New Hall School

Boarding School

Essex, UK

Type of School: Private Co-educational Day and Boarding School

Available Courses: Years 8-9/A Level

Admission Age: 12-14 and 16-17

Number of Students: 1200

Accommodation: Boarding

Year Established: 1642


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At New Hall, students will be given individual opportunities to grow, learn, be challenged and develop into confident young men and women. New Hall is set in an idyllic and convenient location, on the outskirts of the city of Chelmsford, Essex, just 30 minutes by train from London.

New Hall operates the highly successful Diamond Model of education. The sixth form experience at New Hall is about expanding the students’ horizons, both in their specialist areas of study and more generally in terms of their personal development. New Hall aims to education the whole person: academically, creatively and socially, in a community which also nurtures the spiritual dimensions of human life.

Key Facts:

  • Ranked 109th in the top independent schools in the UK
  • Notable Alumni: Amber Rudd, UK Home Secretary
  • New Hall School Choir, directed by Andrew Fardell, has performed at St. Peters, Rome, St. Marks, Venice, Westminster Cathedral, London as well as on BBC Television