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 2017

These are Hertfordshire's hottest secondary schools, attracting more applicants than any others in the county in 2017. Top of the list is Hockerill Anglo-European (again - getting boring now, guys!). The school had a total of 795 applications this year (for 68 day places). That's serious parent pulling power!

  1. Hockerill Anglo-European College, Bishop’s Stortford (11.69 applicants per day place) - NON MOVER!

  2. Beaumont School, St Albans (6.9 apps per place) - UP!

  3. Parmiter's School, Garston (6.69 applicants per place) - DOWN!

  4. Rickmansworth School, Rickmansworth (6.30 apps per place) - UP!

  5. Sandringham School, St Albans (5.59 apps per place) - DOWN!

  6. Queens' School, Bushey (5.38 apps per place) - DOWN!

  7. Bushey Meads School, Bushey (5.28 apps per place) - DOWN!

  8. The Broxbourne School, Broxbourne (5 apps per place) - NEW ENTRY!

  9. Simon Balle School, Hertford (4.97 apps per place) - DOWN!

  10. The Hemel Hempstead School, Hemel Hempstead (4.75 apps per place) - DOWN!

The most-wanted primary schools in 2017

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 2017. The most desirable school in the county yet again, yes really, OMG... is Maple in St Albans – wowza!

  1. Maple Primary School, St Albans (10.17 applicants per place) - NON MOVER!

  2. Aboyne Lodge School, St Albans (6.93 apps per place) - UP!

  3. Harvey Road Primary School, Croxley Green (6.87 apps per place) - UP!

  4. Abel Smith School, Hertford (6.8 apps per place) - UP!

  5. Spellbrook Primary School, Herts (6.8 apps per place) - UP!

  6. Bournehall Primary School, Bushey (6.27 apps per place) - DOWN!

  7. Templewood Primary School, Herts (6.23 apps per place) - UP!

  8. Monksmead School, Borehamwood (6.13 apps per place) - DOWN!

  9. Bushey Heath Primary School, Bushey (6.03 apps per place) - SHOCK NEW ENTRY!

  10. Skyswood Primary School, St Albans (6.03 apps per place) - SHOCK NEW ENTRY!

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