St Albans School (Hertfordshire)
Coordinates: 51°45′04″N 0°20′40″W / 51.7510°N 0.3445°W / 51.7510; -0.3445
St Albans School is an independent school in the city of St Albans in Hertfordshire, in the East of England. Entry before Sixth Form is for boys only, but the Sixth Form has been co-educational since 1989. Founded in 948 by Wulsin (Abbot Ulsinus), St Albans School is not only the oldest school in Hertfordshire but also one of the oldest in the world. Nicholas Carlisle, in 1818, described the school as "of very ancient origin, and of great celebrity" and the Good Schools Guide describes St Albans as a "traditional public school, with a rich history".
The current headmaster is Mr Andrew Grant MA FRSA. He has been head since 1993.
Read more about St Albans School (Hertfordshire): Pre-Reformation History, Post-Reformation History, Religious and Musical Tradition, The School Today, Old Albanians, School Arms, Notable Teachers, Notable Old Albanians, In Popular Culture
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