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Croxley Danes School 11 plus: a parents' guide for 2022

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Croxley Danes School 11 plus: A Parents' Guide for 2022


Croxley Danes School is a co-educational secondary state school that opened in 2017 in Southwest Hertfordshire. The school has moved from its first location, St Clements Danes School and in 2020 moved to a new location at the end of Baldwins Lane.

Croxley Danes is a new school that has many new state of the art facilities. The school promotes a safe and happy environment for the children that attend and boasts many opportunities in the areas of music and sport.

11 plus exam information for Croxley Danes School

  • Address: Baldwins Ln, Croxley Green, Rickmansworth WD3 3LR

  • County: Hertfordshire

  • Admissions contact: [email protected]

  • School type: co-educational state school

  • Number of pupils: 477

  • Number of places in Year 7: 180

  • Open day date: September

Croxley Danes School term dates

Croxley Danes School term dates for 2022/2023 are as follows:

  • Autumn term: 2nd September (Year 7 and 12), 5th September (all students) to 20th December

  • Half term: 24th october to 31st October

  • Spring term: 9th January to 30th March

  • Half term: 13th February to 20th February

  • Sumer term: 17th April to 20th July

  • Half term: 29th May to 5th June

What is the catchment area for Croxley Danes School?

In 2021, the last place awarded on National Offer day (1st March 2021) was at a distance of 2021.02m from the address point on the permanent site of the school in Baldwins Lane, Croxley Green, Rickmansworth, Herts, WD3 3LR.

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Croxley Danes School admissions process

As a new school, Croxley Danes School does not admit pupils based on an academic entrance test. However, there are 18 places available each year to students who apply under the Musical Aptitude criterion, for which registration information can be found here. All applicants must reside in Hertfordshire.

How and when to apply to Croxley Danes School

To apply to Croxley Danes School, an application form must be completed and sent to the school admissions office. Parents are able to download the application form from the Croxley Danes School website. All application details will be sent to Hertfordshire Local Authority, to allow the child’s most recent school to be contacted for information on the child’s application.

You will also need to complete a secondary application form provided by Hertfordshire County Council. The applicant must state on the form that Croxley Danes School is one of their preferences.

Both application forms must be completed and returned by 31st October. Offers will be sent to applicants at the beginning of March.

Applicants who are children of school staff must state on the application form that they belong to criterion 3. Applicants with musical aptitude must apply under criterion 4 and need to complete a supplementary information form.

Croxley Danes Secondary Transfer Open Day is held in September and it is highly recommended to attend to get a feel for the school.

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