Herts Hot Lists

Question: How do you make a parent drool?
Answer: Just mention the names of any of these schools...

The most-wanted secondary schools in 2016

These are Hertfordshire's hottest secondary schools, attracting more applicants than any others in the county in 2016. Top of the list is Hockerill Anglo-European (again - getting boring now, guys!). The school had a total of 842 applications this year (for 68 day places). Parmiter's had an eye-popping 1480 applications (for 208 places). These schools have serious parent pulling power!

  1. Hockerill Anglo-European College, Bishop’s Stortford (12.38 applicants per day place) - NON MOVER!

  2. Parmiter's School, Garston (7.12 applicants per place) - NON MOVER!

  3. Beaumont School, St Albans (6.74 apps per place) - NON MOVER!

  4. Sandringham School, St Albans (5.92 apps per place) - UP!

  5. Queens' School, Bushey (5.55 apps per place) - UP!

  6. Bushey Meads School, Bushey (5.31 apps per place) - UP!

  7. Rickmansworth School, Rickmansworth (5.27 apps per place) - DOWN!

  8. Simon Balle School, Hertford (5.11 apps per place) - DOWN!

  9. The Hemel Hempstead School, Hemel Hempstead (4.69 apps per place) - UP!

  10. Watford Grammar School for Girls (4.63 apps per place) - NEW ENTRY!

The most-wanted primary schools in 2016

These are the schools that parents really, really want. The following primary schools attracted more applicants per place than any of the others in Hertfordshire, for reception places starting in September 2016. The most desirable school in the county yet again, yes really is Maple in St Albans – wowza!

  1. Maple Primary School, St Albans (10.03 applicants per place) - NON MOVER!

  2. Bournehall Primary School, Bushey (8.10 apps per place) - SHOCK NEW ENTRY!

  3. Aboyne Lodge School, St Albans (7.70 apps per place) - UP!

  4. Monksmead School, Borehamwood (7.67 apps per place) - UP!

  5. Abel Smith School, Hertford (7.60 apps per place) - DOWN!

  6. Spellbrook Primary School, Herts (7.53 apps per place) - UP!

  7. Manland Primary School, Harpenden (7.40 apps per place) - DOWN!

  8. Nascot Wood Infants & Nursery, Watford (7.13 apps per place) - DOWN!

  9. Templewood Primary School, Herts (6.93 apps per place) - UP!

  10. Harvey Road Primary School, Croxley Green (6.80 apps per place) - DOWN!



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