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Hertfordshire County Council

School

The Highfield School

Highfield
Letchworth Garden City
Hertfordshire
SG6 3QA

www.highfield.herts.sch.uk

Telephone: 01462 620500

Fax:

Email: admin@highfield.herts.sch.uk

Head teacher: Ian Morris

School type: Secondary Mixed

School category: Foundation

School number: 13

DFE number: 919-4122

Published Admission Number: 180

how many children this school is admitting

Number of children on roll: 999

Free Childcare

2 year old funding: No

30 hours funding: No

Admission rules for a place to start in September 2018

This school is its own admitting authority.

Read The Highfield School's full admission rules for 18-19

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

This school is its own admitting authority.

Read The Highfield School's full admission rules for 17-18

Priority area for The Highfield School

Parishes in the priority area for this school is Letchworth.

Vacancies (for in year applications)

Yes - there are vacancies in Year 7, Year 8, Year 9 and Year 11

Updated: 24 February 2018

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.

How were school places allocated in previous years?

What happened in the last 2 years
 20162017

Number of places available

180

180

Number of applications made

658

600

Number of places offered

180

176

Places offered under each rule in 2017
Rules (in rule priority order)2017

Sen (special Educational Needs)

3

Children Looked After Or Previously Looked After

3

Medical/Social

1

Siblings

48

In Priority Area, Nearest School

38

In Priority Area, Not Nearest School

60

Outside Priority Area, Distance

17

Non Ranked Allocation

6

Places offered under each rule in 2016
Rules (in rule priority order)2016

Sen (special Educational Needs)

3

Children Looked After Or Previously Looked After

1

Medical/Social

1

Siblings

79

In Priority Area, Nearest School

43

In Priority Area, Not Nearest School

53

Outside Priority Area, Distance

0

Distance of the furthest child admitted

Distance of the furthest child admitted in 2017 (in metres)
Rule2017

In priority area, nearest

2223.29

In priority area, distance

3421.29

Outside priority area

570000.21

Distance of the furthest child admitted in 2016 (in metres)
Rule2016

In priority area, nearest

2482.73

In priority area, distance

2393.66

Outside priority area

None

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.

Performance and Ofsted

Performance table for The Highfield School.

Ofsted report and rating for The Highfield School.

School officers

Admissions Officer: Helen Kemp

In Year Admissions Officer: Kamar Okerayi

Attendance Improvement Officer: Karen Fitzgerald

District Schools Effectiveness Advisor: Alison Garner

Key Link Advisor: Kay Leach

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