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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.


As we have a few Reception spaces available for  September 2018, you are most welcome to book a school tour. 


Please contact the school on 01582 623620 or 

Reasons to choose St. Nicholas school:

- "A nurturing caring environment"- Ofsted 2017

- "Ranked in the top ten primary schools in Hertfordshire" - The Times 2017

- "Outstanding church school" - Church SIAMS inspection 2018

Step 1 – The Local Authority
An application for a Reception place needs to be submitted online. The deadline for applications for places for September 2018 was Monday 15th January 2018, online. You must accept or decline the place offered by Monday 30 April 2018.

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 Monday 15th January 2018 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  Year






Parish of St. Nicholas



Other churches in Harpenden



Resident of Harpenden

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




Admissions 2018 / 2019

Siblings take priority for obvious reasons. The number of siblings varies considerably from year to year. For example we are currently only expecting 4 siblings for entry in 2018/19.