Welwyn Garden City has no shortage of primary schools which are judged “good” by the government’s education watchdog Ofsted, and the following are judged “outstanding”: Templewood in Pentley Park; Applecroft in Applecroft Road and St John’s CofE in Lemsford Village.
Two of the three comprehensive schools in the town are judged “good”: Stanborough in Lemsford Lane and Monk’s Walk in Knightsfield.
Sherrardswood School in Lockleys, Welwyn (ages, three to 18) is the sole private school, although others can be found in nearby St Albans:
St Albans High School (girls, ages four to 18); St Albans School (boys, ages 11 to 18 with girls in the sixth form) and St Columba’s College (boys, ages four to 18) and in Harpenden, King’s School (co-ed, ages three to 16); Haileybury (co-ed, ages 11 to 18) near Hertford is a leading boarding school.
Oatlands College is a further education college with campuses in St Albans and Welwyn Garden City which is judged “good”.