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Back to school

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U8 Cricket Tuesday 26th June

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Fixtures Thursday 21st June

U9 Boys Cricket information for matches HOME against Westbrook Hay on Thursday 21st June. Next week all the Year 4 Boys have cricket matches HOME against Westbrook Hay on Thursday 21st of June. read more

Fixtures Wednesday 20th June

 Please find below the team sheets for the 1st XI match against Lyndhurst House and Colts matches against St Martins on Wednesday 20th June, 2:30pm. read more


Year 5-8 Athletics meet at Jarman Park, Hemel – Thursday 26th April Venue: Dacorum Athletics Track, Jarman Park. read more

U11 Rugby Seven's | Friday 16th March

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Book Week

 What a wonderful week we all had during Book Week, Nursery to Y8 all enjoyed a book themed week despite the snowy conditions. read more

Keble Cross Country | Thursday 22nd February


St Martin's Road Relay | Friday 23rd February 2018

  Under 11/13 St.Martin’s Road Relay  |   Friday 23rd February 2018 M.I.C: Mr.Woodford Venue address: St. read more

U13 Hockey v St John's | 7th February

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Thursday 11th January Cross Country U9 Squads

York House Under 9 Inter-School x-country meet Thursday 11th January 2018   M.I.C: Mr.Woodford, Miss.Burr & Miss. read more

School closed Monday 11.12.17 - see twitter feed for more updates.

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Badminton & Table Tennis

 Senior badminton match v.s St.Martin’s (away) Monday 4th December 2017 M.I.C: Mr. read more

Year 3 & 4 House Matches

Year 3 & 4 Inter-House Football Tournaments 2017 This week sees us round up the football season with our Year 3 & 4 pupils all involved in Inter-House competitions. read more

Fixtures | Wednesday 22nd November

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Fixtures | Wednesday 15th November

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Fixtures w/c 13th November

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Fixtures | Wednesday 18th October

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Fixtures | Wednesday 11th October

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Fixtures | Wednesday 4th October

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Year 4 Football Tuesday 3rd October

Year 4 football v St.Anthony’s – Tuesday 3rd October 2017 On Tuesday 3rd October, all of our Year 4 boys will be in football action vs St.Anthony’s. read more

Fixtures | Wednesday 27th September

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Fixtures | Wednesday 20th September

  Senior Football v St. read more

Fixtures | Wednesday 13th September

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Fixtures | Week Commencing 3rd July

1st XI cricket vs St. read more

Fixtures Wednesday 24th May

  1st XI Cricket vs St. read more

Fixtures Thursday 18th May

Thursday 18th May 1st XI  IAPS Cup Match    Match times: 4.15/4:30 – 6:30 pm Venue: York House   Team  H.Higgins ( C ) E.Bowden L.Farr C.Kilbane M. read more

Fixtures Wednesday 17th May

   1st XI & 2nd '12' Cricket vs St. read more

IAPS National Swimming Finals

On Saturday 6th May, Luke Flynn travelled down to Crawley for the Finals of the U11 50 metres freestyle race. read more

Fixtures Wednesday 10th May

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Fixtures Wednesday 3rd May

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Fixtures Wednesday 26th April


Merchant Taylors' Scrummers Festival

  Scrummer’s Rugby Festival | Merchant Taylor’s School | Saturday 25th March    Teams:  Under 10 ‘A’ & Under 11 ‘A’ M.I.C: Mr. read more

Fixtures Wednesday 8th March

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Fixtures Wednesday 1st March

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Under 9 X-Country at Trent Park - Thursday 23rd February 2017 ***CANCELLED****

Due to the forecasted storm, the U9  X Country meet at Trent Park has now been cancelled. Apologies for any inconvenience caused. read more

Fixtures | Week Commencing 20th February

  1st team v St. read more

Fixtures | Week Commencing 6th February

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Junior Fixtures Thursday 2nd February

Junior rugby and netball information for Thursday 2nd February 2017 There are two junior sporting events happening this Thursday (2nd February) and as ever parent support is very welcome. read more

Fixtures Wednesday 1st February

Please find below the team lists for rugby and netball matches on Wednesday 1st February. read more

Fixtures Wednesday 25th January

  Wednesday 25th January - U'11 A, B & C U'10 A, B & C Rugby games v  St. read more

Senior Hockey | Friday 20th January

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Rugby & Netball Fixtures | Wednesday 18th January

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Rugby Fixtures Wednesday 11th January

  1st & 2nd Rugby training games v St George's - SL4 1QF    Mr.Telfer & Miss. read more

X-Country Fixtures w/c January 9th

  York House U’11 & U’13 Inter-School X-country meet | Monday 9th January 2017   M.I.C: Mr.Woodford & Miss. read more

