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All admissions to The Astley Cooper School are managed and decided through Hertfordshire County Council. 

For information about the admissions process please call 0300 1234043 or visit the Herts Direct website:

Secondary, Upper, Studio or University Technical College


1 September 2022

Online system opens for you to apply online

Sept / Oct 2022

Open events at schools 

Find individual school details in the schools directory

31 October 2022

Deadline to apply for a school place

28 February 2023

Allocation information available to secondary schools

1 March 2023 Allocation information dispatched to parents
15 March 2023 Date by which parents/carers may accept or reject place offered
March 2023 Date by which parents/carers must appeal forms

Admissions Arrangement 2024-2025

Please see attachments below for admission arrangements for 2024-2025.