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St Albans - Great Schools

Posted on Sunday, March 15, 2015

St Albans - Great Schools

St Albans has many excellent schools which is one of the reasons why people choose to live in the area. Moving home for families  or couples planning for the future often includes taking into consideration catchment areas for schools. The hot property areas are those that are close to good schools and easy access to the city Station.

St Albans is well set up for commuter families with a wide range of privates nurseries for those families with pre school children. There is an excellent choice of both state and private schools.

State Primary Schools

The following schools are within residential areas that are an easy walk or short cycle from the city station.

Bernards Heath - Bernards Heath Schools

City Centre - Aboyne Lodge, Maple School, Abbey C of E, City School

Fleetville- Fleetville School and St Alban and St Stephen School (Catholic)

Marshalswick - Wheatfields, Skyswood, St John Fisher (Catholic)

State Secondary Schools

Coed - Beaumont School (Fleetville) and Sandringham School (Marshalwick)

Single Sex - St Albans Girls School (New Greens), girls only until the sixth form and Verulam School, boys only until the sixth form (Fleetville)

Independent Schools

Leading independents are St Albans School for Boys 11-18 but also girls from 16-18 and the single sex St Albans High School for Girls from 4-18.

Advice on Schools

To help guide you through this process please see the link below for up to date information on school admissions policies.

Impartial Advice on Homes and Schools

All the team at Louise Saunders have families and live in St Albans. We know how important schools are when buyers are looking to purchase a new home. We are more than happy to discuss the options for schools in your chosen area. You can then check how your specific situation fits with each school selection criteria.


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