Parmiter’s School

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County Hertfordshire
Address Parmiter’s School, High Elms Lane, Garston, Watford WD25 0UU
Type Mixed partially selective school
Pupils 1,244
Places in Year 7 180 – 25% selective           10% music
Open Days October
Competition 8+ applicants for every place
  Ofsted Report
Exam Format GL 11 Plus – Maths and CEM 11 Plus Verbal Reasoning (including comprehension)



Information about the school – Parmiter’s School

Parmiter’s School is a larger-than-average, partially selective school, with a large sixth form. The school has held specialist technology college status since 2000 and specialist status in music since 2005. It gained specialist status in languages in 2009. The majority of students are of White British heritage and speak English as their first language. Around a third of the school’s students are from a wide range of minority ethnic backgrounds, with the largest group being of Indian heritage. The proportion of students known to be eligible for free school meals is much-lower-than-average. The number of students with special educational needs and/or disabilities is much-lower-than-average. The school became an academy in July 2011. A new headteacher was appointed in 2010.