Crabtree Junior

School: Crabtree Junior
Type: Academy
Address: Crabtree Lane Harpenden Hertfordshire AL5 5PU
Telephone: 01582 623501
Age range: 7-11

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Admission rules for Crabtree Junior

This is an academy mixed-sex primary school. It's a junior school, linked to Crabtree Infants' School.

Rule 1: Children who are/were in public care.

Rule 2: Medical or social need. You must provide supporting evidence from a doctor, psychologist or other professional, demonstrating that this is the only school that meets your child's needs. Medical priority is given to children with an exceptional illness or disability (for example, restricted mobility). Social priority is given to children whose education would be seriously affected if they did not go to a particular school.

Rule 3: Linked school - children who attend Crabtree Infant School at the time of application. 

Rule 4: Sibling at the school. The sibling has to be on the roll of the school or linked school at the time of application (and not in their final year). A sibling means the sister, brother, half brother or sister, adopted/foster brother or sister, or child of the parent/carer or partner. The sibling must live in the same house as your child from Monday to Friday.

Rule 5: Children of staff. 

Rule 6: Nearest community or voluntary-controlled school (or other school/academy following the Council's Rules). You will only have one 'nearest' school. Tiebreaker: Distance.

Rule 7: Distance. If you don't qualify under Rules 1-6, you'll qualify under Rule 7. Tiebreaker: Distance.

Top tip: Not sure what your 'nearest' school is? Find out using Hertfordshire County Council's nearest school tool -

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

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