Chancellor's School (The)

School: Chancellor's School (The)
Type: Foundation
Address: Pine Grove Brookmans Park Hatfield Hertfordshire AL9 7BN
Telephone: 01707 650702
Age Range: 11-18

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Admission rules for Chancellor's School (The)

This is a foundation mixed-sex secondary school.

Specialist status: Maths and Computing, Languages

Rule 1: Looked after Children and children who were looked after, but ceased to be so because they were adopted (or became subject to a resident’s order or special guardianship order).

Rule 2: Sibling. Children with a sibling attending the School at the time of admission

Rule 3: Children of staff at the school where the member of staff has been employed at the school for two or more years at the time at which the application for admission to the school is made, or the member of staff is recruited to fill a vacant post for which there is a demonstrable skill shortage.

Rule 4: Aptitude in Music. Pupils with a proven aptitude in Music (see note B).

Rule 5: Primary schools. Children attending the following primary schools: (see note C)

Brookmans Park 11%
Countess Anne 3%
Cuffley 14%
Cranborne 14%
De Havilland 6%
Essendon 4%
Ladbrooke 6%
Little Heath 6%
Northaw 3%
Oakmere 6%
Oakview 5%
Ponsbourne St. Mary’s 4%
Pope Paul 3%
St. Giles, S. Mimms 3%
St. Mary’s, N. Mymms 5%
St. Philip Howard 3%
Wroxham 4%

Rule 6: Distance Any remaining places will be allocated by proximity to the School using Hertfordshire County Council's straight line measurements.

Note B: Ten per cent of places (ie 18) will be allocated annually on the basis of a musical aptitude test based on pitch, rhythm, tempo, timbre, texture, perception of mood/atmosphere created and why. Priority will be given to applicants with the highest score in this test. In the event of a tie for the final place(s) priority will be given to those pupils living in closest proximity to the school, using the home-school measurement system used by Hertfordshire County Council. Further details concerning the test will be forwarded to parents who have applied under this criterion.

Note C: In the case of over-subscription under Rule 5, the number of places assigned to each listed school will be by fixed percentages to the remaining available places. The percentages have been set with regard to the size of the school and the historical acceptances from the individual school. Within each listed school’s application, proximity to Chancellor’s using Hertfordshire County Council's home-school measurement system, from each applicant’s registered home address to Chancellor’s will be used to decide priority. Where the number of applicants from the named school is less than the allocation, the excess places will be distributed according to Rule 6.


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