Mount House School aims to provide a broad, balanced curriculum and develop each child to his or her full potential by valuing individual talents and responding to specific needs.

Key Stage 3 (Yrs 7-9)

Year 7 and Year 8

All pupils study the same subjects: art, classics, drama, English, French, geography, history, home economics, computing, Latin, mathematics, music, physical education, religious education, science (biology, chemistry and physics), Spanish and textiles. Mandarin is also available as an option.

Year 9

Pupils choose their GCSE option subjects in the Lent term ready to start the courses in Year 10. A Key skills programme also takes place in 3rd Form including units on ethics and decision making, debating, leadership, global issues and global risks, current affairs and cultural awareness.

Key Stage 4 (Years 10 & 11)

Most pupils study 10 GCSE subjects. In Years 10 and 11 there is a core curriculum of English language, English literature, mathematics, French, religious studies and science (biology, chemistry and physics as either separate subjects or as the dual award).

Pupils are set according to ability in the core subjects and also choose from the following options: art, business studies, classical civilisation, drama, geography, history, computing, Latin, music, physical education, Spanish and textiles.

Key Stage 5 (Sixth Form)

Lower Sixth Form

Students choose four subjects.  These include art, biology, business studies, chemistry, classics, drama, English literature, English language, food & nutrition, French, geography, history, computing, mathematics, further mathematics, music, photography, physical education, physics, politics, psychology, sociology, Spanish, textiles, and religious studies. Most students also complete an extended project as part of their 6th Form portfolio.

Upper Sixth Form

Students study three or four subjects to A level. Students also complete further education applications with the guidance of their personal tutors, the Careers & Universities Coordinator and the Head of 6th Form. As well as the academic curriculum pupils take Religious Education and Physical Education. They can also choose activities from our excellent enrichment programme, which includes the Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme.


How to find us

Mount House School
Camlet Way, Hadley Wood
Herts EN4 0NJ

Mount House

Open Day Saturday 28 September 9am – 12pm

Open Days offer a chance to hear from the Principal,

tour our school and see the wide variety of facilities.

Come and talk with subject specialists, meet current pupils

and ask questions about their experience of Mount House.

If you wish to attend please send an email

confirmation to: