|Motto||Where innovation goes hand in hand with tradition|
|Type||Independent preparatory school|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Headmaster||Iain Gilmour |
|Houses||Pitt (Green), Scott (Yellow), Nelson (Blue), Drake (Red)|
|Colours||Blue and Yellow|
|Website||Kingshott School Website|
Kingshott School is an Independent preparatory school in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England. The current headmaster is Mr Iain Gilmour, and the school currently has 385 pupils aged three to thirteen. In each of the middle and senior parts of the school there are two classes each consisting of between 15 and 22 pupils. Kingshott School Trust Ltd is a registered company with a charitable status. The school is set on an 18 acre site which contains a small swimming pool and astro turf pitch containing tennis courts. The major sports are football, rugby and cricket.
The current fees range from £1590 to £3450 per term, dependent on age.
Named after Sir Francis Drake, the British Vice Admiral.
There is a broad curriculum taught at Kingshott  including Latin, Maths, Science, French, English, Religious Studies, Design Technology, Art, History, Geography and Food Technology are taught in the classroom. Games and PE are also taught by staff. Other subjects taught include Greek and Spanish to some age groups.
Year 8 leavers go to many different schools around the country. Pupils have gone on to:
- Bedford School,
- Bedford High School,
- Bedford Modern School,
- Bishop's Stortford College,
- Downe House School.
- Haileybury and Imperial Service College,
- The Leys School,
- Meon Cross School,
- Merchant Taylors' School, Northwood,
- Oakham School,
- Oundle School,
- The Perse School,
- Rugby School,
- St Albans School,
- St Columba's College, St Albans,
- St. Edmund's College, Ware,
- St Francis' College, Letchworth,
- Uppingham School
- Kimbolton School
- Ben Nugent, Cardiff City central defender
- Tom Hitchcock, QPR striker
- Dr Richard (Dick) Shaw, Entomologist. Leading expert on the control of Japanese Knotweed.