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Reception Admissions

We have 60 places for admission into Reception each year and have one point of intake each September.

Our Reception places are for children who will become five years of age within the academic year in which they are in Reception.

Applying for a Reception place for September 2021

If your child will turn 5 years of age between 1st September 2021 and 31st August 2022, then you will need to apply for a Reception place for your child between Monday 2nd November 2020 and Friday 15th January 2021.

Unfortunately due to Covid-19 Restrictions we are unable to host prospective parent tours.   Please take a look at the videos below to find out more about our school and how to apply for a Reception place for September 2021



If you wish to apply for a school place at Holy Rood Catholic Primary School from the 2nd November please complete the following Supplementary Information and return to the school office as well as making an online application to Hertfordshire County Council by following the link below:

Hertfordshire Online Application Form

Holy Rood Catholic Primary School Supplementary Information 

Due to Covid-safe considerations, please observe the following when bringing admissions documents to school:

  • Parents of children already at Holy Rood, should drop application documents in to the school office at either drop off or pick up time
  • Parents who do not yet have a child at Holy Rood should drop off application documents between the hours of 10:00am and 2:00pm Monday – Friday
  • When entering the entrance foyer to speak to a member of office staff, all visitors must wear a mask.
  • Only one person at a time is allowed into the entrance foyer. Please wait outside of the school until invited in if another parent is already speaking to a member of the admin team.

There is also an FAQ document to assist applicants.