The Royal Hospital School's founding mission of 'improving navigation' is deeply rooted in Mathematics and Navigational Science, producing leaders in these fields for over 300 years. This tradition continues today amongst many of our alumni who have studied Mathematics and gone on to apply it within roles in commerce, industry, Science and Technology.
A co-educational boarding and day school in Suffolk
Set in 200 acres of Suffolk countryside overlooking the Stour Estuary and within an hour of London, Royal Hospital School is a leading, co-educational boarding and day school providing a full and broad education, fit for the modern world.
Read more about school life and our pupils' achievements.
For this year's Anti-Bullying Week, 'One Kind Word' has been chosen as the overall theme. Being kind to one another is so important, especially after the difficulties we have all faced over the last 18 months or so.
The entrance exams at 11+ are, for the vast majority of children, their first big experience of external testing. So understandably, it can be a particularly anxiety-inducing time for children (as well as their parents).
This year we are commemorating Remembrance Day with our biggest art project to date. Pupils and staff have created 1,548 sails, imprinted with the name of every British naval vessel lost in World War 1 and World War 2, along with the number of lives lost on each ship's last voyage – totalling over 44,000 names.
Our Year 10 pupil, Ted, decided to choose Roald Dahl for his Summer Project and made a documentary about how his stories were influenced by Great Missenden.
Head of School, Jaz S has written, cast and directed her first play Ghost Therapy which will be performed at the Colchester Fringe
Learn more about the cutting edge online and hybrid learning at RHS.