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Hertfordshire County Council

School

The Astley Cooper School

St Agnell's Lane
Hemel Hempstead
Hertfordshire
HP2 7HL

Telephone: 01442 394141

Fax: 01442 401407

Email: admin@astleycooper.herts.sch.uk

Head teacher: Sam Orsborne

School type: Secondary Mixed

School category: Foundation

School number: 804

DFE number: 919-4499

Published Admission Number: 180

(how many children this school is admitting)

Number of children on roll: 913

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 Astley Cooper 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 Astley Cooper 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

180

Number of applications made

338

343

Number of places offered

180

180

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

Education, Health & Care (EHC) Plan

3

Children Looked After Or Previously Looked After

2

Medical/Social

0

Siblings

66

In Priority Area, Nearest School

90

In Priority Area, Not Nearest School

19

Outside Priority Area, Distance

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

1

Medical/Social

0

Siblings

59

In Priority Area, Nearest School

88

In Priority Area, Not Nearest School

24

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

1542

In priority area, distance

2855.16

Outside priority area

None

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

In priority area, nearest

1315.22

In priority area, distance

4098.26

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 The Astley Cooper School

Parishes in the priority area for this 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 and Wigginton.

Vacancies (for in year applications)

Yes - there are vacancies in Year 7 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 Astley Cooper School.

Ofsted report and rating for The Astley Cooper School.

School officers

Admissions Officer: Samara Partridge

In Year Admissions Officer: Hallam Rouget

District Schools Effectiveness Advisor: Keith Gould

Key Link Advisor: Kay Leach

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