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Admissions

Hertfordshire County Council coordinates all admissions to the main school – Reception through to Year 6 (this also includes all in-year applications). The County Council also provide an on-line application system for Nursery places. However, once allocations have been made the school then manage ad-hoc in-year Nursery applications. Our Published Admission Number each year is 60. All the information that you will need to make an application can be obtained from the HCC website at www.hertsdirect.org. The website includes interactive copies of application form booklets and a directory listing all schools with reception classes, junior schools and middle schools in Hertfordshire. We would encourage all prospective parents to make an appointment to view the school.

Application Process Dates for admission in the 2017-2018 School Year are as follows:

 

  Applications Open Application Deadline Allocation Day
Secondary 1 September 2016 31 October 2016 01 March 2017
Primary 07 November 2016 15 January 2017 18 April 2017
Nursery 06 February 2017 17 March 2017 25 April 2017

Transition Dates for Nursery and Reception 2017 Pupils:

 

Tuesday, 13th June (4.00-5.30 pm)

Please note that this initial visit is for parents/carers only

We would like to invite you to come to school on Tuesday 13th June to meet with Mrs Davis, our Headteacher, Mr Barnes our Foundation Stage Leader and other members of staff working in the Foundation Stage.

The main focus of this visit will be to share information on the Early Years Curriculum and our expectations regarding your child joining our school.

During this visit you will be given information regarding start dates as well as the opportunity to view our Early Years Exhibition and see our Forest School. 

Additional Dates for Nursery Additional Dates for Reception

Thursday 13th July (9.30-11.00 am)

We would like to invite you to school for this session, where you will be able to spend time in the classroom. The children will have the opportunity to make new friends and get used to the new routines.  You will also have a chance to meet the staff to share information.

During the above sessions you will be able to sign up for a home visit and another transition visit during the first week in September.

Your child will start Nursery during the week beginning Monday 11th September.

 

 

Monday 10th July (9.30–11.00 am)

We would like to invite you to school for this session, where you will be able to spend time in the classroom. The children will have the opportunity to make new friends and get used to the new routines and you will have the chance to meet the staff to share information.

Tuesday 11th July (1.00-2.45 pm)

This is another opportunity for you and your child to spend time in class.

Wednesday 12th July (11.00 am – you are free to leave when you have finished lunch)

This is an opportunity for you to have a school lunch courtesy of Hertfordshire Catering Limited. 

All children will start on Tuesday 5th September. 

Tuesday 5th, Wednesday 6th and Thursday 7th – Morning Only but stay to lunch (8.40–12.45)

Full time from Friday 8th September (8.40–3.10).

 

From September 2017 there is a new entitlement of an additional 15 hours per week free childcare for working parents of 3 and 4 year old children.  Participation in this scheme is optional for Nursery Settings and having sought the views of local families on this issue we will not be taking part in this scheme. (Nursery – 30 Hours Free Childcare)

 

We hope that you find all the information you need on the HCC website but should you have any questions or require further information or help then please contact the school office on 01707 344400 or email us.