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Markyate is situated on the A5, the old Roman Road, north of junction 9 on the M1. The total population of Markyate is approximately 3,000

In medieval times a community of Benedictine nuns was established in Markyate by Christina. On the ruins of the original priory a manor house, Markyate Cell was built. Many additions have been made over the centuries to the house but parts of the original Tudor building are intact. Markyate’s Parish Church, St John the Baptist, stands on a corner of the grounds of Markyate Cell.

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Transfer to secondary/upper school in 2020 – deadline 31 October 2019

The deadline is fast approaching for applications for children due to start at secondary and upper school in September 2020. The easiest way to apply for a school place is to complete the online application form.  Last year, 99 per cent of parents applied this way and found the system quick, easy and secure. The […]

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