Bishops Stortford College | Private mixed school for ages 4 - 18

One of the leading independent co-educational schools in the UK

Bishop's Stortford College caters for boys & girls from 4 - 18 years old. The school is one of the leading independent, co-educational schools in the country. A wonderful place of learning in a beautiful setting on the edge of a market town between London and Cambridge. It is large enough to provide an exceptional range of opportunities, yet small enough for each child to be known and valued. The College's love of life and learning enables pupils to grow into well-rounded, skilful, caring and confident people, equipped and ready for the adventures and opportunities life has to offer.

Entry Procedure Overview

The Bishop's Stortford College entry procedure can be summarised in 5 steps that are the Initial enquiry and visit; Application; Assessment; Offer of a place; Acceptance of a place. Further details are available on the College's website. 

Open Mornings 

Bishop's Stortford College hold Open Mornings at various times throughout the year. Please see the website for the next open day so you can see for yourself what this College has to offer. During the open mornings there will be guided tours, talks by the College Head, Heads of the Pre-Prep School and Prep who you will be able to talk to. Plus, the opportunity to chat to staff, pupils and current parents. Whether visiting for the first time, or returning to see more, this is an ideal opportunity to have a look around all areas of the College that are of interest, and soak up the atmosphere from Pre-Prep through to the Senior School.

Pre-Prep 

For Reception/4+ entry. The Pre-Prep Open Morning provide the best opportunity for visiting families to view the magnificent facilities for both inside and outside learning and meet the Head of the Pre-Prep. You can gain a feel for the environment whilst chatting with staff about the breadth of opportunities and life within the College.

Prep School 

For 7+ to 11+ entry (Year 3 to 7). You will, of course, want to visit Bishop’s Stortford College as you consider whether they are the right school for your child or children. Depending on your own preference and the time of year, you can arrange an individual appointment by contacting the Admissions Officer and/or attend one of our Open Mornings usually held in the Autumn term.  

Senior School 

In order to establish if Bishop's Stortford College is the right school for your child or children you may wish to visit Bishop’s Stortford College. Depending on your own preference and the time of year, they can arrange an individual appointment for you. Simply contact the Admissions Officer and/or attend the College Open Morning held in September each year. Please note that Year 9 (13+) entry is via two routes: (a) Testing in January of Year 8 or (b) Pre-testing in January of Year 6.

Sixth Form 

Depending on your own preference and the time of year, you can arrange an individual appointment by contacting the College's Senior School Admissions Officer and/or attend one of our Open Mornings held in September and October.

To request a Prospectus, please see the Bishop's Stortford College website. 

Private mixed school for ages 4 - 18
Private mixed school for ages 4 - 18

Opening Times

  • Mon 8am - 5pm
  • Tue 8am - 5pm
  • Wed 8am - 5pm
  • Thur 8am - 5pm
  • Fri 8am - 5pm
  • Sat 8am - 5pm
  • Sun 8am - 5pm
Private mixed school for ages 4 - 18

Facilities

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