Key Admissions Deadlines:
Secondary Applications deadline: 31st October 2019 - Made via HCC (allocations will be received on 2nd March 2020)
Nursery Applications deadline: 31st March 2020 - Made directly to school (allocations will be received on Friday 1st May 2020)
Reception Applications deadline: 15th January 2020 - Made via HCC (allocations will be received on 16th April 2020)
Please see below for further information about admissions to Meadows Pre-School, Downfield Nursery and Downfield Primary School
Post allocation day information and support
If you wish to access post-allocation day information including details about the continuing interest and appeals process, the information is available on the Hertfordshire website at www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/admissionsoptions Those without access to the internet can contact the Customer Service Centre for a ‘What Can You Do Now?’ leaflet on 0300 123 4043.
Just a reminder that families of Year 6 pupils will need to make their secondary school application by 31st October. Applications should be made via the Hertfordshire.gov website. A link can be found below.
Primary and Nursery Admissions Arrangements
Admissions for primary school places (in Reception class) should be made via Herts County Council.
Please use the link below for more information and to make your application. Applications open on 4th November 2019 and will close on 15th January 2020
Reception Class Admissions
(Date of Birth range 01.09.2015 – 31.08.2016
Applications open on-line : 4th November 2019
Applications close : 15th January 2020
Allocation day : 16th April 2020
Visit dates for prospective parents
Tuesday 5th November 2019 9.30 a.m.
Thursday 28th November 2019 2.00 p.m.
Friday 6th December 2019 9.30 a.m.
Friday 10th January 2020 2.00 p.m.
Please call the school office to book an appointment 01992 629598 or email:firstname.lastname@example.org
If you will be making an application for Reception places September 2020, please do come along and visit us. You will be very welcome to attend on one of the following dates. Please contact the school office to book a place. 01992 629598.
Tuesday 5th November 2019 - 9.30am
Thursday 28th November - 2.00pm
Friday 6th December 2019 - 9.30am
Friday 10th January 2020 - 2.00pm
Admissions to Downfield Nursery and Meadows Pre-School should be made directly to the school. Applications open on Friday 1st November 2019.
Please click here for Meadows Pre-School Admissions Policy.
Downfield Nursery Admissions for September 2020:
Please find our admissions policy below. In it you will find all the information you need to know about how to make yourapplication and how are places are allocated. You will find a downloadable verion of our application form which can filled in using a computer and submitted via email to the following address:
email@example.com Alternatively, please return your application to the school office. Our full address can be found a the top of our home page.
Applications open: Friday 1st November 2019
Applications close: Tuesday 31st March 2020
Allocations: Friday 1st May 2020
If you are thinking about Downfield Nursery for your child(ren) and would like to visit, we are offering the dates below. Please contact the school office (01992 629598) to book onto a tour on one of these dates:
Monday 7th October 2019 - 2.00pm
Thursday 7th November 2019 - 9.30pm
Tuesday 28th January 2019 - 9.30am
Friday 6th March 2020 - 2.00pm
We look forward to meeting you and your children in the near future.
Further Information :
For more information about starting nursery, please use the following links: