Under the current arrangements the LEA requires parents to make a new application for admission to the main school’s Reception Class even if the child already has a place in the Nursery.
Reception (Primary) Admissions
For admission to the Reception Class parents will receive information from the Admissions Department at County Hall approximately one year before the expected year of admission. Parents are encouraged to apply on-line at www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/admissions. You can request an application form from the Admissions Department at Hertfordshire County Council if you are unable to apply on line. The Admissions Department at County Hall process the applications and inform parents of their allocated school on-line and by post. In the Reception Class, children are admitted in September in the school year in which they have their fifth birthday.
1st November 2023 - online system opens at www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/admissions for parents to make an application.
15th January 2024 - deadline to apply for a school place.
16th April 2024 - parents will receive notification from Hertfordshire County Council Admissions with their child's allocated school place.
Dates for Prospective Parents to Visit for Reception Class 2024 (please book in advance)
Monday 16th October 2023 at 9.30am
Friday 3rd November 2023 at 9.30am -FULL
If you have a query regarding applications please contact the school office, or you may contact the Admissions Department at County Hall directly on 0300 123 4043
For admission to the current Nursery class, parents will need to apply directly to the school office. Please find attached the Nursery Application Form for Nursery places for September 2024.
Nursery children are admitted to the Nursery in one intake, in the September of the academic year during which they will be 4.
NURSERY TIMELINE FOR ADMISSIONS 2024
Monday 4th December 2023 - application system opens
Friday 8th March 2024 - application system closes
Monday 11th March to Friday 15th March - school begins to compile information
Monday 25th March 2024 - school makes offers to parents by email
Friday 19th April 2024 - deadline for parents to accept or decline places
Dates for prospective parents to visit for Nursery Class 2024 (please book in advance):
Tuesday 14th November 2023 at 9.30am
Tuesday 5th December 2023 at 9.30am
Wednesday 10th January 2024 at 9.30am
Monday 22nd January 2024 at 1.30pm
Friday 9th February 2024 at 9.30am
Thursday 29th February 2024 at 1.30pm
Tuesday 5th March 2024 at 9.30am
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org, or phone the school office on 01920 464135, to book a place to visit the school on one of the above dates.
Please contact the school office at email@example.com if you have any further questions..
Nursery places will be allocated following the same criteria as HCC for primary school allocations.
SCHOOL ADMISSION APPEALS TIMETABLE
IN YEAR APPEALS
In year admission appeals will be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.
Appellants (the person who made the appeal) will be sent notification of their appeal hearing at least 10 school days in advance of the hearing (unless you've been requested to agree shorter timescales).
Appellants will be sent a copy of the school's case 7 working days in advance of the hearing.
Details of the appeals process can be found at www.hertordshire.gov.uk/admissions
Please contact School Appeals Team for more details firstname.lastname@example.org
For admissions to all other years parents contact Hertfordshire County Council on 0300 123 4043. The admissions team at HCC will allocate a place at a school of parents’ choice. If there are no vacancies at any of the schools chosen by parents a place at the nearest school with a vacancy will be offered.
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