Harpenden Free School for children aged 4-11


Nativity in a Barn: Christmas 2013

Curious,Unique,Boundless Brave and Playful

Harpenden Free School Mission Statement:: Our children and adults are nourished as brave, curious, boundless, unique and playful; prepared to be leaders in their communities.

  • 'An inspiring remarkable school. My daughter is thriving, as is our family.'
  • 'I am overjoyed to be part of a school where the staff are confident to take risks. It is such an exciting place to be and the most genuinely pupil-lead curriculum I have ever seen.'

Extracts from Parents' Survey: November 2013. 


Breaking News!

Herts Admissions for September 2014

Welcome to our new Reception class for 2014, who by now ought to have heard by email from Herts admissions if thy have been offered a first choice place at our popular school.

Micro site for 2014 starters: enjoy exploring our website, particularly the photographs of the many boundless and unique activities that we all enjoy at HFS!

New Parents' evening reception: 7.45pm Thursday 24th April, 2014.

New Calendar 2014

Class Blogs

Spring Term Class Newsletter


Letters to parents: Communications are so important!

All letters sent each week can be found on this portal.


We are currently recruiting for several exciting new teaching posts for September 2014.

Career opportunities


School Calendar »