Templewood Primary School

Together we can. Together we will.

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

01707 324251


Together we can. Together we will.

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 Spragg




Nursery Admissions September 2021

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 2021

(children born between 01.09.17 and 31.08.18)


School Tours for Nursery Admissions 

At present we are not able to offer visits to parents. Details will be published here as soon as we are able confirm arrangements.


Frequently asked questions:

When should we apply for Nursery?

Nursery applications can be made from (dates tbc)


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 


When are places offered?
Parents/Carers will be informed of offers on (date tbc)


Primary (Reception) Admissions September 2021

(children born between 01.09.16 and 31.08.17)

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 2021

At present we are not able to offer visits to parents. Details will be published here as soon as we are able confirm arrangements.


Frequently asked questions:

When should we apply for Reception?

Reception applications can be made from 2nd November 2020 to 15th January 2021


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 2021

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.