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Reception Open Days

Our Reception open mornings will be held on Thursday 24th and Tuesday 29th November from 9.15am to 10.30am.  

To register your interest, please call 01279 657778 or email admin@whittington.herts.sch.uk

If you would like to send your child to Richard Whittington, or would like to know more about our  school, please contact the school office on 01279 657778 to arrange a visit and to discuss how to apply.

Admissions Procedures

Pupils are admitted to Reception in accordance with the policy of Hertfordshire County Council.

 

Nursery Open Morning

Our Nursery open mornings will be held on Wednesday 18th January, Thursday 26th January, Wednesday 1st February and Tuesday 7th January 2023.  From 9.15am to 10.30am 

To register your interest, please call 01279 657778 or email admin@whittington.herts.sch.uk

 

Nursery applications

Nursery pupils can start the term after they become 3 years old.

The school now deals with Nursery applications internally.  Applications can be made by clicking the nursery admissions link below.

 

  September 2023 

  Monday 16th January 2023 - Applications open

  Friday 10th March 2023 -Application system closes

  Monday 20th March 2023 - Offer places

  Monday 24th April 2023 Deadline for parent 

Applications for Nursery places in September 2022 

 

To make an application, please contact the school office via email at admin@whittington.herts.sch.uk

 

Nursery pupils can attend full time (35/30 hours per week) or part time (15 hours per week). Additional hours are charged at £5 per hour.

 

If you wish to apply for a place during the school year, or transfer from another nursery, please contact the school office.

 

 

Reception applications

Reception pupils start in the September of the academic year in which they become 5 years old (the academic year runs from 1 September to 31 August).

Herts County Council will send parents a booklet about how to apply and the application process in early November.  

 

Reception pupils attend full time from 1st September.

 

In Year applications

If you wish to apply for a place during the school year, or transfer from another school, please contact Hertfordshire County Council at www.hertfordshire.gov.uk to make an application.

 

 

After Allocation Day

During the summer term, following pupil allocations, you will receive a set of admission papers from the school for completion. You will also receive an invitation for your child to spend some time with their new class during July.  Home visits are arranged for Nursery and Reception pupils.

 

Please do not hesitate to contact the school office if you have any further queries.

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