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General Admissions Overview
Ralph Sadleir School is a mixed middle school, covering school years 5-8 for children aged 9-13. The school’s Published Admission Number (PAN) for the school is 90.

Our school has a three form entry cohort in Year 5 annually. Most pupils come from the adjoining first school and the other 8 schools in the three-tier pyramid. The majority of children attending Ralph Sadleir live in Hertfordshire.

Since Puckeridge and the surrounding areas have continued to grow over the years there have always been sufficient places at Ralph Sadleir School for the transfer at the 9+ age group.

All the published information for Hertfordshire residents can be found at as well as the Application Form.

To Apply For A Place
Ralph Sadleir will continue to accept all those students who choose Ralph Sadleir. In the event of the school becoming over-subscribed the criteria outlined in our school’s Pupil Admissions Policy will be applied.

To apply for a Year 5/6 (KS2 Primary) place at Ralph Sadleir School, visit:

To apply for a Year 7/8 (KS3 Secondary) place at Ralph Sadleir School, visit:

Pupil Admissions Policy


Ralph Sadleir are consulting on the admissions criteria for academic year 2023/24. Please contact the school if you have any queries.