Stag Lane, Chorleywood,
Herts. WD3 5HR.
Tel: 01923 282095.
Headteacher: Mrs Rebecca Roberts

Chorleywood Primary School



Chorleywood Primary School is a ‘Community School’.  We are a ‘one form entry’ school, with a capacity of thirty children in each year divided into eight classes.  Hertfordshire’s Admissions Department administers the admissions process for entry from Reception to Year 6 and our admissions criteria can be found by following this link: Chorleywood Primary School Admissions Criteria

Hertfordshire County Council admissions information can be found at or by telephoning the team on 0300 123 4043.

A step by step guide to applying for a school place within Hertfordshire can be found by clicking here.


The Chorleywood Primary School Nursery is a part time mornings only Nursery that runs from 9:00 -12:00 Monday to Friday.  We also run a lunch club where the children can stay until 1.00pm and eat either a school prepared sandwich lunch, or a packed lunch brought in from home.  The cost per session to attend our lunch club is £5, plus £2.30 if the school prepared sandwich lunch is required. Please click here to view a typical day in Nursery.  Please note, we do not currently offer the 30 hours free childcare.

To find out more information on free early education and childcare for three and four year olds, please click here. 

There is also a flyer for your information:

EYFS Flyer (252 KB)

Nursery Admissions 2017/18

Please contact the school office if you are interested in a Nursery place for this year. We are also here if you would like any additional information, or if you would like to arrange a visit to Chorleywood Primary.

Nursery Admissions 2018/19

(for children born between 1 September 2014 and 31 August 2015)

The nursery allocation process for 2018/19 will be co-ordinated and administered by the school. The application process for nursery places at Chorleywood Primary School for admission in September 2018 opens on the 5th February.

The Application Form is below which you can download and complete. Please either post or hand in to the school office after the 5th February and before the 16th March. If you are unable to print one off, please call the school office on 01923 282095 and we can print one for you.

Details of Chorleywood Primary School's Admission Policy can be found by clicking here.

Key Dates for Parents


Timeline for Admissions for September 2018

October 2017 onwards            Open Mornings. Parents are advised to contact the school office to attend an Open Morning from October 2017.
                                                Open Morning dates are published on our homepage.
5th February 2018                  Applications open 
16th March 2018                     Applications close
24th April 2018                       Offers made to parents via email
2nd May 2018                          Deadline for parents to accept offers 


The Education Department produces an information pack which informs parents how to apply for a Nursery place and this is distributed through the Health Trusts via your child being registered with a local doctor. If the number of applicants exceeds the number of places available, places are allocated according to Hertfordshire’s admissions criteria.



Reception Admissions 2018/19

(for children born between 1 September 2013 and 31 August 2014)

If your child was born between 1 September 2013 and 31 August 2014 they qualify for a full time reception place from September 2018.

The online application process for reception places at Chorleywood Primary School for admission in September 2018 is not yet open. All applications are handled by the Hertfordshire County Council Admissions Team.

Key Dates for Parents

6 November 2017               Online system opens for you to apply online.
Nov / Dec 2017                  Open events at schools. Find individual school details in the schools directory.
15 January 2018                Deadline to apply for a school place.
2 February 2018                Last date to submit a written explanation giving reasons why your application was late, for your application to be agreed as                                           ‘on time’. If you move house, this is the last date for you to provide evidence of your new address and for it to be                                                         considered ‘on time’ in the allocation process.
5 March 2018                    Applications received after this date will not be offered a school place until the week commencing 18 June 2018.
16 April 2018                     National allocation day. Hertfordshire County Council will email you the school you've been allocated, if you applied online.                                             Notification letters will be posted first class only to parents or carers who applied on paper.
16 – 23 April 2018             Continuing interest applications open. You can add new school preferences for the first continuing interest run.
16 – 30 April 2018             Continuing interest lists are created. Applicants with unmet higher preferences will automatically go on the list for those                                               schools. Parents or carers should confirm this with schools responsible for their own admissions.
30 April 2018                    Last date for accepting the place offered.
14 – 18 May 2018               First continuing interest run.
18 May 2018 (by 4pm)       Last date to register an appeal.
21 – 28 May 2018              Continuing interest applications open again. You can add new school preferences for the second continuing interest run.
28 May 2018                     Last date to register a change of preferences or for new applications to be added for the second continuing interest run.
18 – 22 June 2018             Second (and final) continuing interest run.
June – August 2018           If school vacancies occur, places will be filled from remaining continuing interest lists.
18 June – 20 July 2018      School place appeals take place during this period.
End of July 2018 (date to be confirmed)   To retain your continuing interest, you will need to make an in year application. Full details available after                                               allocation day.

For further information on key dates, along with a step by step guide to applying, please click here to go to the Hertfordshire Admissions page.

Unsuccessful applicants are able to appeal for a place through the County’s independent appeals procedure.

In Year Admissions (Reception - Year 6)

Reception to Year 6 In Year Admissions at Chorleywood Primary School are managed solely by Hertfordshire County Council’s Admissions Team and is dependent on suitable vacancies.  Please click here to be redirected to the Hertfordshire County Council In Year Application page.

Moving On..

If your child is in Year 6, you will need to apply for a secondary school place for them. Please click here to go to the Hertfordshire Secondary School Application page.

Allocation Day is 1st March 2018.  You can appeal if your child is not offered a place at a secondary or upper school that you applied for by clicking here.