School pdf admissions brochure - Flipbook - Page 11
RARELY A WEEK GOES BY
WITHOUT A PARENT ASKING
IF BERKHAMPSTEAD COULD
OPEN A SENIOR SCHOOL
Each year around half of our children gain places at the impressive
local Grammar Schools and many others gain scholarships to the
prestigious local Independent Senior Schools.
These successes are understood not as the goal but as the happy side
effect of our educational care. A childhood in school is about much
more than academic success. Its deeper purpose is to teach our children
how to live their lives fully and richly, to become happy and kind
citizens, to have self-esteem and a can-do approach to opportunities.
At Berkhampstead we aim to find the right future school for each child
and then watch them thrive as they move on.
Berkhampstead does not send children automatically to any particular
school but seeks to work very closely with parents to assist them in
choosing the school that will best suit their child. Although we are not
academically selective in any way, our children are on average at the
85th centile on national tests of ability before they leave.
GRAMMAR & ACADEMIES
GRAMMAR SCHOOL PLACE
STATE ACADEMY PLACE
SCHOLARSHIP FOR INDEPENDENT SCHOOL
INDEPENDENT SCHOOL PLACE