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HEADMASTER’S WELCOME TO

ST ALBANS SCHOOL

A School that is proud of its long and distinguished history, yet one whose prime focus is the needs of its students for the world of the future; a School whose pupils achieve outstanding examination results in the most demanding academic subjects and gain entry to the leading universities, yet one that believes that a good education comprises so much more than examination grades – these are two of the hallmarks of St Albans School.

JONATHAN GILLESPIE

Headmaster

Born not for ourselves. Become the best you can be

INFORMATION

TERM TIMES

AUTUMN TERM 2022
Term Begins Monday 5 September
Half Term Sunday 16 October - Sunday 30 October
Term Ends Thursday 15 December
SPRING TERM 2023
Term Begins Monday 9 January
Half Term Saturday 11 February - Sunday 19 February
Term Ends Wednesday 29 March
SUMMER TERM 2023
Term Begins Monday 17 April
Half Term Saturday 27 May - Sunday 4 June
Term Ends Wednesday 5 July
AUTUMN TERM 2023
Term Begins Tuesday 5 September
Half Term Sunday 15 October - Sunday 29 October
Term Ends Thursday 14 December

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LATEST NEWS & EVENTS

Voices Newsletter

September 23, 2022

Welcome to the September edition of our regular newsletter. We hope you enjoy both the content and presentation. Read the magazine here.  

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National Prize For The Gateway Chronical

September 14, 2022

Our pupil history magazine The Gateway Chronicle was awarded the national prize: Historical Association Young Historian award for the best school history magazine! Congratulations and well done to our pupils for all their hard work. Read the magazine here: https://bit.ly/3BoZJ2p    

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Senior House Drama Competition

July 4, 2022

The Senior House Drama competition challenged students to create a ‘play in a day’ inspired by an image of ‘The Burning Giraffe’ by Salvador Dali. After several hours of devising, Hampson were victorious with their dystopian telling of a man stuck within a supermarket, and the best actor award went to Teni of the Fourth […]

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CALENDAR

Hylocomian Society, 'What if Cows Could Draw Gods and Other Philosophical Questions by Xenophanes', Dr Shaul Tor, King's College London, BLR

October 6, 2022

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Lower Sixth Breakfast (Selected Tutor Groups), Aquis Common Room

October 6, 2022

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Fifth Form Assembly, Hall

October 6, 2022

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Parents' Event, Wellbeing, Hall

October 6, 2022

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Lower School Mentoring

October 6, 2022

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ST ALBANS SCHOOL

FOUNDATION

The St Albans School Foundation was established in 2008 with the aim of raising funds in support of the School in three main areas:

THE BURSARY FUND | CAPITAL DEVELOPMENTS | SPECIAL PROJECTS

The Foundation exists to create the best-possible facilities and opportunities not just for current students, but for the generations of pupils still to come.

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