School: Highfield School (The)
Address: Highfield Letchworth Garden City Hertfordshire SG6 3QA
Telephone: 01462 620500
Age range: 11-18
This is a foundation mixed-sex secondary school.
Rule 1 Children looked after and children who were previously looked after, but ceased to be so because they were adopted (or became subject to a child arrangement order or a special guardianship order).
Rule 2 Medical or Social: Children for whom it can be demonstrated that they have a particular medical or social need to go to the school. A panel of officers will determine whether the evidence provided is sufficiently compelling to meet the requirements for this rule. The evidence must relate specifically to the school applied for under Rule 2 and must clearly demonstrate why it is the only school that can meet the child’s needs.
Rule 3 Sibling: Children who have a sibling at the school at the time of application, unless the sibling is in the last year of the normal age-range of the school. Note: the ‘normal age range’ is the designated range for which the school provides, for example Years 7 to 11 in a 11-16 secondary school, Years 7 to 13 in a 11-18 school.
Rule 4 Children for whom The Highfield School is their nearest school.
Rule 5 Children who live in the priority area for whom it is their nearest Hertfordshire maintained school or academy that is non-faith, co-educational and non-partially selective. Note: Non-partially selective means that the school does not offer any places based on academic ability.
Rule 6 Children who live in the priority area who live nearest to the school. (Letchworth Garden City)
Rule 7 Children living outside the priority area on the basis of distance, with those living nearest to the school given priority.
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