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Hertfordshire County Council

School

The Grove Academy

Fourth Avenue
Watford
Hertfordshire
WD25 9RH

Telephone: 01923 674463

Fax: 01923 674461

Email: admin@thegroveacademy.org.uk

Head teacher: Sarah Hennigan

School type: Primary Mixed

School category: Academy

School number: 758

DFE number: 919-2035

Nursery class: Yes

Published Admission Number: 90

(how many children this school is admitting)

Number of children on roll: 524

Free Childcare

2 year old funding: No

30 hours funding: No

Admission rules for a place to start in September 2024

This school is its own admitting authority.

Read The Grove Academy admission rules for 24-25

Admission rules if you want a place at the school to start now

This school is its own admitting authority.

Read The Grove Academy admission rules for 23-24

How were school places allocated in previous years?

What happened in the last 2 years
 20222023

Number of places available

90

90

Number of applications made

80

79

Number of places offered

52

58

Places offered under each rule in 2023
Rules (in rule priority order)2023

Education, Health & Care (EHC) Plan

0

Children Looked After Or Previously Looked After

1

Medical/social

0

Siblings

25

Children Of Staff

0

Nearest School

19

Not Nearest School

10

Non Ranked Allocation

3

Places offered under each rule in 2022
Rules (in rule priority order)2022

Education, Health & Care (EHC) Plan

2

Children Looked After Or Previously Looked After

0

Medical/social

0

Siblings

32

Children Of Staff

0

Nearest School

10

Not Nearest School

5

Non Ranked Allocation

3

Distance of the furthest child admitted

Distance of the furthest child admitted in 2023 (in metres)
Rule2023

Nearest school

578.03

Distance

8361.71

Distance of the furthest child admitted in 2022 (in metres)
Rule2022

Nearest school

719.37

Distance

5241.68

Use our 'Find Your Nearest School' system to identify the "nearest" school to your child's home address, in accordance with Hertfordshire County Council's admission arrangements.

Vacancies (for in year applications)

Yes - there are vacancies in Reception, Year 4 and Year 5

Updated: 18 April 2024

Vacancy information is only relevant to in year applications.

Schools aim to update their vacancy information every 2 weeks.

Treat this information as a guide only – the situation can change on a daily basis.

Performance and Ofsted

Performance table for The Grove Academy.

Ofsted report and rating for The Grove Academy.

School officers

In Year Admissions Officer: Melissa Hardy

District Schools Effectiveness Advisor: Marie Harvey

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