Independent Private Boarding Schools

Aldenham is a small but vibrant community where pupils and staff enjoy their work. You should be able to find out more about us here, but if you have not had the opportunity to visit us on our outstandingly beautiful site, where we have been educating children since 1597, please take the chance to do so.  One of the most beautiful traditional boarding and day schools in England, Aldenham is steeped in history dating back to the 16th Century. Set in glorious Hertfordshire countryside, Aldenham School provides a sense of tradition with a modern, forward-looking approach by its professional teaching staff, making Aldenham one of the most desired private schools in and around the London area. Parents, seeking private boarding schools with a wide range of practical activities and academic studies for their children, will be impressed by the facilities and experienced staff within the preparatory and senior departments. The age of pupils at Aldenham ranges from 3-18, a mix of both day pupils and boarders.

For those seeking independent schools with a strong sporting tradition, Aldenham is well suited, with an excellent variety of activities on the curriculum, including football, netball, cricket, sailing, and dance. For parents looking for boys’ and girls’ boarding schools, Aldenham has a distinguished record of pastoral care and a commitment to ensure pupils achieve their full academic and personal potential.

One of the finest boarding schools in London, Aldenham is just 13 miles from the city centre and close to Heathrow Airport, making this esteemed centre of education very accessible. Aldenham forges strong partnerships with parents, pupils, local residents, and organisations to make the school a natural and positive asset to local community.

Small, smart, and with its traditional style, Aldenham is unique, charming, and always striving for excellence.

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