Templewood Primary School

Roots to Grow and Wings to Fly

Pentley Park, Welwyn Garden City, Herts, AL8 7SD

01707 324251

admin@templewood.herts.sch.uk

Roots to Grow Wings to Fly

Admissions and Visits

The school plans various opportunities for prospective parents to visit the school. Please contact the school office for further details if you would like to look around prior to an application.

Parents and Carers who are making an admission application for a Nursery or Primary place for September 2020 are invited to visit on our open mornings and meet the Headteacher.  If you would like to attend, please contact the school office on 01707 324251.

If you wish to speak to our SENCo please contact:

Mrs Natalie Moore

01707324251

senco@templewood.herts.sch.uk

 



Nursery Admissions

The Nursery class at Templewood is a mornings only class which runs from 9.00am to 12.00pm. At any one time there are 26 spaces. Children will start Nursery in September.

For information on our admissions rules when joining Templewood Nursery, please read the following document:

Templewood School Nursery Admissions September 202o

(children born between 01.09.16 and 31.08.17)

School Tours for Nursery Admissions 

Thursday 23rd January 2020 at 9.30aM

Tuesday 4th February 2020 at 9.30am

Wednesday 26th February 2020 at 9.30am

The tours last for approximately 45 minutes.  Please call the office on 01707 324251 to book a place on your preferred tour date.

 

Frequently asked questions:

When should we apply for Nursery?

Nursery applications can be made from 21st January 2020 to 3rd March 2020

 

How do I apply for Nursery?

Please complete the following form for the Templewood office team:

Early years application form

Please return your form by post to the school office or email to nurseryadmissions@templewood.herts.sch.uk by 3rd March 2020

 

When are places offered?
Parents/Carers will be informed of offers on 17th March 2020

 


Primary (Reception) Admissions
Since September 2011, children start Reception in one intake in September.
In Reception all children start in September.  A recent change made by the Government, which allows parents and carers the option to defer entry for Summer born children will take place with immediate effect.  This is a recent change to procedure and will be discussed during the tours around school.

During the Summer term an Induction meeting is held for parents. Invitations will be sent to those who are allocated a place. During the meeting there is an opportunity to meet key members of staff and arrange home-visits.

Please note that places at all community and voluntary controlled schools are allocated in accordance with Hertfordshire County Council's admissions rules.

School Tour for Primary Admissions September 2020

Tuesday 5th November 2019 at 9.30am 

Thursday 28th November 2019  at 9.30am

Thursday 9th January 2020 at 9.30am

 

Frequently asked questions:

When should we apply for Reception?

Reception applications can be made from 4th November 2019 to 15th January 2020

 

Guidance for Parents/Carers of Summer Born children

The new guidance regarding delaying the starting date of Summer born children can be found on www.hertsdirect.org

 

How do I apply for Reception?
Details of how to apply online will be sent directly to those families living within Hertfordshire. Hertfordshire County Council encourage applications to be made online. If you would like a paper copy to make your application please contact HCC Customer Service Centre. Further details can be obtained from www.hertsdirect.org

 

When are places offered?
Children going into Reception will be informed on 16th April 2020

How many children are offered a place?
The annual admissions limit for Templewood School is thirty children.

What happens if my child is already of school age?
Details of In-Year admissions can be found on www.hertsdirect.org. Alternatively, paper application forms are available from any school.