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Hertfordshire County Council

School

Ridgeway Academy

Herns Lane
Welwyn Garden City
Hertfordshire
AL7 2AF

Telephone: 01707 351350

Fax: 01707 351357

Email: admin@ridgeway.aat.school

Head teacher: Sarah Mitcherson

School type: Secondary Mixed

School category: Academy

School number: 512

DFE number: 919-4031

Published Admission Number: 180

(how many children this school is admitting)

Number of children on roll: 904

Free Childcare

2 year old funding: No

30 hours funding: No

Applying under Rule 2 or Rule 4?

You need to complete an extra form if you're applying under Rule 2 or 4 and return it direct to the school. This is often called a Supplementary Information Form.

Ridgeway Academy - Supplementary Information Form

Admission rules for a place to start in September 2024

This school is its own admitting authority.

Read Ridgeway Academy 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 Ridgeway Academy 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

180

Number of applications made

409

414

Number of places offered

180

210

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

Education, Health & Care (EHC) Plan

12

Children Looked After Or Previously Looked After

3

Medical/Social

0

Siblings

63

Children Of Staff

2

In Priority Area, Nearest School

90

In Priority Area, Not Nearest School

37

Outside Priority Area, Distance

0

Non Ranked Allocation

0

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

Education, Health & Care (EHC) Plan

8

Children Looked After Or Previously Looked After

2

Medical/Social

2

Siblings

48

Children Of Staff

0

In Priority Area, Nearest School

101

In Priority Area, Not Nearest School

19

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

2125.22

In priority area, distance

7320

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

In priority area, nearest

2180.86

In priority area, distance

2335.86

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 Ridgeway Academy

Parishes in the priority area for this school are:

Ayot St. Peter, Codicote, Essendon, Hatfield, North Mymms, Potters Bar, South Mymms, Welwyn Garden City, Welwyn, Woolmer Green.

Vacancies (for in year applications)

Yes - there are vacancies in Year 8, Year 9, Year 10 and Year 11

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 Ridgeway Academy.

Ofsted report and rating for Ridgeway Academy.

School officers

Admissions Officer: Sarah Nunn

In Year Admissions Officer: Ellie Clark

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