Admissions KS3/4

We are consulting on our admissions policy for 2025-26. We are consulting on the proposal to give priority places to pupils from De Havilland Primary School into Year 7 from 2025. Hertfordshire County Council is sharing this consultation widely. 

The proposed policy is below, and we welcome any feedback you might wish to share with us. Please send any comments to: by Monday 11 December 2023.

Proposed Policy


Admissions-Policy-2025-2026-OSA.pdf All admissions to the school are administered by Hertfordshire County Council. For information relating to our selection and over-subscription criteria, please see the attached Admissions Policies:

Admissions 2022 - 2023

Admissions 2023 - 2024

Admissions 2024-2025

Admissions 2025-2026

By choosing Onslow St Audrey’s, you are allowing us to create opportunities for your child to be successful through a blend of support and challenge in a safe and stimulating environment.  We welcome visits to the school by prospective parents at any time and these can be arranged by contacting the Head’s PA, Mrs K Malone on 01707 246228.

Published Admission Numbers (PAN) are detailed in the Admissions Policies above.

For more information regarding admissions to secondary schools, please click here to be directed to the Hertfordshire County Council Website.

If you wish to apply to attend Onslow St Audrey’s during the school year, please click here.

School Admissions Appeals Timetable

In Year Appeals

Appeals resulting from in year admission applications will be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.

September 2023 Entry

Appeals resulting from secondary transfer and under 11s' applications for admissions in September 2023 will be heard according to the following timetable:

  • Secondary Transfer Allocation Day: 1st March 2023
  • Appeals to be Lodged by: 4pm on 29th March 2023
  • Appeals to be Heard: Between 2nd May and 15th June 2023 (excluding 29th May to 2nd June 2023)

Appeals lodged after these dates will be heard within 40 school days of the appeal deadline or 30 school days of being lodged, which ever is the later date.

Notification of appeal hearing  will be sent at least 10 clear school days in advance of the hearing.

A copy of the school’s case will be sent 7 working days in advance of the hearing.

Additional Supporting Information

Any supporting evidence after lodging an appeal will need to be with the Appeals Team at least 7 working days before the hearing (not counting the day of postage or the hearing date).

Please remember that any confidential medical/social evidence submitted to the Admission Authority (AA) in support of the application will not be provided to an appeal panel. If this is relied on in support of the appeal this documentation will need to be submitted to the appeals team.

Short documents (such as a Doctor’s letter which was not previously available), will be accepted up to 4 working days before the hearing. Any additional evidence or information received after this deadline will not be circulated and the panel may not accept any additional information taken to the hearing.