Fixtures Wednesday 7th December

  1st Rugby training game vs St. read more

Sports Fixtures Thursday 1st & Friday 2nd December

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Senior & Colts Fixtures | Wednesday 23rd November

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Junior School Fixtures | Week commencing 21st November

Dear Parent, Please see below some important information regarding netball and football fixtures this week. Parents, as ever, are very welcome to come and support. Kind regards, Mr.Woodford. read more

Senior & Colts Fixtures | Wednesday 16th November

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Junior School Fixtures | Week commencing 14th November

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Merchant Taylors' Rugby Training | Monday 14th November

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Senior Football Fixtures | Friday 11th November

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Football Fixtures | Wednesday 9th November

Please find below the senior football match information against St.Anthony’s on Wednesday 9thNovember. The matches will be played at Brondesbury CC (NW2 2EB) not at the St. read more

Football & Hockey Fixtures | Wednesday 2nd November

Football v Beechwood Park (Markyate, St. read more

Football Fixtures | Wednesday 12th October

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Second-hand Uniform Shop Open | Friday 7th & Monday 10th October 8.20-9.00am

The uniform shop is open Friday 7th October and Monday 10th October at 8. read more

Re-arranged Colts Fixtures D-G | Monday 10th October

 Please find below team lists for the re-arranged Colts D-G football matches which will take place on Monday 10thOctober. read more

Senior Football & Hockey Fixtures | Wednesday 5th October

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Football & Hockey Fixtures | Wednesday 28th September

Please find below information for Wednesday’s football and netball fixtures vs Heath Mount School. read more

Colts A-H Fixtures | Monday 26th September

Please find below all the match information for the Colts A-H football teams on Monday 26th September (2:30 pm start). read more

Football & Hockey Fixtures | Wednesday 21st September

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Colts A-F Fixtures | Monday 19th September

 Please find below important information for the Colts A-F football matches on Monday 19th September 2016. read more

Football & Netball Fixtures | Wednesday 14th September

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National Athletics | Birmingham

Congratulations to Edward Bowden, Henry Reed, Taylor Jordan, Ciaran Kilbane and Ore Omotoso who all took part in the National Althetics event at Alexander Stadium In Birmingham. read more

Cricket Fixtures | Wednesday 29th June


Cricket Fixtures | Colts C & D Monday 27th June (Home)

M.I.C. MR.WOODFORD & MR. read more

Cricket Fixtures | Wednesday 22nd June

1st XI Cricket v Lyndhurst House   WEDNESDAY 22ND JUNE 2016   1ST XI (HOME) M.I.C: MR. read more

Sports Fixtures | Wednesday 15th June

The U11 rounders and the 1st and 2nd XI cricket due to be at York House today will take place, however due to water logged pitches at Heath Mount both Year 5 games will be cancelled. read more

1st XI, 2nd XI | Colts Cricket | Wednesday 15th June

1st XI & 2nd XI Cricket v Berkhamsted    1ST XI (HOME) M.I.C: MR.WOODFORD & MR. read more

Year 4 Cricket | Tuesday 14th June

Year 4 Cricket Game v St Anthonys School M.I.C: Mr Wingham Venue: York House School (HOME) HOME: Start Time: 2.30pm           Finish Time: 3. read more

Build a Den Day | Save The Children

The children across the school from Nursery to Year 7 had an amazing time building dens out of sheets, blankets, cardboard and wood. It has been great fun for staff and pupils alike. A great success. read more

U10 & U11 Rounders | Wednesday 15th June

U10 & U11 Girls Rounder’s v Chesham Prep School Wednesday 15th June 2016 Home at York House School   Start Time: 2.30pm Finish Time: 3.30pm Match Tea: 3.35-4. read more

1st XI, 2nd XI | Colts Cricket | Wednesday 15th June

1st XI & 2nd XI Cricket v Berkhamsted  | Wednesday 15th June   WEDNESDAY 15TH JUNE 2016 1ST XI (HOME) M.I.C: MR.WOODFORD & MR. read more

Year 4 Cricket | Tuesday 7th June

Year 4 Cricket Game v St Martins School – Tuesday 7th June   M.I.C: Mr Wingham & Mr Telfer Venue: York House School (HOME) - St Martins School (AWAY) HOME: Start Time: 2. read more

Colts Cricket | Monday 23rd May

Please see the below information regarding Colts Cricket this Monday 23rd May AWAY V Keble School. read more

CANCELLED 1st & 2nd XI v St John's (Home & Away) | May 18th

Due to the rain and the forecast for this afternoon, today's 1st and 2nd XI Cricket fixtures v St. John's have been cancelled, therefore collection will be at 4.15pm. read more

