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“A school that has a very caring and supportive ethos…
being kind and considerate is very important at Our Lady”
Ofsted, 2018"

Admissions

 

CURRENT RECEPTION AND NURSERY PLACES AVAILABLE FOR AN IMMEDIATE START 

 “A school that has a very caring and supportive ethos…
being kind and considerate is very important at Our Lady”
Ofsted, 2018

 

Applications from non-Catholic families are welcome

Please contact the school office for further information.

01707 324408 or admin@ourladys527.herts.sch.uk

 

How to apply to Our Lady Catholic Primary School 

 

We are delighted that you are interested in applying for a place for your child at Our Lady School, which is a single form entry, Voluntary Aided Primary School under the Diocese of Westminster. If your child was born between 1st September 2017 and 31st August 2018, they will be due to start school in September 2022

 

2022 ENTRY

 

Our Governing Body has now determined the policy for September 2022 Entry, the policy can be found in our Documents section at the end of this page.  We are delighted that you are interested in sending your child to Our Lady’s, please do have a look at our Virtual Tour https://youtu.be/wrwEzWskzmE and our school prospectus which provides you with a wealth of information about our school. Here you can find information about our aims and ethos, curriculum, admissions and much more.

Visits to the school are now warmly welcomed and a programme of visits throughout the Autumn Term will be published in due course. Hertfordshire County Council have published a leaflet about applying for a school place in 2022/23 on their website which will give you all the information you will need.

 

Main Steps

  • You will need to complete a Hertfordshire County Council application form which will be available online from 2nd November 2022.
  • You will also need to complete the Our Lady supplementary information form (available below) and return it to the school.
  • Please note - a Certificate of Catholic Practice is not required as part of the admission process for 2022 Entry.

 

Nursery applications are open all year round whilst places are available.  The closing date for Reception applications is 15th January 2022. Offers will be made on 16th April 2022

 

 

Policies, forms and information

Document and link

Further Information

Admissions Policy 2022 Entry

 

 

Supplementary Information Form (‘SIF’) 2022 Entry

This form captures information which is additional to that which you provide on the Hertfordshire Common Application Form (or ‘CAF’). It helps make sure that the school, as a Catholic school, prioritises all applications correctly. While not a requirement, the school’s Governing Body asks that you complete the SIF to ensure that your application is given the correct priority.

 

Admissions Privacy Policy 2022 Entry

Our Lady Catholic Primary School is a data controller for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 2018 and is committed to dealing with your information safely and securely

 

There is no automatic transfer from the Nursery School to the Primary School. A further formal application must be made for entry to the Primary School. 

 

The admissions process and all its forms can appear very confusing and daunting. Please feel free to call the school office if it helps to talk about the process.

 

 

IN YEAR APPLICATIONS

 

Occasionally we have vacancies in our school outside the normal admission times. If we do not have a vacancy you are still welcome to complete our in year admission form and return it to the school. Please download the form here.

 

Previous years admissions policies

Document and link

Further Information

Reception Admissions Policy 20-21

Policy for September 2020 Entry

Nursery Admissions Policy 20-21

Policy for September 2020 Entry

Admissions Policy 21-22

Policy for September 2021 Entry

 

Hertfordshire Local Authority Information

 

For full information on the Co-ordinated Admissions Process please visit the Admissions Section of the Hertfordshire website.

 

 

Because of the current restrictions in place due to the Coronavirus pandemic, we are unfortunately unable to offer face to face tours of our school.  However, we would love you to click the link below to watch our virtual tour, which gives you a real flavour of what our special school has to offer.  We hope you enjoy it!

 

OUR VIRTUAL SCHOOL TOUR:

 https://youtu.be/wrwEzWskzmE

Please click on the link below to download a copy of our school prospectus for 2020/21. Our school prospectus provides you with a wealth of information about our school. Here you can find information about our aims and ethos, curriculum, admissions and much more.

SEPTEMBER 2021 ENTRY: RECEPTION 

 

Children born between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017 are due to start Reception Class, the first year of primary school, in September 2021. 

 

For the full timeline and guidance please download the Our Lady Catholic Primary School 2020-2021 Reception Admissions Policy.   Appeals information can be found here.

 

The application process for 2021 Entry to Reception opens on Monday 2nd November and closes on Friday 15th January 2021.  Offers will be made by the Local Authority on 16th April 2021. 

 

 You will need to complete a Hertfordshire County Council application form using the following link: https://www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/actweb/education/admissions/startpage.cfm

 

You will also need to complete our Supplementary Information Form (available below) and return it to the school office.

 

SEPTEMBER 2021 ENTRY: NURSERY

 

The application process for 2021 Entry to Nursery is now open and closes on Friday 27th November 2020.  

 

For the full timeline and guidance please download the Our Lady Catholic Primary School 2020-2021 Nursery Admissions Policy.   Appeals information can be found here. 

 

Applications to the Nursery class at Our Lady Catholic Primary School must be made by returning the Supplementary Information Form  (SIF) directly to the School Office.

 

There is no automatic transfer from the Nursery School to the Primary School. A further formal application must be made for entry to the Primary School. 

 

The admissions process and all its forms can appear very confusing and daunting. Please feel free to call the school office if it helps to talk about the process.

 

IN YEAR APPLICATIONS

 

Occasionally we have vacancies in our school outside the normal admission times. If we do not have a vacancy you are still welcome to complete our in year admission form and return it to the school. Please download the form here.

 

SEPTEMBER 2021 ENTRY: DETERMINED POLICY 

Our Governing Body has now determined the policy for September 2021 Entry, the policy can be found in our Documents section at the end of this page.  Please check back throughout the Autumn Term for further information and feel free to come along to one of our Summer Term Open Days.

Policies, forms and information

Document and link

Further Information

 

Supplementary Information Form (‘SIF’) 2021 Entry

This form captures information which is additional to that which you provide on the Hertfordshire Common Application Form (or ‘CAF’). It helps make sure that the school, as a Catholic school, prioritises all applications correctly. While not a requirement, the school’s Governing Body asks that you complete the SIF to ensure that your application is given the correct priority.

 

Admissions Privacy Policy 2021 Entry

Our Lady Catholic Primary School is a data controller for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 2018 and is committed to dealing with your information safely and securely

 

Admissions Policies

Document and link

Further Information

Reception Admissions Policy 20-21

Policy for September 2020 Entry

Nursery Admissions Policy 20-21

Policy for September 2020 Entry

Admissions Policy 21-22

Determined Policy for September 2021 Entry

 

Hertfordshire Local Authority Information

 

For full information on the Co-ordinated Admissions Process please visit the Admissions Section of the Hertfordshire website.

 

 

Copies of all the documents  and forms (with the exception of the Certificate of Catholic Practice)  are available at the school.

 

The Hertfordshire timetable for Co-ordinated Admissions for 2019-20 can be found here: https://www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/services/schools-and-education/school-admissions/primary-junior-and-middle-schools/important-dates-primary-junior-and-middle-school-admissions.aspx

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