Duncombe School

Day Hertfordshire

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.

In 2014 we were extremely delighted to be awarded a School Inspection Service report of “Outstanding” for our excellent provision across each of the seven categories, together with a rating of “Outstanding” in all areas for our Early Years Foundation Stage.


Head Master Mr Jeremy Phelan
Year Founded N/A
Religion Christian
Inspection Report
Charity Commission

Duncombe School has a total of 301 pupils.

Day pupil fees are from £3625 to £4855, per term.

150 Day Boys
(2- 11)
151 Day Girls
(2- 11)

About Duncombe School

Duncombe has a total of 301 pupils


Main School Fees 2018/19 (per term)

Reception - £3,625
Year 1 - £3,925
Year 2 - £4,300
Year 3 - £4,585
Year 4 - 6 £4,855

Admissions Process

Contact Mrs Evans on 01992 414 109 or by email: lucy.evans@duncombe-school.co.uk for an initial conversation about your child and to check availability in the relevant year group. We also run regular Open Mornings where you will be taken around the school by one of our eloquent Year 6 pupils, giving you a chance to see classes in action, and chat to our teachers. We are also happy to provide private tours at a time that is suitable for you. 

There is no set catchment area as pupils are admitted from a wide variety of towns including Broxbourne, Buntingford, Cheshunt, Essendon, Goff’s Oak, Great Amwell, Harlow, Harpenden, Hoddesdon, Sawsbridgeworth, Stevenage, Thundridge, Ware, Welwyn Garden City.



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News from Duncombe School

Forthcoming Open Days

  • Open Morning

    9:45 -11:00