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Reception Admissions 2022

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Reception Class Places - September 2022


Your child is eligible to apply for a Reception Class place if they were born between 1st September 2017 and 31st August 2018.


Parents of children coming up to school age will receive a booklet from Herts County Council, which contains information on how to apply for a primary school place. Applications can also be made on line at  All responsibility for admission to our school lies with the education authority, so our Headteacher will not be able to give you a firm offer of a place. 


Admissions Timetable for Reception Class Places-September 2022


1st November 2021 - Online system opens for you to apply

School Tours Available -  If you would like to book a place please e-mail your preference to stating your name, contact telephone number and how many places you require. 


Monday 8th November 2021 at 10:00am - THIS TOUR IS NOW FULL

Tuesday 16th November 2021 at 10:00am - THIS TOUR IS NOW FULL

Thursday 18th November 2021 at 10:00am - THIS TOUR IS NOW FULL

Monday 22nd November 2021 at 10:00am - THIS TOUR IS NOW FULL

Wednesday 24th November 2021 at 10:00am - THIS TOUR IS NOW FULL

Wednesday 1st December 2021 at 10:00am 

Tuesday 11th January 2022 at 10:00am


15th January 2022 - Deadline to apply for a school place

4th March 2022 - Applications received after this date will not be offered a school place until the week commencing 20th June 2022

19th April 2022 - National Allocation Day - You will receive an email with the details of the school you have been allocated. 

19th - 26th April 2022 - Continuing Interest Applications Open

3rd May 2022 - Last Date for Accepting the Place Offered


Further information and important dates can be found at

Hertfordshire County Council Reception 2022 Admissions


Please take some time to enjoy our virtual tour via the link below: