Alban City School

School: Alban City School
Type: Academy
Address: 7 Hatfield Road St Albans Hertfordshire AL1 3RR
Telephone: N/A
Age Range: 4-11

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Admission rules for Alban City School

This is an academy (free) mixed-sex primary school.

Rule 1: Children in public care (children looked after).

Rule 2: Medical or social needs. Children for whom it can be demonstrated that they have particular medical or social needs to go to this specific school.

Rule 3: Siblings. Children who have a sibling on the roll of the school at the time of application i.e. reception through to year 5.

Rule 4: Founders. Children of a founder member of Alban City School.

Rule 5: It's your nearest community or voluntary-controlled school or own admitting school/academy/free school that follows Hertfordshire's admission Rules. You will only qualify under Rule 5 for one school – find out which one by calling Hertfordshire County Council on 0300 123 4043. Tiebreaker: Priority will be given for students living nearest to the school (closest applicants take priority).

Rule 6: Distance. If you don't qualify under Rules 1-5, you'll qualify under Rule 6.

Tiebreaker: distance to the school (closest applicants take priority).

Top tip: Not sure what your closest community or VC school is? Ask Herts CC (tel: 0300 123 4043). While you're waiting for a response, use Rule 6 in the Admission Calculator. If you're interested in the school, that's your worst case scenario.

Special note: Any child with a statement of special educational needs, that names the school, will be offered a place (because that's the law!). 


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