Bishop's Stortford College Prep School A GSG School
- Bishop's Stortford College Prep School
Maze Green Road
- Head: Mr Bill Toleman
- T 01279 838607
- E psadmissions@bish…ortfordcollege.org
- W www.bishopssto…ordcollege.org
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 4 to 13
- Boarding: Yes
- Local authority: Hertfordshire
- Pupils: 575
- Religion: Non-denominational
- Fees: Day £8,412 - £14,556; Boarding £18,975 - £21,675 pa
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
- Linked schools: Bishop's Stortford College
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Head affable and so unassuming that when we ask him to describe his leadership style he calls in his PA, settles her in an armchair and closes the door on his way out. ‘Approachable and informal,’ she smiles, as soon as the latch clicks...
What the school says...
A thriving co-educational, boarding and day school providing a first class, all round education for children aged 4 to 13 years on a shared campus with the Senior School (13-18 years). The school is large enough to provide an exceptional range of opportunities, yet small enough for students to be known and valued. The core strength of Bishops Stortford College lies in an ability to discover and nurture the talent within each individual student, wherever his or her talent lies. ...Read more
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What The Good Schools Guide says
Since September 2013, Bill Toleman BA MSc FRGS (40s), previously head of Yarm Prep School. Before that, deputy head at King’s Worcester. Read geography at Nottingham University and has since added an MSc in educational management and leadership and fellowship of the Royal Geographical Society. Affable and so unassuming that when we ask him to describe his leadership style he calls in his PA, settles her in an armchair and closes the door on his way out. ‘Approachable and informal,’ she smiles, as soon as the latch clicks; adjectives bandied about by parents include ‘child-centred’, ‘fair’ and ‘proactive’. Certainly in his short tenure to date he has systematically swept away all signs of stuffiness – entrance exams are now sat in a multiplicity of cosy classrooms rather than in serried rows in one huge...