About Us

Duncombe School is the only co-educational, non-selective independent school in Hertford, Hertfordshire, educating children aged 2 to 11 years. Our high academic standards are achieved through a diverse curriculum and specialist teaching, resulting in all-round academic excellence. 

Our teachers nurture young minds through an inspiring educational journey. A vast number of opportunities enable our children to think for themselves whilst exploring their ideas and creativity. 

At Duncombe every child is treated as an individual, encouraging them to develop strength of character, whilst preparing them to step out into the world with an open inquisitive mind with confidence, not arrogance.

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Discover a Duncombe Education

Learning is brought to life at Duncombe School for all our children aged 2-11 years through first-hand experiences and inspirational teaching methods.  

A Duncombe education is built upon the firm foundations of inspiring and engaging lessons across the whole school, which contributes to the high academic standards achieved through a diverse curriculum, specialist teaching and a vast number of opportunities. All of these enable independent and creative thinking, resulting in all-round academic excellence.  

What makes a Treetops Pre-School education so special? 
Consistently exceeding Early Years national scores 
Specialist teachers across a range of subjects, including Spanish, French, PE, Forest School and Music 
Themed curriculum 
Small classes 
Weekly visits to Duncombe School’s facilities, including Astro Court, Forest School, Library and Music Studio 
Part of the 15 free hours Government funding 48 week wraparound care available   

Why choose a Duncombe education? 
Specialist teachers delivering French, Spanish, ICT, Forest School, Science, Music and Physical Education 
International technology collaborations 
Range of facilities including Astro Court, Forest School, Library and Music Studio 
Secondary style timetable in Upper School 
Dedicated preparation and support for Secondary School and scholarship applications 
Vast range of extra-curricular activities 
Outstanding pastoral care instilling confidence and determination 
Offering the most competitive Sibling Discount Scheme  in Hertford with 48 week wraparound care available  

Every child at Duncombe is treated as an individual, encouraged to develop strength of character and prepared for life beyond Duncombe with an open, confident and inquisitive mind.

Duncombe School
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01992 414100
4 Warren Park Road, Bengeo, Hertford, Hertfordshire SG14 3JA
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