Harpenden Academy

School: Harpenden Academy
Type: Free
Address: Vaughan Road Harpenden Hertfordshire AL5 4EN
Telephone: 01582 793840
Email: office@harpendenfreeschool.org.uk
Age Range: 4-11

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Admission rules for Harpenden Academy

This is a primary free School. These rules have been renumbered so that you can use SchoolGuru. 

Rule 1: Children looked after (i.e. children in local authority care) and or previously looked after (adopted or those with special guardianship or residence orders).

Rule 2: Children who are entitled to the Pupil Premium on the day after the close of applications and whose permanent home address is within Harpenden Town Parish boundary, as determined and published by St Albans City and District Council. Up to a maximum of 15 places allocated on this basis, by random selection if oversubscribed under this criterion.

Rule 3: Children of staff employed by the school as at the date of admission.

Rule 4: Allocation 1 which will account for up to 50% of the remaining places. These Rules are for those whose permanent home address is within Harpenden Town Parish boundary as determined and published by St Albans City and District Council. Priority will be given to applicants with siblings in the school at the time of entry. Should there be more siblings under this rule than places available, the tie-breaker will be random selection. All unsuccessful candidates will be included in Allocation 2. 

Rule 5: Allocation 2 is for up to 50% of any remaining places, regardless of geographical proximity or county boundaries, including those who were unsuccessful in allocation 1. If there are more applications than places available then places will be allocated (i) to siblings and (ii) by random selection.

Rule 6: Remaining places.


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