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April 11 2019

Admissions

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Thank you for your interest in The Grove Academy.  If you are considering enrolling your child and would like further information, or if you would like to arrange a school visit, please contact our office on 01923 674463 or email admissions@thegroveacademy.org.uk.  Due to COVID, we ask that a face covering is worn. We look forward to welcoming you to our school.

Please see below our Early Years Virtual Tour.

Admissions into Nursery for September 2022

(For children born between 01/09/2018 and 31/08/2019).  

Hertfordshire County Council are no longer involved with Nursery admissions and parents need to apply directly to our school. The Grove Academy has 39 places in our morning Nursery and 39 places in our afternoon Nursery, offering 15 hours per week Monday to Friday (term time only). We do not offer the 30 hours entitlement ourselves, however, we work in partnership with Berrygrove Early Years who operate from a building on our school site.

Please see our key dates for Nursery Admissions for 2022/23 below.

Applications OpenTo be confirmed
Applications CloseFriday 25th February 2022
Offer letters sent by school to parents/carersMonday 7th March 2022
Deadline to accept your place and return paperwork to schoolFriday 18th March 2022

To apply for a place at our Nursery, please click here to complete our online application form.

For more information, please read our Nursery Admissions Arrangements for 2021/22 document below.

If you have any queries, or are experiencing problems applying online, please contact our office on 01923 674463 or email admissions@thegroveacademy.org.uk.

Admission into Reception for September 2022

(For children born between 01/09/2017 and 31/08/2018). 

Parents can apply online from Monday 1st November 2021 and the closing date is Saturday 15th January 2022.  The last date to make a late application to be considered for allocation day is Friday 4th March 2022.  School places will be offered on Tuesday 19th April 2022.  Parents of Nursery children MUST apply.  If you would like to apply, you can find all the information you need via www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/admissions.

If you would like book a place on our Reception Tour, please click here for dates and times.

In Year Admissions

Moving schools at any point between Reception and Year 6 is called an “In Year” admission.  With effect from Friday 28th June 2019, Hertfordshire County Council are no longer involved with In Year admissions and if parents wish to make an In Year application, you will need to apply directly to The Grove Academy.  To apply for a place at our school, please complete the Application Form below and return it directly to the school office.  Alternatively, paper copies are available for collection from the school office.

If you have any queries, please contact the office on 01923 674463 or email admissions@thegroveacademy.org.uk.

Secondary Transfer for September 2022

(For children born between 01/09/2010 and 31/08/2011). 

Parents can apply online from Wednesday 1st September 2021 and the closing date is Sunday 31st October 2021.  The last date to make a late application to be considered for allocation day is Monday 31st January 2022.  School places will be offered on Tuesday 1st March 2022.

Academy Admission Appeals

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

Please click here for information about School Appeals. Please click here for Appeals Timetable 2021.

Determined Admission Arrangements 2020/2021, please click here

Determined Admission Arrangements 2021/2022, please click here

Determined Admission Arrangements 2022/2023, please click here

 
 
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