Downfield Primary School

Downfield Road, Cheshunt, Waltham Cross, Herts, EN8 8SS

01992 629 598

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Key Admissions Deadlines: 

Secondary Applications deadline: 31st October 2019 - Made via HCC

Nursery Applications deadline: Tuesday 31st March 2020 - Made directly to school

Reception Applications deadline: 15th January 2020- Made via HCC

Please see below for further information about admissions to Meadows Pre-School, Downfield Nursery and Downfield Primary School

Secondary Applications:

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  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 website. A link can be found below.


Secondary admission applications

Primary and Nursery Admissions Arrangements

Admissions for primary school places 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.

Hertfordshire County Council Admissions

If you will be making an application for Reception places September 2019, 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 2019 - 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 will open on Friday 1st November.

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 be filled in using a computer and submitted via email to the following address: 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 

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 7yh November 2019  - 9.30am

Tuesday 28th January 2020 - 9.30am

Friday 6th March 2020  - 2.00pm

We look forward to meeting you and your children in the near future.


 Nursery admissions policy 2018.docDownload
 Nursery application form 2020.docxDownload
 Nursery prospectus 2019 - 20.docDownload
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