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 2022 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




Nursery Admissions September 2022

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 2022

(children born between 01.09.18 and 31.08.19)


School Tours for Nursery Admissions 

9.30am Tuesday 25th January 2022

9.30am Wednesday 23rd February 2022


Frequently asked questions:

When should we apply for Nursery?

Nursery applications can be made from 21st January 2022 to 3rd March 2022


How do I apply for Nursery?

Please complete the following form for the Templewood office team:

Early years application form  - (available from 21st January 2022)

Please return your form by post to the school office or email to admissions@templewood.herts.sch.uk 


When are places offered?
Parents/Carers will be informed of offers on 17th March 2022


Primary (Reception) Admissions September 2022

(children born between 01.09.17 and 31.08.18)

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 2022

9.30am Tuesday 9th November  2021

9.30am Thursday  2nd December 2021

9.30am Tuesday 11th January 2022


Frequently asked questions:

When should we apply for Reception?

Reception applications can be made from 1st November 2021 to 15th January 2022


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 19th April 2022

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.