Parent and Baby Swimming Lessons. Stortford Starfish is a small independent swim school based at Bishops Stortford College Pool. Pupils are well prepared for entry into Senior School at 13+, ensuring a smooth transition. Prep School pupils are split into four houses for competitions: Monk-Jones, Newbury, Westfield and Grimwade, but the latter is the only bricks and mortar house and is home to the boarders. Each of the six, single-sex day houses in the Senior School is in the care of a housemaster or housemistress, while the five boarding houses all have resident house parents, a resident assistant and other resident staff. The Senior School has 160 boarders, including full, weekly and part-time; the Prep School has 47 full, weekly or flexi-boarders. The College has 14 houses, all named after prominent figures in its history. In the early hours of September 29, 2015, Robert Pearce boarding house was devastated by fire. It is built on the site of the old indoor swimming pool and retains some of its original features. With over 10 years of experience we are perfectly placed to advise you on your child's international education. Ben and his parents are incredibly grateful for all the medical care they have received from many specialists over the last 5 years at not only Addenbrooke’s but Moorfields, Hertfordshire, Lister and Great Ormond Street Hospitals. No Ratings. Pupils board from the age of seven. He also commissioned many of the campus's redbrick buildings designed in the arts and crafts style by architect and former pupil Herbert Ibberson, acquired the 100 acre sports fields and oversaw construction of the Memorial Hall, commemorating the Stortfordians who had lost their lives in the Great War. Our Pre-Prep and Prep School offer day schooling for pupils from 4 years of age, and day and boarding for those between 7 and 13 years. Miss Callow, Head of Pre-Prep, commented, “Ben has been an inspiration for us this term in completing the climbing challenge and has made a significant start towards our fundraising for this year. Living and working together in a spirit of co-operation, respect and enthusiasm helps to build a strong yet diverse community in which individuals can thrive. A second Roll of Honour was added in 1949, inscribed with the names of a further 92 former students who lost their lives while serving in the Second World War. Small classes and our focus on the individual mean that every pupil receives the time and attention to develop the confidence and desire to learn. 0.5 mi | 10 Maze Green Rd, Bishop's Stortford, CM23 2PJ. In its first 100 years, the College had only five headmasters. D. St Joseph's Catholic Primary School. Through our experience in applying to the best boarding schools in the UK, we can offer you the best advice and a bespoke consultant service. On September 1 2020, Kathy Crewe-Read, formerly head of Wolverhampton Grammar School, became the first woman to lead the school and only the tenth head in its 152-year history.. ENQUIRIES. Accreditations and affiliations: HMC Religious affiliation: Non-denominational Teaching languages: English 1/4. Pre-Prep School Staff; Prep School Staff; Senior School Staff; College Transport Service; ISI Inspection; Bishop's Stortford Educational Trust; Policies & Information. Among Young's first acts were: renaming it the Bishop's Stortford College in 1901, to avoid confusion with the town's rival Grammar School; in 1902 taking over an existing school for boys aged 8–13 years, which became the new preparatory department; in 1903 introducing rugby; and in 1904 changing the school's status from private commercial ownership to publicly endowed. They approached the Bishop's Stortford Collegiate School, a non-sectarian school founded in 1850, and acquired the buildings, renaming it The Nonconformist Grammar School.  At A Level, students achieved a 100% pass rate in 2020, with 86% of results graded A*-B and 62% at A*-A. Speakers and performers have included Poet Laureate Simon Armitage, former Children’s Laureate Anthony Browne, broadcasters Robin Ince and Michael Portillo, author and illustrator James Mayhew, art critic Andrew Graham-Dixon and the bestselling novelist Rachel Joyce. During his 31-year tenure the roll increased from just 90 pupils to nearly 400 and the school grew in reputation. Most UK boarders come from Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex and London, while most international boarders are Senior School pupils. Get in touch to make use of our free bespoke consultation service. Former pupils are known as Old Stortfordians. The College has been included in The Cricketer magazine's guide to cricket’s top 100 schools in England since 2017. Maze Green Rd, Bishop's Stortford CM23 2PJ, UK, Cambridge School Rows 26 Marathons to Raise Funds, Dads and Daughters Tackle Gender Inequality.