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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.  There are no more formal open days for this round of applications, so please do contact the School Office if you would like to look round the school.


Step 1 – The Local Authority
An application for a Reception place needs to be submitted online. The deadline for applications for places for September 2017 was Sunday 15th January 2017, online.  You must accept or decline the place offered by Tuesday 2nd May 2017.

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 Sunday 15th January 2017 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.

Admissions 2016 / 2017

The current Reception children came in under the following categories:

Siblings – 30%

Parish of St. Nicholas – 20%

Other churches in Harpenden – 25% 

Resident of Harpenden  – 25% (a couple of pupils live more than 1000m from the school)