Hockerill Anglo-European College

Hockerill Anglo-European College offers a rigorous, broad curriculum in a vibrantly exciting learning environment for students aged 11-18. It is proud to be one of the largest state schools teaching the prestigious International Baccalaureate Middle Years and Diploma programmes. At the time of its founding, it also became one of the country’s first specialist language colleges. At Hockerill, development of the whole student is the priority, with particular focus on the school’s twin specialisms of Languages and Music. The result is a truly distinct setting for a world-class education, which embraces the school’s passionate belief that every student deserves the opportunity to be their best possible self.


Geographic Location

Located in beautiful grounds on the edge of Bishop’s Stortford, in close proximity to London and the South East of England.

School Facilities

With extensive practice facilities, a Music Technology Suite and a recording studio, over 300 students receive individual music tuition weekly. Excellent sporting facilities include a floodlit Astroturf all-weather pitch.

Academic Results

In 2020, 27 students achieved results which placed them into the top 9.7% of IB Diploma students worldwide. This includes 2 students who scored 45 points, achieved by fewer than 1% of students globally. 75% of students went on to attend a Russell Group institution, including the universities of Oxford, Cambridge, Durham and UCL.

Extra-curricular Activities 

The school offers a wide repertoire of activities to both boarders and day students, including regular cultural visits to concerts, theatres, exhibitions, museums and the nearby cities of Cambridge and London. There is a College Choir and Orchestra, drama presentations, a Combined Cadet force and frequent formal events such as Dinners, Balls and a traditional Christmas Carol Service.


Location Bishop’s Stortford
School Types State day and boarding
Category Co-ed
Founded Year 1998
Number of Students 850
School Website https://www.hockerill.com/
School Address Dunmow Road, Bishop’s Stortford,
Hertfordshire CM23 5HX