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Reception Admissions

We have 30 Reception places and have only the one point of intake each September. Our Reception places are for children who will become five years of age within the academic year they start in Reception. To find out more and apply please visit Herts County Council Admissions

If you are looking for a Reception space outside of the annual process, please click on the link to the right for 'In Year Admissions'.

Reception Admissions 2022-23

You can apply for a place at our school to start in Reception in September 2022 from 1st November 2021.  More information can be found by visiting Herts County Council Admissions.  

We are holding two open events for prospective parents:

  • Thursday 11th November 2021 at 9.30am
    Thursday 18th November 2021 at 1.45pm

If you are one of our new families and would like to come along to one of these meetings, please contact the school office either by email admin@stjohns705.herts.sch.uk or call 01923 774004 to book a place. 

When applying to our school under certain admission criteria, you will need to complete a Supplementary Information Form (SIF) and Certificate of Baptism.  Please click here to view our admission policy with more information and also find a copy of our SIF.  The SIF and Certificate of Baptism should be returned to the School Office.  Please also remember you still need to apply via the Herts County Council admission system too.

Please be aware the deadline to apply to Herts County Council and submit documentation to us is 15th January 2022.

In the meantime, you can select the links below to view aspects of life in Reception and our school:

  • Please click here to view the presentation for new and prospective parents.
  • Please click here to view our "Day in the life of a Reception child" presentation
  • Please click here to view our "Tour of the school and pupil voice"

Reception Admissions 2021-22

If you are a parent/carer of a child due to start with us in September, please  visit our New Reception Parent Information Page to view various documents and information.