Mill Hill County High School
is a large secondary school located in Mill Hill
It is for students aged 11 to 18. The school has 1,700 pupils as of 2009. The current headmaster
of the school is Geoffrey Thompson.
It is currently running well above its designed capacity. It is situated just east of the A1
, next to and south of Nut Wood. It is north of Marsh Lane
(A5109), and one mile north-east of . The London Gateway services
are just under a mile to the west. Moat Mount, the area where it was built, is one of the highest points in London
The Orange Hill Grammar School
(separate boys' and girls' schools) was on Abbots Road
(next to Orange Hill Road
) in Burnt Oak
(Edgware), and next to the former Burnt Oak site of St James' Catholic High School
. The Orange Hill school became Orange Hill Senior High School in the early 1970s, and was a mixed comprehensive. It merged with the Moat Mount School, which was where the current school is, in the 1980s. The Moat Mount School had around 900 boys and girls and a sixth form.
In the early 1990s, it became a grant-maintained school, opting out of the borough of Barnet. It became a technology college in 1994. In 1995 it applied to become a selective school, becoming selective in 1996 and can select up to 25% of its intake. By 1999 it had 1,000 applications for its 200 places.