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Hertfordshire County Council

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Townsend C of E (VA) Secondary School

High Oaks
St Albans
Hertfordshire
AL3 6DR

Telephone: 01727 853047

Fax: 01727 834523

Email: admin@townsend.herts.sch.uk

Head teacher: Anthony Flack

School type: Secondary Mixed

School category: Voluntary Aided

School number: 408

DFE number: 919-4606

Faith or religion: Church of England

Published Admission Number: 150

(how many children this school is admitting)

Number of children on roll: 768

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.

Townsend C of E (VA) Secondary School - Supplementary Information Form

Admission rules for a place to start in September 2024

This school is its own admitting authority.

Read Townsend C of E (VA) Secondary 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 Townsend C of E (VA) Secondary 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

150

150

Number of applications made

294

303

Number of places offered

166

178

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

Education, Health And Care (EHC) Plan

4

Children looked after

0

Medical or social need

0

Sibling

33

F1

6

F2

10

F3

5

C1

1

C2

69

Non Ranked Allocation

0

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

Education, Health And Care (EHC) Plan

3

Children looked after

0

Medical or social need

0

Sibling

46

F1

8

F2

15

F3

8

C1

1

C2

53

Non Ranked Allocation

32

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)

Yes - there are vacancies in Year 9

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 Townsend C of E (VA) Secondary School.

Ofsted report and rating for Townsend C of E (VA) Secondary School.

School officers

Admissions Officer: Caroline Dove

In Year Admissions Officer: Chloe Lee

District Schools Effectiveness Advisor: Alison Garner

Key Link Advisor: Kay Leach

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