ADMISSION TO PRINCE HENRY’S HIGH SCHOOL
Prince Henry’s is a popular and thriving 13-18 Academy High School serving a significant part of the Vale of Evesham area.
For a downloadable version of the catchment area map issued by Worcestershire County Council, please click the appropriate link in the blue box.
Students come to Prince Henry’s High School from the following areas:-
1. Evesham north of the Avon (“the old town”).
2. Evesham south of the Avon and west of the Isbourne (“Hampton”).
3. Villages north of Evesham (Norton, Lenchwick, Harvington, Abbots Morton, Radford, the Lenches).
4. Villages round Bredon Hill (principally Charlton, Cropthorne, Elmley Castle, Bricklehampton, Eckington, Bredon, Kinsham, Bredons Norton, Westmancote, Overbury, Kemerton, Conderton, Beckford, Ashton).
5. South-eastern villages (Hinton, Sedgeberrow, Aston Somerville, Childswickham, Broadway).
The majority of students come from St Egwin’s CE Middle School (which serves 1, 2 and 3 above) and from Bredon Hill Academy (which serves 4 and 5).
PRINCE HENRY’S FEEDER SCHOOLS
Prince Henry’s High School is part of the Evesham pyramid. Its two natural feeder schools are St Egwin’s CE Middle School, Evesham and Bredon Hill Academy (although in practice spaces are available each year for pupils from other Middle Schools). They in turn are fed into by a number of First Schools as shown below:-
Bredon Hill Academy:
Ashton-Under-Hill First; Bredon Hancock’s CE First; Broadway First; Cropthorne with Charlton CE First; Eckington CE First; Elmley Castle CE First; Overbury CE First; Sedgeberrow CE First
St Egwin’s CE Middle School:
Church Lench CE First; Harvington CE First; Swan Lane First; St Andrew’s CE First (also feeds into The De Montfort Middle School).
Please note that attendance at one of these Prince Henry’s feeder First or Middle Schools does not in itself guarantee a place at Prince Henry’s – see Admissions Policy below.
To download a copy of the school’s Admissions Policy for pupils seeking a place in Year 9 or Year 12 for September 2018, please click the relevant link in the blue box.
Please see our Sixth Form pages for a prospectus and details of our admissions criteria for those looking to join Prince Henry’s in Year 12.
The school’s proposed Admissions Policy for 2019/20 will be open for consultation between 16th October – 11th December 2017. A copy of the consultation document can be accessed between these dates via the link in the blue box.
APPLYING FOR A PLACE AT PRINCE HENRY’S
For those who are seeking a place as part of the normal annual Year 9 intake in September 2018, the Admissions process is co-ordinated by Worcestershire County Council’s Pupil Admissions Department and their application form must be completed online.
The online application facility opens on 1st September 2017, with the closing date for online applications to be received by Pupil Admissions being Monday 31st October 2017. Applications which are received after this date may be disadvantaged when High School places are allocated. If online applications have already been submitted, it is possible for applicants to amend their form and change their school preference order prior to the 31st October deadline.
For those who are seeking a place outside of the admission time or in a different year group, the Headteacher, Dr Evans, is always happy to discuss place availability and to offer prospective parent(s)/guardian(s) and pupils a tour of the school. Please contact Mrs Ann Davey on 01386 765588 in the first instance to check place availability.
For those who may require transport to and from school, full details on eligibility and/or costs for pre-16 and post-16 pupils are given on the Worcestershire County Council website. Please note that it is highly unlikely that transport will be provided for parents who have chosen to send their children to Prince Henry’s, but who live outside the catchment area. Applications to WCC must be completed online. Please see the blue box for a link to the relevant area of the WCC website.