High Wycombe,



+44 (0)1494 875502


High Wycombe,


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Shaping tomorrow's

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A clear and coherent
Educational philosophy

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High achieving,
Independent minds

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Confident communicators
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Educating Tomorrow's Leaders

The Chalfonts Independent Grammar School is a co-educational, independent secondary school in High Wycombe, South Buckinghamshire. With a maximum class size of fourteen students, arranged in our unique classroom environment combining the Harkness method with our 5 surfaces, we offer a truly modern approach to education.

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The Classroom

The Chalfonts classrooms are uniquely tailored to offer a technological approach to the Harkness Method. Each classroom has 5 elements that allow for instruction, feedback, collaboration, research and presentation. We call it ‘5 Surfaces’.

Events Diary

Explore our collection of articles written by the staff and students at The Chalfonts over previous years.

Arrange a Visit

We are very happy to arrange bespoke tours of the school for prospective parents. To register for a tour, please email our Registrar Julian Fenton at j.fenton@thechalfontsgrammar.co.uk or call 01494 875502.

"A clear and coherent educational philosophy"

Our purpose is simple - we provide a safe, happy environment in which students are equipped with the skills to thrive amidst the challenges and changes they will face in their future lives.


Shaping tomorrow’s leaders


beautiful acres of land


maximum number of students per class


minutes from central London

School News


The Feel of La Thuile

This year we embarked on our first ski trip at The Chalfonts. We took a group of 15 students ranging from MYP1 through to MYP5…

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The Chalfonts Christmas Concert

A brand new experience as, for the first time, The Chalfonts held our Christmas Concert at Trinity Reformed Church - a stone's throw from our…

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Which idiomatic expressions are these?

In Language & Literature, MYP1 created literal interpretations of famous idioms for the camera. An idiomatic phrase is one which has a meaning to native…

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The Art Show 21st June 2018

Budding artists are always keen to exhibit their work and the students at The Chalfonts are no exception. On Thursday we were delighted to welcome…

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Our Documents

You can view and download our reports here, as well finding out more about The
Chalfonts identity and meanings behind our crest.