Admissions

 

We follow the agreed HCC admission policy to enable all children to start school in September.

Parents are very welcome to view the school by making an appointment with the Principal. If you would like to apply, you can find all the information you need via www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/admissions.

Admission into Nursery for September 2018 (for children born between 01/09/2014 and 31/08/2015).  Please note that the process to apply for a Nursery place has changed.  Hertfordshire County Council are no longer involved with Nursery admissions and parents need to apply to each individual Nursery.  Please see the Nursery Admission Arrangements document below which gives information on the Nursery application process.  To apply for a place at our Nursery, please complete the Application Form below and return it directly to the school office by the closing date of Friday 23rd February 2018 at 9:00am.  Nursery school places will be offered to parents by letter sent out by 2nd class post on Monday 5th March 2018.  Parents must accept or reject the place in writing by Friday 23rd March 2018 at 9:00am.  

Nursery Admissions Arrangements

Nursery Application Form

We will be holding school tours for prospective parents of children for Nursery 2018 on the following dates:

Wednesday 8th November at 10:00am

Monday 13th November at 2:00pm

Thursday 23rd November at 2:00pm

Tuesday 5th December at 10:00am

Wednesday 10th January at 10:00am

Tuesday 16th January at 2:00pm

Monday 22nd January at 10:00am

Wednesday 31st January at 2:00pm

Monday 19th February at 10:00am

Please contact the school office or send an email to admin@thegroveacademy.org.uk to book a place.

 

Admission into Reception for September 2018 (for children born between 01/09/2013 and 31/08/2014).  Parents can apply online from Monday 6th November 2017 and the closing date is Monday 15th January 2018.  The last date to make a late application to be considered for allocation day is Monday, 5th March 2018.  School places will be offered on Monday 16th April 2018.  Parents of Nursery children MUST apply.

We will be holding school tours for prospective parents of children for Reception 2018 on the following dates:

Friday 3rd November at 9:00am

Tuesday 7th November at 9:00am

Friday 17th November at 10:30am

Monday 20th November at 9:00am

Friday 8th November at 10:30am

Tuesday 12th December at 2:00pm

Monday 8th January at 2:00pm

Please contact the school office or send an email to admin@thegroveacademy.org.uk to book a place.

 

Secondary Transfer for September 2018 (for children born between 01/09/2006 and 31/08/2007).  Parents can apply online from Friday 1st September 2017 and the closing date is Tuesday 31st October 2017.  The last date to make a late application to be considered for allocation day is Wednesday 31st January 2018.  School places will be offered on Thursday 1st March 2018.

Applications can be made online via www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/admissions.

Admissions to the Academy (except Nursery) are conducted by the Admissions Team at HCC.

 

Academy Admission Appeals

Hertfordshire County Council takes responsibility for all new entry and in year appeals for the Academy for the year 2018-19. 

Please click here for School Admission Appeals Timetable for September 2018 entry.

 

Determined Admission Arrangements 2017/18, please click here

Determined Admission Arrangements 2018/19, please click here

Determined Admission Arrangements 2019/20, please click here