Registrar's Welcome

My name is Polly Johnson and I am the Registrar at St Hugh’s. As a parent of two children who have recently left St Hugh’s for senior school, I fully appreciate that choosing the right school for your children is one of the hardest but most important decisions you will have to make.

St Hugh’s is an academically non-selective Nursery, Pre-Prep and Prep School for 350 boys and girls. Many parents select St Hugh’s to educate their children from the earliest stage (Nursery) at ages 3 - 4 years, right the way through until the end of Year 8 when they will be 13 years old.

The reasons you may choose St Hugh’s for your children are numerous. We have wonderful facilities in a truly beautiful setting. The range of opportunities for children of all passions and abilities is extraordinary and we take pride in our track record of helping children get into their next schools of choice. Above all though, St Hugh’s is a family, founded on strong values. We produce confident, polite and kind young people ready to take on the challenges that the next phase of their lives will bring.

I am here to help you decide whether St Hugh’s is the right school for you and your child. As you would expect there is a structured process you need to go through with us but we fully recognise that what is best quite often comes down to feel rather than formulae. I am here to help you with that, so if you would like to find out more, request a prospectus or to arrange a visit, please do contact me on or 01367 870700.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Polly Johnson
Director of Admissions and Marketing

We would be delighted to welcome you to St Hugh’s for an individual visit.  If more convenient for you, our Registrar, Mrs Polly Johnson would also be very happy to arrange for you to meet with Mr James Thompson, our Headmaster, via a video call.
We look forward to meeting you and in the meantime, invite you to enjoy a virtual tour of the school which we hope will provide you with a taste of all that St Hugh’s has to offer for your children.

'The social development of pupils is outstanding at all ages. This is evident in the harmonious relationships that exist between pupils as well as with the teaching staff and other adults in the school.'

Imdependent Schools Inspectorate