Duncombe School

4 Warren Park Road, Bengeo, Hertford SG14 3JA

Duncombe School has an Early Kindergarten, a Kindergarten and a nursery for children from the age of two years. Starting in Early Kindergarten, children are supported to develop skills and abilities to help them as they progress through their education.

Children start the Treetops Nursery at Duncombe School the September after their third birthday. They are cared for by experienced and qualified professionals in a nurturing and warm environment where children’s individuality is encouraged and respected.

All children from early kindergarten to nursery receive a range of specialist teaching, including music, PE, dancing, ICT, cookery, Forest School, French and Spanish, at no extra cost.

Group: Cognita Schools

Person in charge: Katie Copeman (Early Years Foundation Leader)

Local Authority / Social Services: Hertfordshire County Council

Number of Staff: 15

Service Offered: Nursery School (Privately Owned), Open all year, Full Day Care, Sessional Day Care

Total Places for Children: 67

Age Range: from 2 years 0 months to 11 years 0 months

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0730-1830

When Closed: Bank Holidays, between Christmas & New Year and inset days

Fees Guide: Termly fees (payable monthly), per session (half day) £520, 1 full day £805, 2 full days £1,540, 3 full days £2,300, 4 full days £2,845, full time £3,300

Admission Information: School Admissions Policy


By Car
Duncombe is located in Bengeo, on the outskirts of Hertford. From the town centre, follow the signs to Bengeo. On leaving the town centre, drive up Port Hill and you will see the school grounds on the right. At the top of the hill, turn right into Warren Park Road and Duncombe is immediately on the right hand side. From the A10, drive through Hertford and follow the signs to Bengeo. Alternatively leave the A10 at the Ware junction and take the A602 towards Stevenage. At the first unsignposted roundabout turn left towards Bengeo. Follow the road for about 2 miles and turn left at the first mini roundabout. Warren Park Road is the first turning left when you have driven past the Co-op on the right.

By Train
Duncombe is approximately 15 minutes’ walk from Hertford North and Hertford
East train stations. A taxi from either station should take about 5 minutes.


On your arrival, please report to the School Office which is just inside the main front door.


There is parking for visitors adjacent to the front door of the school. This area is accessed via the main gate and then through the smaller gate immediately to the left.


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Date: Friday 12 Jan 2018

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