How to Apply

Hertfordshire County Council manage admissions (excluding Nursery). For all admissions information including booklets and guidance, current admission arrangements and previous statistical information please follow the link to our Herts Direct Admissions pages, or speak to them directly on the Admissions Queries phone number, both below.

Admissions Queries - 0300 1234 043

Admissions Appeal Timetable 

Nursery Admissions 

Nursery Admissions are managed by Laurance Haines School. We accept applications for 15 hours and 30 hours provision for eligible families. 

If you would like a Nursery place for the current 2021-22 academic year, please contact us on 01923 233146 for advice and see the arrangements below:

Nursery Admissions Arrangements for Laurance Haines School 2021-22 (revised July 2021)

To apply for a Nursery 2021/22 place, please email


Nursery Admissions 2022-23

For children whose date of birth is between 1st September 2018 to 31st August 2019, you will be eligible to apply for a Nursery place starting September 2022.

To complete an application, please click on the link below:

Nursery Application Form 2022-23

Deadline for applications: Friday 25th February 2022 at 9am

Offer letters will be sent out on Monday 7th March 2022

Deadline for acceptance of places: Friday 18th March 2022 at 9am

Nursery Arrangements for Laurance Haines School 2022-23



Reception Admissions 

For children who are born between 1st September 2017 and 31st August 2018.

Reception admissions are managed by the Herts Admissions Team.

Applications open: 1st November 2021

Applications close: 15th January 2022

Applications must be made here. Applications after this date may still be made, but they will be considered to be late.

Please note: having a Nursery place is no guarantee of a main school place. There is a separate application procedure for Reception class.

Admission arrangements IMAT 2021-2022 (revised July 2021)

Admission arrangements IMAT 2022-2023 (revised July 2021)

Admission arrangements IMAT 2023-2024 (revised February 2022)

Information for parents and carers of children applying to primary, junior and middle schools for September 2022.


In Year Admissions 

In-year Admissions will be managed by the  Herts Admissions Team. To see if places are available at our school for this current school year, see here.

To apply for an in-year place, please see the Herts Admissions Website instructions.