Francis Combe Academy

Academy for 11–18 year olds

Francis Combe Academy (formerly Francis Combe School and Community College) is an 11–18 mixed, secondary school and sixth form with academy status. Based in Garston, Watford, the Academy was formerly a community school that was established in 1954 and adopted its present name after becoming an academy in 2009. It is part of the Meller Educational Trust.

Our Academy Core Values

We have the highest aspirations and aim high because we are all capable of achieving anything with hard work and determination. We believe that if you ‘reach for the moon, even if you miss you will still be amongst the stars’.

  • At our Academy we have the confidence and courage to stay true to ourselves. We value honesty and integrity because we know they make us stronger.
  • We show pride in all that we do at our Academy. We are loyal to, and take care of, each other; we are a team and together we will achieve more.
  • At our Academy we respect and celebrate diversity through being kind to and supportive of, each other.
  • At our Academy, we make the most of every opportunity because this will ‘transform our lives’ and ensure we are always on a journey of success.

See the website for further details.

Academy for 11–18 year olds
Academy for 11–18 year olds

Opening Times

  • Mon 8.30am - 3.30pm
  • Tue 8.30am - 3.30pm
  • Wed 8.30am - 3.30pm
  • Thur 8.30am - 3.30pm
  • Fri 8.30am - 2.40pm
Academy for 11–18 year olds


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