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St Edmund's School, Hindhead

St Edmund's School, Hindhead
Established 1874
Type Independent prep and senior school
(boarding and day)[1]
head master A. J. Walliker MA (Cantab.)[1]
Chairman of Governors Mrs J. Alliss[1]
Location Hindhead
GU26 6BH
DfE URN 125347 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Staff 40 (approx.)
Students 307
Gender Mixed
Ages 2–16[1]
Website .uk.cosaintedmunds

St Edmund's School is a coeducational nursery, pre-prep, preparatory and Senior school originally founded in

  • Official St. Edmund's School website

External links

  1. ^ a b c d e f Independent Schools Year Book 2014-2015 (2011), p. 1068
  2. ^ a b 'St Edmund's School, Hindhead', in The Public and Preparatory Schools year book, vol. 78 (London: A. & C. Black, 1968), p. 812: "ST EDMUND'S SCHOOL, HINDHEAD Tel. : 408 Hindhead. Station, Haslemere, S.R. Head Master.— Peter C. Weeks, MA, Dip. Ed. (Caius College, Cambridge). Number of Boarders. — 130. 25 day boys are taken for the first two years. Fees £160 a term... founded in 1874..."
  3. ^ Hindhead at, accessed 20 April 2012
  4. ^
  5. ^ a b Harry Blamires, A Guide to twentieth century literature in English (1983), p. 130: "Isherwood, Christopher... Novelist, born in Cheshire, and educated at St Edmund's School, Hindhead, Surrey, where in his last year he made friends with W. H. Auden (qv), his junior by two-and-a-half years..."
  6. ^ Oglethorpe, Tim (21 April 2001). "Interview: Marcus Brigstocke - Savage past of Marcus; Marcus Brigstocke of The Savages on his misspent youth and how he got back on the straight and narrow". The Mirror (London, England). MGN Ltd. (archive)
  7. ^ Dod's parliamentary companion, vol. 157 (1989) p. 299
  8. ^ Peter Parker, Isherwood (2005), p. 35: "An even bigger change took place in May the following year, when Christopher started as a boarder at St Edmund's in Hindhead, Surrey, a preparatory school run by Cyril Morgan Brown..."


  • Cyril Morgan Brown, 1930s[8]
  • A. J. Walliker, MA (Cantab.), present day[1]


And see Category:People educated at St Edmund's School, Hindhead

Notable former pupils


  • Notable former pupils 1
  • Headmasters 2
  • Notes 3
  • External links 4

In 1968 the school had 130 boarders, plus 25 day boys "taken for the first two years".[2] For most of its existence St Edmund's was for boys only. It first admitted girls in 2008 and is now co-educational.[1] In 2014 the ISI report listed it as having 249 pupils. 173 boys and 76 girls. [4]

The school's original buildings in Hunstanton was purchased in 1901 by Howard Cambridge Barber and became the home of Glebe House School.

with grounds of some 35 acres (14 ha). [3]

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