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Hertfordshire County Council

School

Simon Balle School

Mangrove Road
Hertford
SG13 8AJ

www.simonballe.herts.sch.uk

Telephone: 01992 410400

Fax: 01992 410401

Email: admin@simonballe.herts.sch.uk

Head teacher: Alison Saunders

School type: All Through School Mixed

School category: Academy

School number: 246

DFE number: 919-4067

Published Admission Numbers: 60 (Primary) ; 180 (Secondary)

how many children this school is admitting

Number of children on roll: 1257

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 Simon Balle'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 Simon Balle's full admission rules for 17-18

 

Priority area for Simon Balle School

Secondary only:

The Priority Area for the school: Bayford, Bengeo Rural, Bramfield, Brickendon Liberty, Gt Amwell, Hertford, Hertford Heath, Hertingfordbury, Hunsdon, Little Berkhamsted, Little Munden, Sacombe, Stanstead St Margarets, Stapleford, Tewin, Thundridge, Ware, Wareside, Watton-at-Stone and Widford.

Vacancies (for in year applications)

No vacancies exist at this school at present.

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 (Primary)
 20162017

Number of places available

60

60

Number of applications made

257

234

Number of places offered

60

60

What happened in the last 2 years (Secondary)
 20162017

Number of places available

172

172

Number of applications made

879

894

Number of places offered

172

180

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

Sen (special Educational Needs)

0

Children Looked After Or Previously Looked After

1

Medical/social

0

Children Of Staff

1

Siblings In The Priority Area

13

In Priority Area, Nearest School

8

In Priority Area, Not Nearest School

37

Siblings Outside The Priority Area

0

Outside Priority Area, Nearest School

0

Outside Priority Area, Not Nearest School

0

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

Sen (special Educational Needs)

0

Children Looked After Or Previously Looked After

0

Medical/social

0

Children Of Staff

1

Siblings In The Priority Area

3

In Priority Area, Nearest School

7

In Priority Area, Not Nearest School

49

Siblings Outside The Priority Area

0

Outside Priority Area, Nearest School

0

Outside Priority Area, Not Nearest School

0

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

Sen (special Educational Needs)

2

Children Looked After Or Previously Looked After

1

Medical/social

1

Children Of Staff

1

Siblings In The Priority Area

69

In Priority Area, Nearest School

88

In Priority Area, Not Nearest School

18

Siblings Outside The Priority Area

0

Outside Priority Area, Distance

0

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

Sen (special Educational Needs)

0

Children Looked After Or Previously Looked After

3

Medical/social

1

Siblings

68

Children Of Staff

0

In Priority Area, Nearest School

81

In Priority Area, Not Nearest School

19

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

2250.82

In priority area, distance

1863.88

Outside priority area

None

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

In priority area, nearest

2202.56

In priority area, distance

2013.63

Outside priority area

None

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Performance and Ofsted

Performance table for Simon Balle School.

Ofsted report and rating for Simon Balle School.

School officers

Admissions Officer: Lorna Cronin

In Year Admissions Officer: Julia Lee

Attendance Improvement Officer: Louiza Demetriou

District Schools Effectiveness Advisor: Keith Gould

Key Link Advisor: David Kilgallon

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