Samuel Ryder Academy (reception)

School: Samuel Ryder Academy (reception)
Type: Academy
Address: Drakes Drive St Albans Hertfordshire AL1 5AR
Telephone: 01727 859382
Age range: 4-18

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Admission rules for Samuel Ryder Academy (reception)

This is an academy mixed-sex school (that goes through to age 18). The standard intake points are Reception and Year 7. 


  1. Children who are/were in public care (looked after children)

  2. Medical or social: children for whom it can be demonstrated that they have a particular medical or social need to go to the Academy. A panel of governors will determine whether the evidence is sufficiently compelling to meet the requirements for this rule. The evidence must relate specifically to the Academy applied for under rule 2 and must clearly demonstrate why it is the only school that can meet the child’s needs.

  3. Sibling: Children who have a sibling on roll of the Academy at the time of application.

  4. Children of staff.

  5. Nearest school: Children for whom it is their nearest school or academy (includes all schools apart from faith schools).

  6. Distance: Children who live nearest the Academy. (Straight line system of measurement from a child’s home address point to the address point of the school will be used for all admission distances.) 


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