School: Simon Balle All-through School (Year 7)
Address: Mangrove Road Hertford Hertfordshire SG13 8AJ
Telephone: 01992 410400
Age range: 11-18
This is an academy mixed-sex secondary school.
Specialist status: Humanities.
Rule 1 Children in public care (children looked after) and children who were looked after, but ceased to be so because they were adopted (or became subject to a residence order or a special guardianship order) *(please see notes below).
Rule 2 Medical or Social: Children for whom it can be demonstrated that they have a particular medical or social need to go to the school.
Rule 3 Children of Staff.
Rule 4 Sibling: Children who have a sibling at the school at the time of application, unless the sibling is in the last year of the normal age-range of the school. (Siblings must be in Reception to Year 12 and exclude pupils who first joined the school in the 6th form, Years 12 and 13)
Rule 5 Children who live in the priority area for whom it is their nearest Hertfordshire maintained school or academy that is non-faith, co-educational and non-partially selective. Note: Non-partially selective means that the school does not offer any places based on academic ability.
Rule 6 Children who live in the priority area who live nearest to the school.
Rule 7 Children living outside the priority area. Tiebreaker: distance
These rules are applied in the order they are printed above. If more children qualify under a particular rule than there are places available, a tiebreak will be used by applying the next rule to those children. Where there is a need for a tiebreaker where two different addresses measure the same distance from a school, in the case of a block of flats for example the lower door number will be deemed nearest as logically this will be on the ground floor and therefore closer. If there are two identical addresses of separate applicants, the tie break will be random.
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