Welcome to Duncombe. A private school in Hertfordshire. 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

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

100% Outstanding Education

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

Consistently exceeding Early Years national scores

Consistently achieving excellent results in all Key Stages.

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.

Accredited Forest School

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

Wide range of extra-curricular activities

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