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Hertfordshire County Council

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St Mary's Catholic School

Windhill
Bishop's Stortford
Hertfordshire
CM23 2NQ

Telephone: 01279 654901

Fax: 01279 653889

Email: info@stmarys.net

Head teacher: Deirdre McHugh

School type: Secondary Mixed

School category: Academy

School number: 205

DFE number: 919-5422

Faith or religion: Roman Catholic

Published Admission Number: 186

(how many children this school is admitting)

Number of children on roll: 1158

Free Childcare

2 year old funding: No

30 hours funding: No

This school needs extra info

You also need to complete an extra form and return it direct to the school. This is often called a Supplementary Information Form.

St Mary's Catholic School - Supplementary Information Form

Admission rules for a place to start in September 2024

This school is its own admitting authority.

Read St Mary's Catholic School 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 St Mary's Catholic School 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

158

158

Number of applications made

653

542

Number of places offered

187

186

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

Education, Health And Care (EHC) Plan

1

Baptised Catholic - Children Looked After

0

Baptised Catholic - Sibling

62

Baptised Catholic - Staff

1

A - Herts 45%

18

B - Lea Valley 40%

40

C - Essex 15%

15

Other Baptised Catholic

14

Other Children Looked After

0

Catechumens and members of an Eastern Christian Church

3

Any Other Applicant - Staff

0

Any Other Sibling

12

Other Christian Denominations - Application Supported By Their Minister

15

Any other applicant

5

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

Education, Health And Care (EHC) Plan

0

Baptised Catholic - Children Looked After

0

Baptised Catholic - Sibling

64

Baptised Catholic - Staff

1

A - Herts 45%

23

B - Lea Valley 40%

44

C - Essex 15%

10

Other Baptised Catholic

36

Other Children Looked After

0

Catechumens and members of an Eastern Christian Church

1

Any Other Applicant - Staff

0

Any Other Sibling

8

Other Christian Denominations - Application Supported By Their Minister

0

Any other applicant

0

Distance of the furthest child admitted

Please contact the school for further information about distance allocations.

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)

No vacancies exist at this school at present.

Updated: 22 June 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 St Mary's Catholic School.

Ofsted report and rating for St Mary's Catholic School.

School officers

Admissions Officer: Jack Dodkins

In Year Admissions Officer: Lucy Smith

Local Authority Attendance Officer: Louiza Demetriou

District Schools Effectiveness Advisor: Keith Gould

Key Link Advisor: David Kilgallon

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