Year 4 Fixtures & Teams | May 19th

Year 4 Cricket Game v Keble School – Thursday 19th May   M.I.C: Mr Wingham & Mr Telfer Venue: York House School Start Time: 2. read more

1st XI & 2nd XI Fixtures & Teams | May 18th

1st XI & 2nd XI CRICKET V.S. St John’s  WEDNESDAY 18TH MAY 2016 1st XI (AWAY) (HA6  3QY, Northwood) M.I.C: MR. read more

Yorkshire Cricket Tour

Looking forward to our match against St Martin's School, Ampleforth today. After our game at Scarborough College yesterday, the boys enjoyed the evening playing cricket on the beach! read more

Return of Running Rugby

Please download the flyer from the downloads section containing information regarding the Half Term Rugby Camp here at York House, running from 31st May to the 1st June from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. read more



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Open Day | Saturday 7th May 2016

We look forward to welcoming you to York House School. 9.30am to 12.00pm   INFORMATION Tours of the school available. The Headmaster’s talk will take place at 10.30am. read more


Using the #OneDayIWill the girls from Y1 to Y6 got together on International Women’s Day for a special break time celebration. read more

PA Presents

PA Presents on The Arts at York House  Thursday 28th April 7.45pm To book your place email:     read more

YHPA Events | Autumn Term 2015

Welcome back to a new School Year from YHPA Autumn term is always a busy one with many fantastic events for you and your family to enjoy. read more

Second-Hand Uniform Shop

Dear Parents, I hope you are having a lovely Summer break. A reminder that the Second-Hand uniform Shop (2HU) is open on Saturday 1st August from 10am until 12pm. read more

Safety In Physical Education

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Pre-Prep Clubs | Friday 26 June

Dear Parents, Just to update you on clubs tomorrow as I know there are many children leaving after the picnic tomorrow. read more

Sports Fixtures | Cricket

Colts Cricket v Berkhamsted | Wednesday 24th June Please refer to the PDF on the right-hand side for full fixture details... read more

Second-Hand Uniform Shop | Autumn Term 2015

AUTUMN TERM 2015 | OPENING HOURS 8.20 to 9. read more

Second-Hand Uniform Shop

Dear Parents / Guardians The Second Hand Uniform Shop will be open on Monday 22nd June between 8.20am - 9.15am and Friday 26th June between 3.20pm and 3.50pm. read more

Year 7 French Trip 2015

Monday 15th June 2015 Bonjour from France!   After a very early start, we set off at 4:45am with the Year 7 pupils, Mrs Ellis, Ms Popat and Mr Bungard. read more

Summer Holiday Activities

Dear Parents, Please find attached a list of our holiday clubs that are taking place this summer. If you would like to secure a place please email before the end of this week to secure your place. read more

Upper School Sports Day | POSTPONED

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Sports Fixture | Aquathlon

Dear Parents, Due to a Under 9 cricket fixture that was unfortunately missed of the Calendar, our Year 3 & 4 Aquathlon will now be moved to Thursday 18Th June at 2:30pm. read more

Maths Week 2015

MONDAY 8 JUNE Pre-Prep children have had made a fantastic start to Maths Week today! read more

Sports Fixtures | Athletics

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Sports Fixtures | Cricket

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Employment Opportunities

Pre-Prep School Class Teacher York House, a thriving IAPS school for children aged 3-13, wishes to appoint an outstanding candidate to the role of Pre-Prep School Class Teacher. read more

Sports Fixtures | Rounders

Dear Year 3 Parents, Please be aware that the U8 Rounders fixture on June 2nd has been cancelled. Miss Burr | Head of Girl's Games read more

HOUSE DAY | To Leave People & Places Better Than You Found Them

What a great day we had at York House School. Please click on the Image Gallery link on the right-hand side to see what we got up to... Have a great half-term! read more

Maths Week 2015

York House Maths Week 2015 starts on Monday 8 June... Our theme for the week is “Universal Maths! read more

Forest School Activity Club Summer 2015

Forest School | Summer Holidays 2015 EARLY DROP-OFF:      8. read more

YHPA School Events | Dates for Diaries

YHPA Diary Dates   Some dates for the diary this term are: Friday 19th June 8.30am YHPA Meeting in Dining Room Wednesday 24th June 7. read more

YHPA Mum's Netball

Mum’s Netball!   Some dates for the diary this term are:             Friday 15 May 8.30 to 9.30am Friday 22 May 8.30 to 9. read more

