School: Mandeville Primary School (St Albans)
Address: Mandeville Drive St Albans Hertfordshire AL1 2LE
Telephone: 01727 754078
Age range: 3-11
This is an academy mixed-sex primary school.
Rule 1: Children who are/were in public care.
Rule 2: Medical or social need.
Rule 3: Sibling at the school at the time of application. You won't be eligible if the older sibling is in their final year at the school. 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 4: Nearest community or voluntary-controlled school (or other school/academy following the Council's 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: Children who live nearest to the school.
Rule 5: Distance. If you don't qualify under Rules 1-4, you'll qualify under Rule 5. 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 5 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!).
To read the rules in all their unedited glory, please visit www.hertsdirect.org
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