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We look forward to welcoming you to our school

Choosing a new school is an important decision, so we’d be happy to arrange a tour – just contact us. Whether you are considering our Nursery, entry into Reception, or into another year group, we encourage you to see and experience our school for yourself – get in touch!

Prospectus

Please visit our Wraparound Care page for more information on our full wraparound care before and after school. 

To apply for a place at any other time than the normal round of admissions into Reception, please see the section below on In-Year Admissions.

Governors’ policies and supplementary information forms for admission

School Entry September 2018 - August 2019

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School Entry September 2019 - August 2020

We have 60 places available for September 2019 for children born between 1st September 2014 and 31st August 2015.

5th November 2018 - Online application for reception places opens
15th January 2019 - Online application for reception places closes
16th April 2019 - Allocation of places made
30th April 2019 - Deadline for accepting places
13th-17th May 2019 - First round Continuing Interest
17th-23rd June 2019 - Second round Continuing Interest

Thomas Coram, our linked junior school, invites all parents considering a school for Reception to visit them as well and see the whole primary journey.

Please ring the school office if you would like to visit on 01442 865781.

School Entry September 2020 - August 2021

Nursery September 2019 - August 2020

Maintained schools in Hertfordshire are now responsible for the admissions of children to nursery.

The schools in Berkhamsted (Bridgewater, Greenway, St Mary's, Swing-Gate, Victoria and Westfield) are working together to ensure the process is the same in each school and that parents receive consistent information that will enable them to make informed decisions about their preferred nursery school. 

The following timeline for Nursery applications is being followed by the schools listed above: 

4th February 2019 – Nursery applications open

Applications can be made by completing the Nursery Application form. A paper copy of the form is available from the school office on request. Completed applications can be emailed to admin@victoria.herts.sch.uk or returned to the school office.

15th March 2019 – Nursery applications close

Applications close for on-time applications. (Applications can be accepted at any point after this date, but will be dealt with after on-time applications.)

29th April 2019 – Nursery places offered

Places will be offered by email to families.

10th May 2019 – Deadline for accepting Nursery places

After 4th May, we can continue to accept applications and allocate Nursery places to children, based on availability. Please contact the school office.

10th May 2019 onwards – Continuing Interest

If there are more applications than the number of places available, parents/carers may request for their child’s name to be added to the waiting list. Any places which become available will be allocated according to our published admissions criteria 

Nursery Forms

Nursery Admissions 2019-2020 Online Form

Nursery Provision

For more information on Nursery provision, including full wrap around care - Breakfast, Lunch and After-School please visit here.

Clergy Form

Families wishing St Peter’s clergy to sign the clergy form must ensure that they sign the registration book when attending services.The book will be at the back of St Peter’s church during the 9.30am Sunday Eucharist. Parents attending other services should ask a member of clergy for the book.

Clergy Form 2019-2020

In-Year Admissions (including during the summer holiday)

As a voluntary aided school, we are our own admissions authorory. You should apply direct to the school, if you are interested in applying for a place. During summer holidays, contact the school office via email admin@victoria.herts.sch.uk. We are happy to take application requests at any time.

In-Year Admissions form (September 2019-August 2020)