Duncombe School, building a firm foundation for your child.

As Hertford’s only co-educational independent Primary and Nursery School for ages 2-11 we are proud to have been educating children in and around our community for over 75 years. At Duncombe we believe the best education is a well-rounded one and encourage every child to realise their full potential.

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Providing education for over 75 years

Providing education for over 75 years

Hertford’s only Co-educational Independent School for ages 2-11.

History & Ethos

100% Outstanding Education                                                  

100% Outstanding Education                  

Duncombe ranked as outstanding across seven areas in the 2014 School Inspection Report.

Inspection Report

The leading EYSFP scores in the county

The leading EYSFP scores in the county

Consistently achieving excellent results in all Key Stages.

Results

Scholarships & Awards continue to rise

Scholarships & Awards continue to rise

An average of 10 Scholarships & Awards are offered to Year 6 pupils to over 12 of the best independent Secondary Schools in the area.

Leavers' Destinations

Accredited Forest School                                                                      

Accredited Forest School                        

As an Accredited Forest School we offer a focused outdoor learning curriculum for all our Early Years pupils.

Our Facilities

Wide range of extra-curricular activities

Wide range of extra-curricular activities

Ranging from Ballet and Chess to Horse Riding and Fencing, all contributing to every child’s personal developments.

Extra-curricular Activities