Sports Fixtures | Cricket

YORK HOUSE COLTS B & C CRICKET v KEBLE (A) | Monday 11 May 2015 VENUE: Winchmore Hill Sports Ground   START: 2. read more

Middle & Upper School Sports Day

SAVE THE DATE | SATURDAY 13th JUNE We wanted to let you know about our plans for Middle and Upper School Sports Day. read more

Get Kids Going | Charity Day #shaveit

 #shaveit @kidsgetgoing @schoolYorkHouse @londonmarathon @ed_macca84 Our Charity York House Marathon Relay in aid of Get Kids Going is underway! read more

York House Arts & Media Week 2015

York House Arts and Media course is returning at the end of August! read more

Forest Schools Activity Club Easter 2015

The Pre Prep and Middle School Easter Forest School sessions were a fantastic success, with all pupils involved demonstrating admirable teamwork, determination and intuition. read more

Pre-Prep Class Assemblies

Pre-Prep Class Assemblies | Summer Term 2015 Each class assembly will take place at 2.40pm in either the Archdale Hall or the Pre-Prep Activity Room. read more

Employment Opportunities

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Redheath Business Network Event with Mojomums

Tuesday 28 April 2015 | From 6.30pm Buy your tickets here: read more

Perry's Uniform Day

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YHPA Mum's Netball

The dates for the training sessions are as follows... New faces are all welcome! Thursday 12th March            8.30am – 9. read more

YHPA Presents...

Twice a term, the YHPA present a series of enlightening and informative evenings for parents, on topics relevant to you and your child. read more

International Women's Day 2015

On March the 8th it was International Women’s Day. Each year International Women's Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8. The first International Women's Day was held in 1911. read more

World Book Day 2015

Any parents around the school site yesterday would have noticed that York House had quite a surreal feel to it as we celebrated World Book Day. read more

Second-Hand Uniform Shop

The second hand uniform shop will be open this Friday, 6th March, between 8.20am and 9.15am so please come along and see if we have anything for you. read more

Easter Holiday Activities

Our exciting Easter holiday activities have been announced! read more

The Pigs Have Arrived!

Over the Spring half-term (as planned) two pigs arrived at York House. We will be having a competition (that will launch on Friday) for the children to name the pigs. read more

HOUSE DAY | Positive Outlook

Friday 13 February was House Day for children in Reception to Year 8. House Days occur three times a year on the last day of half-term. read more

Sports Fixtures | Rugby

 *NEW FIXTURE* Tag Rugby v St. Columba’s | Thursday 12 February All our Year 3’s will be going over to St. read more

Redheath Business Network Event with Mojomums

Mojomums is hosting our second networking event for ALL types of businesses who are looking to make valuable, worthwhile connections. read more

YHPA Spring Term Events

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Sports Fixtures | Cross-Country

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Sports Fixtures | Badminton


Sports Fixtures | Rugby

Senior Rugby v Chesham | Friday 5th December  For information regarding this fixture, please download the PDF on the right-hand panel. read more


Michael Clarke, his voice quaking, ended his tribute by echoing something Phillip Hughes used to tell him during matches, saying: 'We must dig in and get through to tea, and we must play on. read more

Sports Fixtures | Fencing

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Second-Hand Uniform Shop

Second Hand Uniform Shop Dear Parents and Guardians   The Second Hand Uniform shop will be open for the last time this term on Monday 1st December and Friday 5th December between 8.20am and 9. read more

Lest We Forget

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Children In Need 2014

Friday 14th November | Children In Need Mufti Day On Friday 14th November all York House pupils joined in to raise money for Children In Need by wearing mufti and having a cake sale. read more

Little Yorkies Toddler Group

Little Yorkies will now be open to play each Tuesday morning only during term-time... DATES & TIMES Little Yorkies play on a Tuesday each week. read more

YHPA Bonfire & Fireworks Night 2014

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YHPA Annual General Meeting

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Year 5 Team Building 2014

Year 5KM & Year 5EM enjoyed a fantastic Team Building Day in the woods... They built self-standing shelters made solely from natural resources found in the woods. read more

York House Win Football Competition

Congratulations to York House 'B' who won the 6-a-side Football Tournament hosted at Bishopsgate School on Saturday 13 September. Their first game was against Twickenham. read more

YHPA Coffee Morning

Friday 12 September from 8.15am | Dining Hall   There is a choice of freshly ground coffee, tea or fruit juice all served with home baked cakes or pastries. Top ups are free! read more

Smallholding News

It has been an exciting week on the animal front at York House. read more

Year 8 Street Art Trip

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Spurs Soccer Schools

Spurs Soccer Schools will be hosted at York House during the forthcoming summer holidays.  They are open to children between the ages of 5 - 15 years. read more

