Open Morning 

We welcome prospective students and their families to our Open Morning on Saturday 2nd October 2021.  More information here

Admissions

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

2022 Admissions

Applications for admission to Year 7 in 2022 are now open. 

The deadline for application is 31st October 2021.

School Information Form (SIF)
It is important to remember to complete a School Information Form (SIF) for WBGS. You must complete both the Secondary Transfer Form or Common Application Form (CAF) for the Local Education Authority in which you live and a WBGS SIF. The deadline for submission of the SIF is 31st October 2021.

Link to WBGS SIF  WBGS SIF - Year 7 2022

2021 Admissions

Applications for admission to Year 7 in 2021 have now closed.  The deadline was 31st October 2020.

2021 Yr 7 Application FAQ 

 

Admission Policies updated 29/08/2021
Please read our Admission policies here:
WBGS Admission Policy 2021

WBGS Admission Policy 2022
 

South West Hertfordshire Consortium Tests

The website for registering with the SW Herts Consortium will open on 12th April 2021 and will remain open until 18th June 2021.

http://www.swhertsschools.org.uk/

Information about the tests can be read here: Entrance Tests for Secondary Transfer in September 2022
 

September 2021 Allocation Information
(as of 1st March 2021, National Allocation day)

Published to website: 02/03/2021

Published Admission Number = 224

There were a total of 1074 applicants who named us as a preferred school to their Local Authority, of which 844 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

844

429

241

174

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

6

4.     Boys with a brother who currently attends the school

51

5.     Boys with a sister who currently attends WGGS

35

6.     Proximity to school

21

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 2021

 

2021

2020

2019

Furthest distance offered (in metres) under criteria 2

579.33

309.13

332.18

Furthest distance offered (in metres) under criteria 6

715.10

567.64

574.76

Lowest academic test score offered in the Watford area

200

209

219

Lowest music test score offered in the Watford area

31

36

38

Lowest academic test score offered in the Traditional area

211

218

224

Lowest music test score offered in the Traditional area

38

37

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.