Downfield Primary School

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

01992 629 598

Wishing you all a restful and healthy half term. We look forward to seeing you on 1st November.

Early Years, Primary and Secondary Admissions 

Making applications for children to join and educational establishment involves important decision making. If your child already attends Downfield, we hope the following information will support you in choosing those next steps. If you are considering joining Downfield, we would like to offer a warm welcome and hope you find everything you need on this page. 

Under normal circumstances, we would urge you to visit us here at Downfield so that we could welcome you personally and show you our school. Unfortunately, we are unable to offer this at the present time. However, if and when we are able to welcome you here in person, we will publish dates and organise appointments for groups of parents to visit the school. We very ,much look forward to doing this as soon as it is safe. 


In the meantime, please take a look at our video showing our wonderful nursery classroom.


Our Nursery Garden

Key Admissions Dates

How to apply

Preschool and Nursery applications are made directly via the school. Application forms and relevant policy documents can be found below. 

Primary (Reception Class) applications are made via the HCC admissions site. Click here to access the site.

Secondary (Year 7 onwards) applications are made via the HCC admissions site. Click here to access the site. 

Nursery Applications:

 Nursery Admissions Policy 2021.docxDownload
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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.