Lockers Park is a day pre-prep school for girls and boys aged 4-7 and a day and boarding prep school for boys aged 7-13. In spite of its striking Victorian frontage, once you step inside, it feels more like a family home than a school. It is set in 23 acres of parkland and woodland, and once you are here you could be in the middle of the countryside, even though it is close to the M1 and the centre of Hemel Hempstead town centre and railway station.
To celebrate International Women’s Day, St Francis’ College Letchworth invited three inspiring women to talk to the students, parents and teachers at the school. The event was also open to the good people of Letchworth, and the house was full.
Speak. Do not remain silent.
First up was Dr Preti Taneja, who went to school at St Francis’. Preti is a writer, journalist, broadcaster and human rights advocate.
St Francis’ College is an independent day and boarding school for girls aged 3-18 in Letchworth Garden City. St Francis’ College is in a building that typifies Letchworth: attractive, thoughtfully designed and solidly built; in a safe and very green residential environment, but at the same time less than 10 minutes’ walk into town. It’s ten minutes from Junction 9 on the A1, and roughly an equal distance between London and Cambridge.
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