Important dates for 2019

Secondary schools in Hertfordshire (includes upper schools)

You can contact Hertfordshire County Council on 0300 123 4043.

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May - August 2019:
If vacancies occur, they'll be filled from continuing interest lists.

Friday 3 May - Friday 21 June 2019:
School appeal time.

Thursday 24 July 2019:
Continuing interest lists close. To stay in the running, you will need to make an in year application.

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Primary schools in Hertfordshire (includes junior and middle schools)

You can get a paper copy of the Under 11 booklet by emailing or calling 0300 123 4043.

Late applications:
You will not be offered a school place until the week commencing 17 June 2019.

30 April 2019:
Last date for accepting the place you were offered (but don't accept it if you don't want it!)

13–17 May 2019:
First continuing interest run.

4pm, 22 May 2019:
Last date to register an appeal. Just register, if you're not sure - you can back out later if you want to.

20-28 May 2019:
Continuing interest applications open for the second run. You're supposed to automatically go on the lists for any schools that you ranked more highly than the one you got offered - but always double check, particularly with the schools that manage their own admissions (eg faith schools, academies). You can add new school preferences for any school for the second continuing interest run.

28 May 2019:
Last date to register a change of preferences or for new applications to be added for the second continuing interest run.

17-23 June 2019:
Second (and final) continuing interest run.

June - August 2019:
If school vacancies occur, places will be filled from remaining continuing interest lists.

20 June - 24 July 2019:
School place appeals take place during this period. Good luck!

June 2019:
You'll need to make an 'in year' application to stay on the lists for middle and junior schools (exact date TBC).

24 July 2019:
You'll need to make an 'in year' application to stay on the lists for primary schools.

Nursery schools and classes in Hertfordshire

All three and four year olds are entitled to 15 hours a week free childcare. Please contact the nurseries directly or visit Herts CC's website

Please note

Double check all dates with Herts CC for any cheeky last minute changes.

School admissions:
Primary schools Admission Calculator
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Herts school appeals:
Appeals advice
School appeals guides