What you need to know

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

Reception Admissions

Reception admissions are managed by the Herts Admissions Team.

Applications open: 2nd November 2020

Applications close: 15th January 2021

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 for Laurance Haines School 2020-2021


Nursery Admissions:

Nursery Admissions are managed by Laurance Haines School. If you would like a Nursery place for the current 2019-20 academic year, please contact us on 01923233146 for advice and see the arrangements below:

Nursery Admissions arrangements for Laurance Haines School 2020-21

The Nursery applications for September 2021 close on Friday 26th February 2021. We accept applications for 15 hours and 30 hours provision for eligible families. 

To apply for a Nursery 2021-22 place, please email admin@lhaines.herts.sch.uk


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.

School Tours

Our school will be holding school tours inline with current government COVID-19 regulations after 2nd December 2020. Dates for these tours will be announced once we are clear of the new guidance after this date.

In light of the current restrictions in place until 2nd December, we would like to offer parents the opportunity of a virtual tour and to talk directly with our Headteacher, Mr Gray.

To register your interest please fill in our contact form with your preferred option and the school office will contact you with available times and dates.

Register your interest

To register your interest in our school tours, virtual and in school*, please complete the form below.

*COVID guidance permitting.

You can also view recorded tours on our Explore Our Early Years page under 'Take a look around'.

Our Prospectus

View our 2021 Prospectus

About our Early Years Provision

View our Welcome to Early Years Brochure.

You can also visit our Explore Early Years section of our website.

Watch our School video

Take a look at our new school video.