Secondary Transfer Admissions Information

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SECONDARY TRANSFER SEPTEMBER 2017 (Year 5 children from September 2015)

Test registration opens at 10am on Thursday 5th May 2016 and closes on Friday 10th June 2016. Please see below for link.

If you wish to register your child for our Entrance Examination and/or Musical Aptitude Tests you need to:-

  • Read our Admissions Arrangements for 2017/18 – these are available to view on our Overview page.
  • Ensure your Child’s permanent address is within one of the Local Priority Areas (LPAs) detailed below. Children who live outside of these LPAs are not eligible to sit our tests or be considered for a place under our academic/music criteria.
  • Ensure your child is available for the dates of the tests.
  • Complete the online Test Registration Form - available here from 5th May until 10th June 2016 Please note we are unable to accept Test Registrations after this date.

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The information below is intended to help you decide whether you wish to make an application to the School.

Admission Arrangements
Key Dates
Exam/Music Info
Practice Papers - also includes familiarisation papers for all families to access
Special Arrangements Information
Herts Admissions

Local Priority Areas

In order to register for our Entrance Exam and/or Music Tests your child’s permanent home address must be within one of the listed areas below by the date of registration. Children from outside of these areas are not eligible to be considered under these criteria and therefore cannot take our tests.

Parishes and towns within Hertfordshire:



Northaw & Cuffley



Potters Bar

Brickendon Liberty

Little Berkhamsted


Colney Heath

London Colney


Elstree & Borehamwood

North Mymms

Welwyn Garden City

London postcodes within the London Boroughs of Barnet and Enfield:

EN2    sectors 7, 8

N11    sectors 1, 3

N14    all sectors

EN4    all sectors

N12    all sectors

N20    all sectors

EN5    all sectors

N13    sectors 4, 5

N21    all sectors

Within Islington:

Children who have their permanent home address in the London Borough of Islington or are being educated in that Borough.

The maps below give an indication of our Local Priority Area:

PDF Icon Barnet Enfield and Islington (4.4MB)

PDF Icon Hertfordshire (6.2MB)

Locality Criteria 2 and 7:

PDF Icon Map indicating allocation of local places - Admissions 2013/2014/2015 - updated here May 2015

It is recommended that parents who live in close proximity to the School, read the Verification of "Permanent Home Addresses" document on the Overview page.



Academic places have been offered up to and including ranked position number 130.

Music places have been offered up to and including ranked position number 21.

Distance Criteria 2/7 – the furthest distance home-school distance we have been able to allocate a place to is 391.37 metres from the school.

The website will be updated regularly to reflect any further movement that takes place.

Allocation of places 2016 - this document shows how places were allocated for Admissions 2016

Historical Allocation of Places - Student Audit Reports

Reports show how places were allocated on March 1st each year according to our Admissions criterion

Student Audit Report - Admissions September 2015

Student Audit Report - Admissions September 2014

PDF Icon Student Audit Report - Admissions September 2013

PDF Icon Student Audit Report - Admissions September 2012

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