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Hertfordshire County Council

School

The Priory School

Bedford Road
Hitchin
Hertfordshire
SG5 2UR

Telephone: 01462 622300

Fax:

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: 210

(how many children this school is admitting)

Number of children on roll: 1243

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 The Priory 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 The Priory 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

180

210

Number of applications made

610

631

Number of places offered

210

210

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

Education, Health & Care (EHC) Plan

9

Children Looked After Or Previously Looked After

1

Medical/social

0

Siblings

81

Children Of Staff

0

In Priority Area, Distance

92

Outside Priority Area, Distance

27

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

Education, Health & Care (EHC) Plan

9

Children Looked After Or Previously Looked After

1

Medical/social

0

Siblings

75

Children Of Staff

0

In Priority Area, Distance

108

Outside Priority Area, Distance

17

Distance of the furthest child admitted

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

In priority area, distance

9,462.84

Outside priority area

10,578.19

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 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 9 and Year 10

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 The Priory School.

Ofsted report and rating for The Priory 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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