Celebrating 125 years in Harpenden 1891 – 2016

125th Invitation 1   Invitation 2

A warm welcome from the Headmaster…

head-teacher-welcomeWelcome to St Hilda’s, a vibrant, happy community where every girl is valued for her individuality and where all strive to achieve the very best they can.

Our girls receive a first-class education in our new facilities, which encompass a huge range of experiences across a very varied and creative curriculum. Academic rigour, coupled with carefully differentiated and independent learning, allows each girl to maximise her potential whilst individual goals and talents are encouraged, stimulated and nurtured…

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“It is really important to not only be prepared for a secondary school but for the life ahead and St Hilda’s prepares you for that.”

“I think the teachers are the best part of St Hilda’s because they know and understand you and they do much more than teach you.”

“I adore St Hilda’s because it is an exciting, caring, loving place to be in and you feel safe and happy there. I love my school.”

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