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St Nicholas Primary School offers an excellent educational experience for your child.  We hope you will consider applying for a place.  If you wish to apply here are some steps in the process.

To begin to determine if we are the right place for your child approaching school age, we warmly invite you to visit St. Nicholas to tour the school and meet Mrs. Crouch, our Headteacher.


If you are interested in a Reception place for  September 2019, you are most welcome to book a school tour.  The Open days will be on the following dates:

Friday 12th October at 9.30

Wednesday 5th December at 1.15

Friday 11th January at 9.30


Please contact the school on 01582 623620 or 

Reasons to choose St. Nicholas school:


  • Ranked as one of the top 9 primary schools in Hertfordshire (Times National newspaper 05/2018) based on our SATS data.
  • Good Ofsted inspection (1 March 2017).
  • Confirmed as an Outstanding school as outlined in the Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools (SIAMS) Report  (November 2017).
  • Strong positive culture which focus on spiritual, personal and emotional development of the children at St. Nicholas.
  • Outstanding attendance figures

Step 1 – The Local Authority
An application for a Reception place needs to be submitted online. The deadline for applications for places for September 2019 was Tuesday 15th January 2019, online. You must accept or decline the place offered by Tuesday 16 April 2019.

Step 2 – St Nicholas School Process

If you are interested in a place at St Nicholas School, please contact the school for the relevant Clergy Form and Supplementary Information Form (also available below). These forms need to be completed and returned to the School Office as well as your online application to County.


Any applications not received by Tuesday 15th January 2019 will be considered as late applications.

If you have any problems or queries please do not hesitate to contact the School Office on 01582 623 620, where we will be glad to help. For more information, please read our Admissions Policy.



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Parish of St. Nicholas and Other churches in Harpenden




Resident of Harpenden





*A couple of pupils live more than 1000 m from the school.