Knebworth Parish Council

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Tags: Education

New Free School in Stevenage

Council propose location for new Free School in Stevenage

The Michaela Community School was one of 22 secondary free schools announced in the DfE's latest wave of successful applications for free schools across the country.

Although Hertfordshire County Council was not involved in the bid, further secondary school places are needed in Stevenage to meet the demand anticipated from new housing growth... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 22 Jul 2019 11:38 by Claire Graham

Tags: Education

Youth Connexions - Survey

Youth Connexions Hertfordshire Survey

The Hertfordshire County Council Children's Service helps prevention and early intervention to support young people challenged in education, their community or home life in order to ensure access to a range of opportunities enjoyed by their peers and a successful transition to adulthood by improving outcomes for young people, providing youth work projects and programmes,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 May 2018 10:42 by Claire Graham

Tags: Consultation, Education, Services

School Admission Arrangements 2019/20

Hertfordshire County Council's admission arrangements for 2019/20 were determined at Cabinet on 19 February 2018. The arrangements are now published on our website at the following link:

Hertfordshire County Council's school admission arrangements for 2019/20

The admission arrangements for own admitting authority schools are also available on our website at the following link:

Academy, Voluntary Aided... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 16 Mar 2018 09:40 by Claire Graham

Tags: Education

Schools Admission Consultation 2019/20

Hertfordshire County Council's Admission Arrangements 2019/20

Hertfordshire County Council seeks feedback on proposals to amend the 2019/20 admission arrangements for community/voluntary controlled primary, junior and middle schools, and to reduce the Published Admission Number (PAN) at Watton-at-Stone Primary School. The proposals are outlined below:

1.To amend the wording and definition of 'Rule 5... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:20 by Claire Graham

Tags: Education

Hitchin Boys' Admissions Arrangements

Hertfordshire County Council is planning an expansion of Hitchin Boys School from September 2018. The school is consulting on the proposed admissions arrangements for 2018-2019 and the changes are designed to help accommodate the expected significant increase in local demand whilst ensuring that the school continues to serve the town of Hitchin and the surrounding villages.

The main proposal is to amend... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 22 Nov 2016 09:39 by Claire Graham

Tags: Consultation, Education

Power Cut Help Line - 105

Today is the launch of the new national power cut phone line – 105.

The number, which is available to electricity customers in England, Scotland and Wales, will enable people to report or get information about power cuts as well as report damage to electricity power lines and substations that could put themselves, or someone else, in danger. 105 is funded and delivered by the electricity network... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Sep 2016 10:14 by Claire Graham

Tags: Education

Secondary School Allocations

More than 95 per cent of Hertfordshire children have been allocated a place at one of their preferred secondary or upper schools.

Despite a slight increase in the number of applications compared to last year, more children have been allocated a place at one of their ranked schools.

Of the 13,189 Hertfordshire children who applied this year, 12,533 have a place at a preferred school (95 per cent) and... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 10 Mar 2016 14:01 by Claire Graham

Tags: Education

Application for Primary School Place

If your child was born between 1 September 2011 and 31 August 2012 the online application system for a primary school place opened on 9 November 2015 and will close on 15 January 2016. Places will be offered on 18 April 2016.

For more information go to the HCC website.

Posted: Wed, 11 Nov 2015 16:50 by Claire Graham

Tags: Education