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Hertfordshire County Council

School

Westfield Academy

Tolpits Lane
Watford
Hertfordshire
WD18 6NS

Telephone: 01923 231560

Fax:

Email: admin@westfield.academy

Head teacher: Tim Body

School type: Secondary Mixed

School category: Academy

School number: 717

DFE number: 919-4111

Published Admission Number: 240

(how many children this school is admitting)

Number of children on roll: 1319

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 Westfield Academy's 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 Westfield 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

240

240

Number of applications made

447

465

Number of places offered

330

300

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

Education, Health & Care (EHC) Plan

4

Children Looked After Or Previously Looked After

1

Medical/Social

0

Siblings

80

In Priority Area, Nearest School

96

In Priority Area, Not Nearest School

61

Outside Priority Area, Distance

28

Non Ranked Allocation

0

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

Education, Health & Care (EHC) Plan

5

Children Looked After Or Previously Looked After

0

Medical/Social

0

Siblings

64

In Priority Area, Nearest School

82

In Priority Area, Not Nearest School

79

Outside Priority Area, Distance

21

Non Ranked Allocation

79

Distance of the furthest child admitted

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

In priority area, nearest

3000.78

In priority area, distance

5771.31

Outside priority area

545734.87

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

In priority area, nearest

3049.93

In priority area, distance

6080.07

Outside priority area

4173.07

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 Westfield Academy

Parishes in the priority area of the school are:

Abbots Langley, Aldbury, Berkhamsted, Bovingdon, Chipperfield, Chorleywood, Croxley Green, Flaunden, Great Gaddesden, Hemel Hempstead, Kings Langley, Little Gaddesden, Nash Mills, Nettleden with Potten End, Northchurch, Rickmansworth (part) / Maple Cross, Sarratt, Tring, Tring Rural, Watford, Wigginton.

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 Westfield Academy.

Ofsted report and rating for Westfield Academy.

School officers

Admissions Officer: Sarah Saunders

In Year Admissions Officer: Melissa Hardy

District Schools Effectiveness Advisor: Stephen Lavender

Key Link Advisor: David Kilgallon

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