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Local Authority Admissions Information

The following information is taken from St. Helens Council Secondary Education Booklet 2015 - 2016.


School Name: Rainford High Technology College
Principal: Mr Ian Young
Address: Higher Lane, Rainford, St.Helens, Merseyside WA11 8NY
Telephone: 01744 885914
Website: www.rainford.org.uk
Age Range: 11 – 18
Admission Number for Year 7 in September 2016: 290
Number of pupils on roll, January 2015: 1462

Associated Primary Schools

How places were allocated for September 2016:

The school was oversubscribed; therefore, 290 places were allocated as shown in the table below:
Admission Number
Total number of applications:
First, Second and Third preferences 
How places were allocated Final number of places allocated after late applications, changes of preference and appeals
290
Total: 515
First Preference 340 
Second Preference 143
Third Preference 87
Children with a Statement of Special Educational Need 1
Looked after and previously looked after children 4
Associated Primary 189
Brothers and Sisters 14
Distance 62
 290


The last place allocated under Criterion 4 (distance) was measured at 2.8 miles.

Please be aware that how places are allocated can substantially change from year to year.

This school has also been oversubscribed in previous years.