|Institution Type: Voluntary Aided School
Age Range: 11 - 18
Religious Character: None.
School Capacity: 1363
Pupils on Roll: 1260 Boys: 705 Girls: 555
Admissions Policy: Comprehensive
Head: Mr Brian Coulshed
Tel: 01923 671424
High Elms Lane GarstonWatford, HRT, WD25 0UU
United Kingdom51° 42' 11.4804" N, 0° 23' 21.93" W
Local Authority: Hertfordshire
Parliamentary Constituency: Watford
Ofsted school description
Parmiter's School is an 11 to 18 mixed, partially selective, non-denominational, voluntary-aided school, founded originally as a charity school in 1681 in Bethnal Green, East London. It serves a wide geographical area, with 10% of admissions coming from the local area of Watford based on locality admissions criteria. It is a larger than the average size school and is popular with parents. The proportions of students eligible for free school meals, with learning difficulties and disabilities, and statements of special educational need are low. The school has had specialist Technology College status since 2000 and gained a second specialism of music in 2005. The prior attainment of students is well above the national average and rising.
School pupil demographics
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