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Hertfordshire County Council

School

The Priory School

Bedford Road
Hitchin
Hertfordshire
SG5 2UR

www.priory.herts.sch.uk

Telephone: 01462 622300

Fax: 01462 622301

Email: admin@priory.herts.sch.uk

Head teacher: Geraint Edwards

School type: Secondary Mixed

School category: Foundation

School number: 33

DFE number: 919-4000

Published Admission Number: 180

how many children this school is admitting

Number of children on roll: 1115

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 Priory School 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 Priory School admission rules for 17-18

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

641

594

Number of places offered

189

210

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

2

Medical/Social

0

Siblings

71

In Priority Area, Nearest School

87

In Priority Area, Not Nearest School

22

Outside Priority Area, Distance

25

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

Sen (special Educational Needs)

2

Children Looked After Or Previously Looked After

2

Medical/Social

0

Siblings

54

In Priority Area, Nearest School

105

In Priority Area, Not Nearest School

26

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

7613.99

In priority area, distance

9333.51

Outside priority area

9760.64

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

In priority area, nearest

7620.53

In priority area, distance

9072.05

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.

Priority area for The Priory School

Parishes in the priority area for this school are:

Hexton, Hitchin, Holwell, Ickleford, Langley, Lilley, Offley, Pirton, Preston, St Ippolyts and Wymondley.

Vacancies (for in year applications)

Yes - there are vacancies in Year 7, Year 9, Year 10 and Year 11

Updated: 14 August 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.

Performance and Ofsted

Performance table for The Priory School.

Ofsted report and rating for The Priory School.

School officers

Admissions Officer: Helen Kemp

In Year Admissions Officer: Kamar Okerayi

Attendance Improvement Officer: Debbie Moore

District Schools Effectiveness Advisor: Alison Garner

Key Link Advisor: Kay Leach

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