Local Priority Areas

In order to be considered  under our Entrance Exam and/or Music Test criteria  your child’s permanent home address must be within one of the listed areas below by the date of registration and also at the date of application. 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

Postcodes within the London Boroughs of Barnet, Enfield and Islington

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
Islington      all sectors All applicants who live in, or are being educated in, the London Borough of Islington.

Maps – Local Priority Areas

The maps below are provided to give interested parties a general overview ONLY of the Local Priority areas. They are not detailed enough to identify specific road boundaries and should not be used for this purpose. If you are unsure of whether your address falls inside or outside of the Local Priority Area please contact the Admissions Department. THE DEFINITIVE LOCAL PRIORITY AREAS ARE LISTED ABOVE .  This list is also contained in our published  Admissions Arrangements:-

School Contact Info

Dame Alice Owen’s School

Dugdale Hill Lane
Potters Bar

01707 643441
[email protected]

Mon – Fri 8:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

Social Info