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​Admissions

Primary Admissions  

All applications for Reception through to Year 6 are dealt with by the 'School Admissions and Transport' department at Hertfordshire County Council. Please visit www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/admissions.

Primary admissions for September 2024 - The application process for applying for a Reception place for September 2024 for children born between 1 September 2019 and 31st August 2020 closed on Monday 15th January 2024. All the information you need can be found on the Hertfordshire County Council website

For any further information please call the school office on 01438 352706. 

 

Primary admissions for September 2025 - This round opens in October 2024.

 

A Supplementary Information Form (SIF) is required if applying under category 4,5 or 6.

 

 

Nursery Admissions

All Nursery applications have to be made directly to the school using the School's application form.  Please refer to the policy for full details on how to apply and what information is required.

Offers will be made on a first come first served basis and we will continue to allocate places until we are full.

We are offering 30 hours for your nursery child  9am - 3.15pm (subject to your eligibility).

 

Nursery Admissions for 2024/25

We still have places for Nursery for September 2024. 

Please call the school office on 01438 352706 to arrange to arrange a visit.

An admissions' application form for children starting Nursery in September 2024 can be found via the link below. A Supplementary Information Form (SIF) is only required if we are over subscribed, so please check with the office if you need to submit a SIF.

 

In Year Applications 

In year applications are where children wish to change school outside the usual transfer period. 

For In Year Admissions refer to page 8 of the School's Primary Admissions Policy above.

Please go to Hertfordshire Admissions for further information about In Year Admissions including how to apply online. 

 

Breakfast Club available from 7.40am - 8.55am 
After School Club available from 3.15pm - 5.30pm (Friday 5pm)

 

For further information or if you would like to arrange a visit please call the school office on 01438 352706 or email admin@stnicholas120.herts.sch.uk

 

SCHOOL ADMISSION APPEALS IMPORTANT INFORMATION

All parents now need to set up an appeals account in order to appeal.  The online appeals portal is the same for all parents and is found here: School Admission Appeal | Hertfordshire County Council

In order to set up an account, the following codes are needed:

  • Application Reference Number
  • Child ID

Transfer appeals

Hertfordshire parents can access the codes they need in order to set up an appeals account via their admissions account.  They can see them on the page where they are told their allocation. 

Parents who live out-of-county or who applied on paper will need to contact our Customer Service Centre on 0300 123 4043 in order to obtain their registration details to gain access. These they will be sent via automated email.

TIMETABLE

In year appeals

Appeals resulting from in year admission applications will be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged

September 2024 entry

Appeals resulting from secondary transfer and under 11s applications for admission in September 2024 will be heard according to the following timetable:

  Allocation day Appeals lodged by Appeals to be heard between

Secondary 

Transfer

1 March 2024 4pm on 29 March 2024

2 May – 15 June 2024

(excluding 29 May – 2 June)

Under 11s

(Primary Reception, Junior / Middle)

16 April 2024 4pm on 16 May 2024 13 June – 18 July 2024

Appeals lodged after these dates will be heard within 40 school days of the appeal deadline or 30 school days of being lodged, which ever is the later date.

Appellants will be sent notification of their appeal hearing at least 10 clear school days in advance of the hearing.

Appellants will be sent a copy of the school's case 7 working days in advance of the hearing.

Additional supporting information

If an appellant wishes to any supporting evidence after lodging an appeal, they will need to get that to the Appeals Team at least 7 working days before your hearing, (not counting the day of postage or the hearing date)

Please remember that any confidential medical/social evidence submitted to the Admission Authority (AA) in support of your application will not be provided to an appeal panel.  If you wish to rely on this in support of your appeal you will need to submit this documentation to the Appeals Team.

If the appellant has a short document (like a doctor’s letter which was not previously available), this will be accepted up to 4 working days before the hearing.  Any additional evidence received after this deadline will not be circulated and the panel may not accept any additional information taken to the hearing.