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Essendon School Admissions Statement

Nursery admissions

Our nursery caters for children who will turn four years of age during the academic year.

We offer a highly flexible approach to ensuring that all children make a positive and successful start to Nursery, including accommodating reduced timetables and a January start where appropriate.

We accept children on the government's 15 and 30 hours free childcare scheme, and welcome visits from prospective parents. To arrange a visit, please contact the school office. Further details of our Nursery provision can be found in our Nursery Provision policy click on the link below.

If you are ready to apply for a place, you can download our Nursery Application form below.

Nursery Application Form

Please contact the Office on

Admissions to Reception and other year groups

We welcome visits from prospective parents and pupils, and encourage you to contact the school office to arrange a tour. 


As a Voluntary Controlled (VC) school, our admissions processes are administered by Hertfordshire County Council under their Primary Admissions Policy.  This includes In-Year applications which can be completed online at the HCC website listed below. 

For further information, or to apply for a place at Essendon for your child, please follow the link below:

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