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

 

Admission into Reception for September 2019 (for children born between 01/09/2014 and 31/08/2015).  Parents can apply online from Monday 5th November 2018 and the closing date is Tuesday 15th January 2019.  The last date to make a late application to be considered for allocation day is Monday, 4th March 2019.  School places will be offered on Tuesday 16th April 2019.  Parents of Nursery children MUST apply.

We will be holding school tours for prospective parents of children for Reception 2019 on the following dates:

Thursday 18th October at 2:00pm

Monday 22nd October at 2:00pm

 

Friday 9th November at 10:30am

Tuesday 13th November at 9:30am

Wednesday 21st November at 9:00am

Friday 30th November at 10:30am

 

Thursday 6th December at 2:00pm

Monday 17th December at 9:00am

Thursday 20th December at 2:00pm

 

Thursday 10th January at 2:00pm

Monday 14th January at 9:00am

 

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

 

Secondary Transfer for September 2019 (for children born between 01/09/2007 and 31/08/2008).  Parents can apply online from Monday 3rd September 2018 and the closing date is Wednesday 31st October 2018.  The last date to make a late application to be considered for allocation day is Thursday 31st January 2019.  School places will be offered on Friday 1st March 2019.

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