Year 8 Trip To Scotland

Follow our Year 8 group up in Scotland with updates available by following Mr Gray on Twitter: @YHheadmaster or visit the Ridgway Adventure website - click the link on the right-hand side... read more

Pre-Prep Trip To Legoland 2014

Our Pre-Prep children enjoyed a wonderful day trip to Legoland. It was a lovely day in the sunshine and all the children had a great day exploring the grounds and going on the rides. read more

Year 8 Trip with Tally Ho! Cycle Tours

As part of the fabulous Year 8 Leavers Program, our pupils enjoyed a terrific tour of London on two wheels with Tally Ho! Cycle Tours... read more

Summer Fair 2014

The York House School Summer Fair on Sunday 15 June 2014 was a fabulous day enjoyed by hundreds of families from the school and the local area. read more

Sports Fixtures | Cricket

Wednesday 18th June 2014 1st XI v.s. Locker’s Park (H) Match starts:                           2:15 p.m. read more

Ataxia UK Sponsored Walk

On Friday 23rd June, Year 1 to Year 8 took part in a sponsored 30 minute walk around the School playing fields. read more

Sports Fixtures | Athletics

Year 3 & 4 Inter-School Athletics Match (H)  Thursday 5th June 2014  EVENT STARTS:             2. read more

Henry IV, Part 1 - Year 5 Production

Year 5 are working hard in rehearsals for their production of Henry IV Part One, the children have learnt their lines and are now enjoying developing their character. read more

Perry Uniform Measuring & Ordering Service

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Sports Fixtures | Rounders

Thursday 22 May vs Edge Grove School (A) *SECOND-UPDATE* This whole event has now been postponed and will not be taking place today. Pick up from School will be at the usual time. read more

Year 4 Trip to Ashdown Forest

YEAR 4 TRIP TO ASHDOWN FOREST MONDAY 12 MAY 2014 The children arrived safely, and have settled in well, enjoying their first day away together. read more

Sports Fixtures | Tennis

Years 5-8, U’11/U’13 Tennis Match v.s. St.Martin’s | Thursday 8th May Unfortunately this fixture has had to be postponed due to a logistical issue at St. read more

Little Yorkies Toddler Group

SUMMER TERM 2014 Little Yorkies will be back playing this week on Wednesday and Thursday in the Activity Room from 8.45 to 10.30am, and every week until half-term. read more

French Trip 2014

Monday 28th April 2014 Bonjour from France!  After a very early start, we set off at 4:10am with the Year 7 pupils, Mrs Roffe, Mr Saenger and Miss Mackenzie. read more

Second-Hand Uniform Shop

SUMMER TERM 2014 | OPENING HOURS We will be open from 8.15 to 9. read more

YHPA Summer Fair 2014

Summer Fair Sunday 15 June 2014 | 12 to 4.30pm For the first time in 21 years, the YHPA have decided to run a Summer Fair at York House. read more

New | York House Cricket Jumper

The new York House cricket Jumper for Year 5 to Year 8 is available from Friday 4th April from our uniform supplier Perry Uniform. read more

Year 5 Residential Trip

Year 5 Residential Trips To Cornbury Park, Oxon. Twitter Updates from: @YHheadmaster & @SchoolYorkHouse FRIDAY 28 MARCH 2014 10. read more

Saracens Partnership Programme

Saracens v.s. Harlequins | Ticket Offer On Saturday 22nd March at 3:15 pm, Saracens will play Harlequins at Wembley Stadium for their big local derby. read more

House System

WEDNESDAY 26 FEBRUARY 2014 Today saw the first flying of a House flag for the most Stars won in a week. read more

Trips & Activities During Spring Term

Click on the following links and see where we have been and what we have been up to so far this Spring Term at York House! read more

Little Yorkies Toddler Group

As York House continues to develop, there is an increased need to use its facilities for the current pupils here. read more

Sports Fixtures | Rugby

KEBLE FIXTURES | RE-ARRANGED GAMES This is a re-arranged fixture from earlier in the term postponed due to the weather... PLease add to your Diary! read more

YHPA Quiz Night

Our first YHPA event of the year is happening on Saturday 1st February! read more

YHPA Bag2School Collection

Bag2School Collection | Monday 27th to Thursday 30th January   Look out for those blue sacks in your child's book bag! read more

YHPA Coffee Shop

The YHPA Coffee Shop will be open on Friday 31st January from 8.30am in the Dining Hall. We will be serving a selection of teas and freshly brewed coffee as well as home baked cakes and pastries. read more

Little Yorkies Toddler Group

Little Yorkies Toddler Group will be open again for fun and activities on Tuesday 14 January 2014. We look forward to seeing you there!  read more

