Hereford Cathedral Junior School

Hereford Cathedral School is one of the oldest schools in the country and is located in the beautiful surroundings of Cathedral Close. A happy, inclusive school with a national reputation for music, sport, and academic achievement, we offer pupils a personalised education helping individuals to set their sights high and feel valued for who they are.

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    Hereford Cathedral Junior School

    Hereford Cathedral Junior School provides an outstanding education in the heart of the city. The School boasts a warm and inviting atmosphere where children make friends with ease, enjoy their learning and develop confidence. With small class sizes, specialist staff and strong pastoral care, the School is able to respond to the individual needs of every child, from Nursery through to Year 6.

    Category: Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory

    Pupils: Co-Education

    Type: Day

    Religious Affiliation: Church of England

    Roll: 113 Boys / / 112 Girls

    Age Range: 3-11 Years

    Founded: 1898

    Location Description

    Hereford Cathedral Junior School, lies at the centre of the Cathedral City of Hereford, in one of the most rural and unspoilt counties of England

    School Contact Details

    Headteacher: Mrs Helen Hoffmann

    Contact for enquiries:Mrs Lucy Debenham, Registrar.

    28 Castle Street, Hereford, Herefordshire, HR1 2NW

    Tel: 01432 363511



    Pupils are encouraged to make the most of the opportunities available to them, including a wide-ranging programme of lunchtime and after-school clubs. These include a variety of activities including craft, drama, cooking, rugby, creative writing, chess, science and Latin.

    The School occupies a number of Medieval and Georgian buildings along Castle Street at the east end of the Cathedral, with extensive games’ fields (Wyeside) a short walk away by the River Wye. The buildings range from the Grade 2 listed No. 28 and the ancient 14th century “Hall of the Vicars Choral” to the 21st century RIBA award-winning Moat, which houses the Pre-Prep in a range of bright and modern classrooms and outdoor spaces.



    Nursery: Details available upon request.

    Reception: £3,038 per term.

    Years 1 to 2: £3,224 per term.

    Years 3 to 6: £4,142 – £4,222 per term.

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    All visits are welcome, please contact the school

    Junior School and Nursery Open Morning: Friday 11 Oct 2024 - Time: 9:45 am

    Open Morning: Please BOOK your place

    We would be pleased to welcome you and your family for a personal tour of the school.

    To request a visit please click HERE

    For details, please contact Mrs Lucy Debenham, Registrar, on 01432 363511 or email 


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