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School Admissions

Children are admitted to Hillmead School in accordance with the policy of Hertfordshire County Council. More information on the Hertfordshire County Council policy can be found here. If you are interested in applying for Hillmead School, please contact the school office for an appointment or visit us on one of our Parent Tours.


For admissions to Reception Class in September 2020, all our parent tours are now fully booked. If you are interested in viewing the school, please contact the school office for an appointment to look round.  


For enquiries please contact the school office on 01279 656876 or

Nursery Admissions
Nursery Admissions (In Year Applications for Current Year)

We have vacancies in our current nursery class and welcome applications from children born between 1 April 2015 and 31 August 2016. If you are interested in a place in Hillmead Nursery please contact the school office for more information and to apply. If you would like to see the school and nursery class for an immediate admission, please ring the office on 01279 656876 to make an appointment to look round.

Nursery Admissions September 2020


Our online Nursery application system for September 2020 is now closed and allocations will be made on 20 March 2020 according to our policy. If you would like to make a late application to join our waiting list, please contact the school office.

Little Ladybirds Pre-School


Little Ladybirds is an onsite pre-school for Nursery parents to access their free 30 hours entitlement in the afternoons. The pre-school takes place in the nursery classroom so there is a seamless transition in care for the children staying on after the school nursery class ends at 12pm. It is also open to children 2 years and up. The pre-school is run by Early Birds and Night Owls - please contact them directly for more information and to book a place.

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