Frost Fair 2013

FROST FAIR 2013 SATURDAY 7 DECEMBER | 1pm to 4pm The YHPA are making great preparations for the forthcoming annual Frost Fair in the Archdale Hall for all York House children, parents and staff. read more

YHPA Bonfire & Fireworks Night

Saturday 9 November was another great YHPA Event Night at York House School with the annual Bonfire & Fireworks Night. read more

Usborne Book Fair

USBORNE BOOK FAIR | AUTUMN 2013 We excitedly welcome back children's book publisher Usborne to York House to host another one of their wonderful book fairs. read more

Harvest Festival 2013

HARVEST OF THE SEA On Thursday 10 October, Year 4 produced an entertaining Harvest Assembly for all the children in the school from Year 1 to Year 8. read more

Spurs Soccer Schools

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Northbrook Fundraising Wrapping Paper

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YHPA Bonfire & Fireworks Night

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YHPA Committee Meeting

YHPA COMMITTEE MEETING & AGM The next meeting of the York House Parents Association is on Thursday 10 October at 7.30pm in the Dining Hall. read more

Year 4 Co-Ed Netball 'High-Fives' Tournament

Year 4 Netball Tournament | Tuesday 17 September 2013 Parents are welcome to attend this event held at Charlotte House... read more

Second-Hand Uniform Shop

The Second Hand Uniform Shop will be opening during the summer holidays on Thursday 1st August 2013, from 10.00am-12.00pm. The sale will take place in the Front Hall. read more

Summer Clubs News

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Year 4 to Woodrow High House Trip

FRIDAY 21 JUNE 2013 Arrived safely and Year 4 are having a great time at Woodrow High House SATURDAY 22 JUNE 2013 Wide awake at Woodrow, and ready for breakfast! read more

Year 8 Trip To Scotland

SATURDAY 22 JUNE 2013 Some early Twitter Feeds / Updates from Mr Gray...    - Year 8 at Euston, sponsored by the West Cornwall Pasty Co. read more

Year 8 Trip To Tate Modern & Tally-Ho!

As part of their fantastically exciting and varied Year 8 Leaver's Program, our children took a trip into London to sightsee using pedal power! Tally Ho! read more

Year 6 PGL Trip

Our Year 6 children have arrived safely at their destination to cloudy but dry conditions! read more

Nursery Down At The Farm

The Nursery children enjoyed, in glorious sunshine, a trip to Farmyard Funworld in Bushey, Hertfordshire. read more

Pre-Prep Trip to 360 Milton Keynes

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Journey to the Woods at Cornbury Park

DAY ONE | WEDNESDAY 12 JUNE 2013 All arrived safely at base - firelighting has commenced! POSTED: 12/6/13 @ 3. read more

Sports Fixtures | Cricket

CRICKET FIXTURES   TUESDAY 11 JUNE Year 4 U'9 'A' & 'B' vs St Martin's (A)   MATCH STARTS:                    2. read more

Perry Uniform

Dear Parents,  We are excited to inform you about a change regarding our uniform. read more

Bag2school | Recycle & Raise Funds for YHPA

York House Parents’ Association is pleased to announce that it has organised a textile collection with Bag2School in order to raise funds for the school. read more

Bill's Pond

Old Yorkist Mr Sylvester, after a year of hard work and endeavour, opened the renovated school pond in The Orchard this morning. read more

YHPA Coffee Shop

Dear York House Parents, The next YHPA Coffee shop will be Monday 13th May, open from drop off...   Look forward to seeing you then! read more

YHPA Meeting

YHPA MEETING | Wednesday 1st May 8pm The next meeting of the YHPA has been arranged and all parents are welcome to attend. Look forward to seeing you there! read more

Spring Time at York House

Spring is starting to uncoil itself here at York House this week... Last week saw the safe and happy arrival of half a dozen beautiful little chicks in Pre-Prep. read more

YHPA Meeting

The next meeting of the York House Parents Association is on Thursday 21 March 8.30am in the Dining Hall.  We look forward to welcoming you. read more

March Open Days

This week sees the school open its doors to prospective parents to meet the headmaster Mr Jon Gray and have a tour of the school and view its excellent facilities:   Thursday 7 March | 9. read more

Ladies Night - Feel Good Friday

LADIES NIGHT - 'Feel Good Friday' at YHS Friday 8 March | 7.30pm onwards   Fizz, canapes and some surprise entertainment   DRESS CODE:       Feel good Friday wear! read more

YHPA Coffee Shop

The YHPA Coffee Shop will be open from 8.15am on Friday 1 March in the Dining Hall.   There is a choice of hot muffins and croissants, tea, a variety of coffees and orange juice. read more

