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Admission Arrangements

 

NURSERY AND RECEPTION ADMISSIONS

 

At present there are two admission processes, one for Nursery Admissions and one for Primary Admissions. Parents are invited to apply to the school directly for a place in the Nursery Class. Please see the admissions policy for Nursery below. Information is sent to families directly from Herts County Council for Primary Admissions. This explains the admission process in detail, including the admission criteria. The admission process takes place in the academic year prior to the child starting Nursery/Reception Class. There is a single intake in September for both Nursery and Reception classes.

 

Admissions to Reception Class are handled centrally by Hertfordshire County Council; to find out about procedures please click here.

 

Admissions to Nursery are made directly to the school. The application process for admission to nursery for September 2021 will open in early February 2021. Completed application forms can be emailed to nurseryadmissions@boxmoor.herts.sch.uk or sent to the school office.

 

Reception Parent Tours

 

Due to the  COVID 19 restrictions coming into force on Thursday 5th November, we have had to cancel our planned tours on Saturday 7th November.

 

We are hoping to arrange another date once restrictions have been lifted.

 

 

 

Nursery Admissions

We are now able to offer the following  options for our Nursery class f

For parents entitled to 15 hours per week the following sessions times are available 9.00am – 12.00pm Monday - Friday

 

Our nursery will be open from 9.00am – 3.00pm Monday to Friday during school term times. Therefore if you wish to extend your child’s sessions you may purchase extra time. 

Full details of prices are available from the school office.

For parents entitled to 30 hours per week the following sessions are available
9.00am – 3.00pm Monday to Friday

 

Tours dates for admission to nursery are on Saturday 23rd January 2021

 

All tours MUST be pre-booked by contacting the school office.  Times available are:

10.00am

10.40am

11.20am

12.30pm

1.10pm

 

Summer Born Children - Entry to Reception

Legally, a child does not have to start school until the start of the term following their fifth birthday. Following guidance issued by the Department for Education on 8 September 2015 the county council has amended its policy for summer born children. Children born between 1 April 2014 and 31 August 2015 are categorised as “summer born” and if parents/carers do not believe that their summer born child is ready to join Reception in 2019 they may delay their application until 2020.

 

These applications will be processed in exactly the same way as all other reception applications received at that time; there is no guarantee that a place will be offered at a child’s preferred school.

 

If parents wish to delay their application for a Reception place they are advised to discuss their child’s needs /development with their current early years or nursery provider. If parents wish their child to remain in their existing nursery school or class for a further year (rather than moving into the Reception year group) they must let their current school know before the end of the Spring term in 2019 (before the Easter break).

 

SECONDARY TRANSFER

 

Secondary Transfer is administered by Herts County Council and the individual Secondary Schools. Primary Schools distribute information. The admission process takes place during Year 6. 'Moving On' booklets are distributed by the Primary School early in September. The booklet will explain the admission process in detail, including the admission criteria. The timetable for Nursery and Primary admissions is currently as follows; precise dates will be given with the application details.

 

 

Application period

Parents Notified of Place Allocation

Nursery

1st February 2021

to 12th March  2021 @12pm

26th April 2021

Primary

2nd November 2020 to 15th January 2021

16th April 2021

Secondary

1st September 2020 to 31st October 2020

1st March 2021

 

Nursery Admission Forms

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