Samuel Ryder Academy

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School Type
Academy sponsor led
Admissions criteria (2018)
Admission based on proximity
Oversubscribed Status
In 2018 it was not oversubscribed
Ofsted Grade
Ofsted grade it as Good

Admissions for pupils (starting September 2018)

Oversubscribed Status
Not Oversubscribed
Priority admission
No catchment area
Cutoff type
Cutoff distance
Admission number
Number of preferences

Past admissions status is no guarantee of future admissions, we advise you to always check with the school.


Admissions history

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School Admission area in 2018

  • Not Oversubscribed

This school was able to offer places to everyone who applied on time in 2018 for admission to reception.

Catchment area

School's admission trend:

  • Easier to get a place

This school's successful applicant area has been increasing for the last 2 years. This mean it's easier to get a place inside.

Primary School
  • Size of successful admission area
  • Not Oversubscribed

2017 Census

Number of pupils
Age range
4-19 years old
Class size
23 pupils
English as first language
74% of pupils
Gender split (Boys/Girls)
53% / 47% of pupils
Pupils taking free meals
10% of pupils


KS2: Achieving expected level (2015)
Not Known
KS2: Exceeding expected level (2015)
Not Known
Ofsted inspection results: View Report
CRITERIA 2014 2016
Ofsted Grade: 3 2
Quality of Teaching: 3 2
Achievement of Pupils: 3 2
Behaviour and Safety of Pupils: 2 2
Leadership and Management: 3 1
1 - Outstanding 2 - Good 3 - Requires Improv. 4 - Inadequate NR - Not Rated

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School contact

LEA contact: Hertfordshire

Schools near Drakes Drive, St Albans, AL1 5AR

School name Other schools nearby Oversubscribed Ofsted grade
Samuel Ryder Academy
No 2 - Good
Windermere Primary School
No 2 - Good
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Unknown 1 - Outstanding
Cunningham Hill Infant School
No 1 - Outstanding
Camp Primary and Nursery School
No 2 - Good
St Alban and St Stephen Roman Catholic Infant and Nursery School
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Saint Alban and St Stephen Catholic Junior School
No 1 - Outstanding
Fleetville Junior School
Unknown 1 - Outstanding
Fleetville Infant and Nursery School
No 1 - Outstanding
London Colney Primary & Nursery School
No 2 - Good
St Peter's School
No 2 - Good
Bowmansgreen Primary School
No 2 - Good
Mandeville Primary School
Unknown 2 - Good
Oakwood Primary School
No 1 - Outstanding
St Adrian Roman Catholic Primary School
No 2 - Good
St Albans High School for Girls
Unknown NR Not Rated
St Columba's College
Unknown NR Not Rated