New Outdoor Classroom

Great stories always have a starting point, where a seed of an idea grows into something special. It then exists in the imagination of the reader and grows in the hearts and minds of the listener. read more

Spurs Soccer Schools

It is with great excitement that we welcome back Spurs Soccer Schools this half-term to York House. read more

Sports For Schools

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The BFG Tells Tall Tales at York House

On Wednesday 15 February we were treated to a very special storytelling session as Year 1 to Year 4 gathered together for the magic of Roald Dahl in the Archdale Hall. read more

Second-Hand Uniform Shop

The Second-Hand Uniform Shop will be open between 8.15 - 9.30 am on Monday February 25th, the first Monday back after the half-term break. IN A HURRY? read more

Snowwatch - Monday 11th February

School open as normal, the site team have been clearing paths across the site. read more

Saracens Partnership Programme Training Session

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'All Sports, Ball Sports’ Easter Activities Week

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Puzzle Challenge Day

The Mathematics Department have booked a Puzzle Challenge Day on the 7th February 2013 with the Happy Puzzle Company. read more

Saracens RAF Residential Camp

SARACENS RAF RESIDENTIAL CAMP | NOW AVAILABLE!   The York House & Saracens Community Partnership program is a very exciting part of the school sports calendar. read more

IAPS Badminton Tournament | U'13

On Saturday 11 January, York House once again took part in the annual IAPS Badminton tournament held in London at Colet Court School. read more

Inter-School Cross-Country Competition

Click on the right-hand navigation link to IMAGE GALLERY for pictures. read more

Monday 14/01/2013 school open as normal...

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Second-Hand Uniform Shop

SECOND-HAND UNIFORM SHOP Don't forget the York House School Second-Hand Uniform Shop opens on Monday morning. Here are the dates for the rest of the Spring Term. SPRING TERM 2013 | 8.15-9. read more

Saracens Partnership Programme

SARACENS PARTNERSHIP PROGRAMME Spring term kicked off with an impressive start to the sports programme. read more

Get Christmas wrapped up at YHS!

York House Parents' Association are able to solve all of your gift wrapping needs for this forthcoming season, with the knowledge that every item purchased raises 77p for the school. read more

Spurs Autumn Soccer Schools

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Olympic Torchbearer Enlightens York House

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Senior Choir to Watford Blind Centre 2012

The York House School Senior Choir visited the Watford Centre for the Blind putting on a wonderful performance of hymns, songs and solo performances on a variety of instruments. read more

Nursery Visit to Butterfly World

A wonderful day was had by all today with the York House School Nursery visiting Butterfly World to experience these beautiful creatures first-hand. read more

Diamond Jubilee Street Party 2012

The sun shone and the crowns sparkled as the whole school regaled themselves in red, white and blue and enjoyed a feast fit for a king (or queen!) on the York House School drive. read more

Mufti Day for Olivia's Vision

A huge thank you and well done to everyone at the School for pulling (and baking) together to help raise the fantastic sum of £1,032 for the York House School Charity Olivia's Vision. read more

Graham Taylor Opens All-Weather Pitches

Mr Graham Taylor OBE officially opened York House School's brand new All-Weather Multi-Purpose pitches on Tuesday 29 May 2012 in front of all the children, parents and governors. read more

L.S.O. Barbican Concert | Years 1 & 2

All Leo wants is to love and hug his fellow animals, but that's not how lions are supposed to behave is it? read more

Reception Visit to the Dogs Trust

A wonderful day was had by the Reception class at York House School this morning on a trip to the Dogs Trust in Harefield, Middlesex. read more

Open Days at York House School

Our May Open Days last week were a great success with many families and prospective parents attending and enjoying the vast array of facilities we have. read more

Tottenham Hotspur FC Soccer Schools

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Year 7 French Trip 2012

Follow the adventures of our boys in France on the two right-hand side links! read more

French Poetry Competition 2012

Attached are the poems read by some of the children from the French Poetry Competition which took place on Thursday 1st March at St. Mary’s School, Gerrards Cross.   read more

Olivia's Vision Charity

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Enormous Easter Eggs!

Form IIIB had an eggscellent time painting some rhea-lly large eggs this week for Easter. read more

Form 2 Trip to Bhaktivedanta Manor

Form 2 have recently been to visit Bhaktivedanta Manor the Hare Krishna temple in Aldenham, Hertfordshire. This trip links to the children’s RE work this term. read more

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat rehearsals are in full flow and the production is gathering pace. Wednesday 21 March 9.15am  | Performance to School Thursday 22 March 7. read more

Spy Dog Author Tells Tales at York House...

