Admissions

Year 7 Transition for September 2020

Click here for transition video by Sixth Form Students

Click here for tour of the school by current Year 7 students

Information regarding all aspects of Admissions can be located via the links below and you may also find the Frequently Asked Questions especially informative. 

2021 Admissions

Please read the documents below for key dates and information about the Year 7 Admissions process for entry in September 2021.

 

-          2021 Yr 7 Application FAQ 

-          SW Herts Consortium School Admissions Testing 

-          Admissions Policy

-          School Prospectus

 

2020 Admissions

National Allocation Day for Secondary Schools was on March 1st 2020.

Continuing interest details - PDF

September 2020 Allocation Information (as of 1st March 2020, National Allocation Day)

Published Admission Number = 224

There were a total of 854 applicants who named us as a preferred school to their Local Authority, of which 573 of these sent us a School Information Form. These were distributed between the two admission areas as shown below:

 

Total for all areas

Watford Area

Rest of the Admission Area

Other Areas

Number of applications

572

402

166

4

 

The table below gives a breakdown of the places gained under each criteria:

Criterion

Places allocated

1.     Looked After Children & children with a statement of SEN

11

2.     Proximity to the school (10%)

22

3.     Boys with a parent who is a member of the school staff

3

4.     Boys with a brother who currently attends the school

45

5.     Boys with a sister who currently attends WGGS

36

6.     Proximity to school

29

7.     Music Test – Watford area

13

                                Rest of the Admission Area

9

8.    Academic Test - Watford Area

34

                                     Rest of the Admission Area

22

Final Total

224

 

Allocation Day Data 2020

 

2020

2019

2018

Furthest distance offered (in metres) under criteria 2

309.13

332.18

541.9

Furthest distance offered (in metres) under criteria 6

567.64

574.76

911.98

Lowest academic test score offered in the Watford area

209

219

221

Lowest music test score offered in the Watford area

36

38

32

Lowest academic test score offered in the Traditional area

218

224

233

Lowest music test score offered in the Traditional area

37

40

40

 

Please note that we will not deal with admissions queries over the telephone as our calls are not recorded. Please email the  Admissions Secretary shahd@watfordboys.org with any enquiries.