Monk's Walk School
Welwyn Garden City
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|Houses||4 (Bell, Durrell, Carson, Kroto)|
|Colours||Blue and White|
Monk's Walk School is a secondary school with academy status located on the outskirts of Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England. It was built in the 1960s. The school's motto is: Vel Optima Cuique Praebere, "Excellence for All". The school is also home to a performing arts school: Top Hat Stage School, which has been running classes at Monk's Walk since 1994.
The school's annual student intake is approximately 220 eleven- and twelve-year-olds of both sexes, with 1,324 students throughout the school. It also has approximately 102 teachers and staff.
There are four houses, which are made up of two form classes from each year group. The houses are Bell, named after astronomer Jocelyn Bell, Carson, named after environmentalist Rachel Carson, Durrell, named after environmentalist Gerald Durrell, and Kroto, named after chemist Harold Kroto.
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