Children’s author Andy Cope came to York House School and brought a very special friend with him! Star the dog accompanied Andy as he spoke to the Juniors about his journey as an author. read more

Rickmansworth Fire Engine Visits York House!

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RMS Poetry Festival

Miss Palmer and Mr MacDougall took 16 children (our largest contingent) to RMS for their Poetry Festival on Friday 10 February. read more

Flipping Good Pancakes!

Shrove Tuesday was welcomed in at York House Preparatory School in Hertfordshire this week and the children celebrated in style with an Inter-House competition after lunch. read more

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat performance will be shown in front of the whole school at 9.15am on Wednesday 21 March. read more

Oh when the Spurs go marching in...

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Ambassador, you are really spoiling us!

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‘Spy Dog’ author Andy Cope to visit York House...

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Half Term Cycling proficiency course at York House

The first ever York House School Cycling Proficiency Course took place during the recent October half term holiday. read more

Lots and Lots of cakes and spots.

Thanks to the overwhelming generosity of York House Families, our mufti day and cake sale raised an amazing final total of £727 . read more

York House U'10s scoop Football tournament trophy

  York House were winners of their own annual football tournament in the under 10 age group. The team played a total of four games, scoring five goals and conceding just one. read more

Yr 2 visit to London Fire Brigade Museum

  On Tuesday 15th November Form II went on a trip to the London Fire Brigade Museum. They had a great time watching an actor tell the story of the Great Fire. read more

Vacancy for new post at York House; Marketing Manager

Follow the link on the right to find out about this new employment opportunity at York House. read more

Pre-Prep Assessments for Sept 2012 commence on 21st November

Assessments for Nursery and Reception candidates for September 2012 are being held during the week commencing 21st November 2011. read more

Swimming Tournament Cancelled Mon 14th November

  We regret that Mr Gurney's medical absence has made it necessary to cancel the Inter-school swimming match that was scheduled for Monday afternoon. Apologies for any inconvenience caused. read more

Astro-turf plans win official seal of approval

We are delighted to announce that planning permission was officially granted at our local council Planning committee meeting yesterday evening for the new Astroturf sports surface at York House. read more

York House Pupils win Herts Police Safety Poster competition

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A Bumper Harvest at York House

Last Friday the Junior Department proudly presented a Harvest-themed assembly to the rest of the school and the Junior Parents. read more


York House was honoured to receive a visit and several hours of valuable training from the coaching team of Tottenham Hotspur Football Club last Friday. read more

NEW: Improvements to our After-School Care provision

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The Living Rainforest experienced by Year 2

This term in Science and Geography the children in Year 2 have been learning about adaptation, the edible rainforest and the location of the world’s rainforests. read more


Follow this link to see an article about our recent fun day on the local press website ; read more


Please follow the link below to read a wonderful web article published today by the Watford Observer about our recent inspection. read more


Following our recent inspection, the Independent Schools Inspectorate has declared York House School to be 'excellent' in many respects. read more

Cross-Country Squad victorious at St John's

York House is very proud of its Cross-Country running squad (pictured) that delivered an excellent ensemble performance, and emerged as overall winners of the St John's Cross-Country competition. read more


A big well done to all of the pupils and staff, who have today munched cakes, worn red mufti and competed in a colouring competition for the Red Nose Day appeal . read more

Yr 2 visit to Bhaktivedanta Manor

  Form 2 have recently been to visit Bhaktivedanta Manor, the Hare Krishna temple in Aldenham Hertfordshire. This trip links to the children’s RE work this term. read more

Junior Ground Force go Tree-planting at Heartwood Forest

The Junior School all travelled to Heartwood Forest on Thursday 10th February to help the Natural Trust to plant 375 Hazel trees. read more

Our Centenary Aerial Photograph

On 29th September a helicopter flew to York House School and landed in the playing fields. The experience was the cause of much fun and excitement for the boys and girls (and staff!). read more


Students in the Prep School had fun using pedal power to make smoothies during the Nutrition workshops run by our caterers, Chartwells, on the last day of the half-term. read more


As part of the PSHE curriculum, our pupils recently entered a Herts Police / Herts Fire and Rescue competition to design safety posters for the Halloween / Guy Fawkes season. read more


Centenary Reunion Photographs are now online and images  can be accessed by clicking on the 'GALLERY' heading (above). read more


On Thursday 30th September the Junior School invited parents, pupils from Forms 1 to 8 to join them for the annual Harvest Assembly. read more


York House celebrates its Centenary this year. Term started with all the children receiving a lovely Centenary badge, kindly donated by the Parents' Association. read more