021, and named as one of The Sunday Times' Top 15 Independent Secondary Schools in East Anglia 2021.

    We offer assistance with fees in the form of bursaries and scholarships to pupils aged 11+ who, without assistance, might not be able to afford an education at Kimbolton School near Hertfordshire.

    Discover what a Kimbolton education can offer your child by joining us at one of our Open Mornings or come for an individual visit. We look forward to welcoming you to our school!

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