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Hertfordshire County Council

School

Hitchin Girls' School

Highbury Road
Hitchin
Hertfordshire
SG4 9RS

Telephone: 01462 621300

Fax: 01462 621301

Email: admin@hgs.herts.sch.uk

Head teacher: James Crowther

School type: Secondary Female

School category: Academy

School number: 31

DFE number: 919-4009

Published Admission Number: 210

(how many children this school is admitting)

Number of children on roll: 1368

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 Hitchin Girls' 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 Hitchin Girls' 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

210

210

Number of applications made

529

547

Number of places offered

211

210

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

Education, Health & Care (EHC) Plan

3

Children Looked After Or Previously Looked After

3

Medical/Social

0

Siblings In Priority Area

0

Children Of Staff

4

Children living in Hitchin parish

0

Rest of Priority Area, Nearest School

0

Rest of Priority Area, Random basis

0

Siblings Outside Priority Area

0

Outside Priority Area, Random basis

0

multiple birth

0

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

Education, Health & Care (EHC) Plan

3

Children Looked After Or Previously Looked After

4

Medical/Social

0

Siblings In Priority Area

39

Children Of Staff

1

Children living in Hitchin parish

116

Rest of Priority Area, Nearest School

8

Rest of Priority Area, Random basis

39

Siblings Outside Priority Area

0

Outside Priority Area, Random basis

0

multiple birth

1

Distance of the furthest child admitted

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

In priority area, nearest

7,614.48

In priority area, distance

10,531.94

Please view the Allocation Summary Report(s) 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.

Priority area for Hitchin Girls' School

Parishes in the priority area for this school are:

Codicote, Graveley, Hexton, Hitchin, Holwell, Ickleford, Kings Walden, Knebworth, Langley, Letchworth, Lilley, Offley, Pirton, Preston, St Ippolyts, St Pauls Walden, Weston and Wymondley.

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 Hitchin Girls' School.

Ofsted report and rating for Hitchin Girls' School.

School officers

Admissions Officer: Helen Kemp

In Year Admissions Officer: Joanne Lee

District Schools Effectiveness Advisor: Alison Garner

Key Link Advisor: Kay Leach

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