- Hylands School
- Head: Mr Andrew Parry
- T 01245 266766
- F 01245 252570
- E [email protected]
- W www.hylands-tkat.org
- A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 18.
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Essex
- Pupils: 780
- Religion: None
- Open days: Annually in September
- Latest Overall effectiveness Requires improvement 1
- 16-19 study programmes Requires improvement 1
- Outcomes for children and learners Requires improvement 1
- Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Requires improvement 1
- Personal development, behaviour and welfare Inadequate 1
- Effectiveness of leadership and management Requires improvement 1
- 1 Full inspection 8th November 2017
- Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 13th March 2013
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What the school says...
Hylands School is a 11-18 years co-educational Comprehensive School and 6th Form College situated on the western outskirts of the County City of Chelmsford, close to the ancient village of Writtle. There are presently 700 pupils on roll, students benefit from the added advantage of small class sizes. The school occupies a large site with extensive playing fields and grounds. Hylands is part of The Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT), an umbrella organisation which supports like-minded and aspiring academy schools. Although no longer a specialist facility, the school continues to maintain a strong focus toward Maths and Science, where GCSE double and triple award courses are available as well as BTEC. It typically admits students from a catchment range within urban and semi-rural areas in and bordering Chelmsford. In 6th form, the majority student roll is formed from students rising from our existing Year 11. ...Read more
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Interpreting catchment maps
The maps show in colour where the pupils at a school came from*. Red = most pupils to Blue = fewest.
Where the map is not coloured we have no record in the previous three years of any pupils being admitted from that location based on the options chosen.
For help and explanation of our catchment maps see: Catchment maps explained
If there are more applicants to a school than it has places for, who gets in is determined by which applicants best fulfil the admissions criteria.
Admissions criteria are often complicated, and may change from year to year. The best source of information is usually the relevant local authority website, but once you have set your sights on a school it is a good idea to ask them how they see things panning out for the year that you are interested in.
Many schools admit children based on distance from the school or a fixed catchment area. For such schools, the cut-off distance will vary from year to year, especially if the school give priority to siblings, and the pattern will be of a central core with outliers (who will mostly be siblings). Schools that admit on the basis of academic or religious selection will have a much more scattered pattern.
*The coloured areas outlined in black are Census Output Areas. These are made up of a group of neighbouring postcodes, which accounts for their odd shapes. These provide an indication, but not a precise map, of the school’s catchment: always refer to local authority and school websites for precise information.
The 'hotter' the colour the more children have been admitted.
Children get into the school from here:
sometimes, but not in this year