Pinchbeck Library
Markham College was founded in 1946 

Sir Clemment Markham

Name origin

The School was named in honour of Sir Clements Robert Markham KCB FRS (1830 – 1916) who was a geographer, explorer and writer who researched and promote Peru, as well as its history, culture and nature. 


School total is approximately 2000 pupils. 



The Early Years admission process is held one year prior to entering the College. Admissions evaluations to all other year groups are held at scheduled times throughout the year, pending the availability of spaces.   

 Professional affiliations

Round Square International; International Baccalaureate Programme; University of Cambridge International Examinations; London College of Music (LCM); Latin American Heads Conference (LAHC); ADCA; UDCA. 

 Financial aid

Scholarships are only available for pupils already enrolled in the Secondary School.  


The shield was designed by Mr Victor Corante in April 1949. The College motto is: Studiis et Rebus Honestis. According to a professor from the Classics Department at the University of Cambridge, these words, taken from Horace, translate as: For honourable studies and pursuits. 

Academic programmes

Diplomas, awards and certificates

IGCSE Certificates; National Programme Diploma; International Baccalaureate Diploma; English Language Certificates (PET, FCE, CAE); Duke of Edinburgh’s International AwardLondon College of Music Certificates (LCM).

Key milestones of our history