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Hertfordshire County Council

School

Sir John Lawes School

Manland Way
Harpenden
Hertfordshire
AL5 4QP

Telephone: 01582 760043

Fax:

Email: admin@sjl.herts.sch.uk

Head teacher: Philip Newbery

School type: Secondary Mixed

School category: Academy

School number: 481

DFE number: 919-4028

Published Admission Number: 196

(how many children this school is admitting)

Number of children on roll: 1342

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 Sir John Lawes 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 Sir John Lawes 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

196

196

Number of applications made

859

813

Number of places offered

210

214

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

Education, Health & Care (EHC) Plan

5

Children Looked After Or Previously Looked After

1

Medical/social

1

Siblings

63

Children Of Staff

3

Trust Feeder Schools

17

In Priority Area, Nearest School

114

In Priority Area, Not Nearest School

10

Outside Priority Area, Distance

0

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

Education, Health & Care (EHC) Plan

4

Children Looked After Or Previously Looked After

1

Medical/social

0

Siblings

90

Children Of Staff

5

Trust Feeder Schools

30

In Priority Area, Nearest School

71

In Priority Area, Not Nearest School

9

Outside Priority Area, Distance

0

Distance of the furthest child admitted

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

In priority area, nearest

2371.08

In priority area, distance

1037.75

Distance of the furthest child admitted in 2022 (in metres)
Rule2022

In priority area, nearest

2060.03

In priority area, distance

1130.81

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 Sir John Lawes School

Parishes in the priority area for this school are:

Ayot St Lawrence, Colney Heath, Flamstead, Harpenden, Harpenden Rural, Kimpton, King’s Walden, London Colney, Markyate, Redbourn, Ridge, Sandridge, Shenley, St Albans, St Michael, St Paul’s Walden, St Stephen and Wheathampstead.

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 Sir John Lawes School.

Ofsted report and rating for Sir John Lawes School.

School officers

Admissions Officer: Amy Johnson

In Year Admissions Officer: Chloe Lee

District Schools Effectiveness Advisor: Alison Garner

Key Link Advisor: David Kilgallon

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