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Admissions Info

* Test Registration Form Available Below (from Wednesday 17th May 2017) *

Note: FAQ’s for Parents – Please refer to our comprehensive FAQs list before contacting the school with any queries. This will enable our Admissions Office to deal with priority calls – thank you for your consideration.

Annual open day on Thursday 20th July 2017 2-5pm.  Booking is not required. See Key Dates.

Secondary Transfer September 2018 (current Year 5 children)

Please refer to our Key Dates for a timetable of the secondary transfer process.

If you are interested in a school place for admission in 2018 you should:-

  • Read our Admissions Arrangements for Secondary Transfer 2018 – please follow link. This will give you the opportunity to familiarise yourself with our admissions rules.

If you wish to apply under our musical aptitude or academic criteria, your child will need to sit our assessment tests. Please refer to our Key Dates for details of test and registration dates. Before registering you should:-

  • Read our Admissions Arrangements detailed above.
  • Ensure your Child’s permanent address falls within one of the Local Priority Areas detailed below.
  • Ensure your child is available for the dates of the tests as detailed on our Key Dates page.
  • Complete the online Test Registration Form available here between 17th May 2017 – 14th June 2017. Please note we are unable to accept test registrations after this date.

Secondary Transfer Application Information

The information below is intended to give you further information about the School and the Admissions process.

Admission Arrangements Key Dates Practice Papers **
Results Exam/Music Info  
Special Arrangements Information Herts Admissions

** New English Practice Papers Available – click on ‘Practice Papers’ link above.

Local Priority Areas

In order to register for our Entrance Exam and/or Music Tests your child’s permanent home address must be within one of the listed areas below by the date of registration. Children from outside of these areas are not eligible to be considered under these criteria and therefore cannot take our tests.

Parishes and towns within Hertfordshire:

Aldenham Essendon Northaw & Cuffley
Bayford Hatfield Potters Bar
Brickendon Liberty Little Berkhamsted Ridge
Colney Heath London Colney Shenley
Elstree & Borehamwood North Mymms Welwyn Garden City

London postcodes within the London Boroughs of Barnet and Enfield:

EN2    sectors 7, 8 N11    sectors 1, 3 N14    all sectors
EN4    all sectors N12    all sectors N20    all sectors
EN5    all sectors N13    sectors 4, 5 N21    all sectors

Within Islington:

Children who have their permanent home address in the London Borough of Islington or are being educated in that Borough.

The maps below give an indication of our Local Priority Area:

Locality Criteria 2 and 7:

It is recommended that parents who live in close proximity to the School, read the Verification of “Permanent Home Addresses” document on the Overview page.

Secondary Transfer Allocation of Places Information

Reports show how places were allocated on march 1st each year according to our Admissions criterion.

Secondary Transfer September 2017

Movement on Lists

Movement on the academic, music and distance lists will be regularly updated on this page.  Please use this as your first point of reference and please do not contact the Admissions Office for this information – this will enable them to deal with priority calls during this busy time.

Academic Places  have been offered up to and including ranked position number 148.

Music Places have been offered up to and including ranked position number 19.

Distance Criteria  2/7 – the furthest home-school distance we have been able to allocate a place to is 667.89 metres from the address point for the school.