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.
Parkside School is responsible for managing its own Nursery admissions. Parkside Nursery will be offers 15 and 30 hour funded childcare.
When will my child start at nursery?
Children can start nursery at Parkside the term after they are three years old.
|Child’s 3rd birthday||Nursery admission (start date)|
|1st April – 31st August||Autumn Term (September)|
|1st September -31st December||Spring Term (January)|
|1st January – 31st March||Summer Term (April)|
How do I apply?
You should apply for a nursery place within the time frames set out in the table below.
|Term your child is eligible to start Nursery||Applications open||Application deadline||Date offer letters sent||Deadline for response to allocation|
|Spring 2022||Monday 6th September 2021||Friday 22nd October 2021 5pm||Tuesday 2nd November 2021||Tuesday 16th November 2021|
|Summer 2022||Wednesday 5th January 2022||Friday 11th February 2022 5pm||Tuesday 22nd February 2022||Wednesday 2nd March 2022|
|Autumn 2022||Wednesday 5th January 2021||Friday 11th March 2022 5pm||Tuesday 19th April 2022||Tuesday 3rd May 2022|
Places will be offered in accordance with our Nursery Admissions Policy.
You can download an application below, collect one from the school office or request one via email at email@example.com
Reception Admissions September 2022
Children born between 1/9/2017 and 31/8/2018. Admissions are dealt with by Hertfordshire County Council online. Applications open on Monday 1st November 2021 and close on Saturday 15th January 2022.
In-Year Admissions, Reception – Year 6
For any enquiries about in-year admissions or to place your child on the waiting list for Parkside please contact Admissions at Hertfordshire County Council on 0300 123 4043. More information can be found here.