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Applying for a place in our School Nursery


Monday 8th January 2024: Applications open (you can submit your application before this date but early applications will not receive preferential consideration)

Friday 8th March 2024: Deadline for applications. Completed applications must be returned to school before 12pm

Friday 22nd March 2024: Where possible we will email you with the outcome of your application by 12pm on this date. Notification letters will be posted for any application where it has been indicated that applicants are unable to receive information electronically

Friday 3rd May 2024: Deadline to accept or decline or your place.

If you would like to apply for a Nursery School place please print off and complete the application form and return by e-mail to or by post to Hollybush School, Fordwich Rise, Hertford, Herts SG14 2DF.

Alternatively you can drop it into the school office.

If you would like to arrange a visit to view the Nursery please call 01992 581454 

If you would like your child to attend our school, please see full details of our admission arrangements below.

Applications for Reception


Applying for a place in Reception is different to applying for a nursery place.

Applications must be made online directly through Hertfordshire County Council.


Important dates and the details of applying for a Reception place are within the Hertfordshire council website link below:



Remember to submit your application on time! You are less likely to get your preferred school if you apply late.