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School Admissions

Children from Reception to Year 6 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. Nursery admissions information is lower down the page.


For parents interested in applying to Hillmead School, we are very pleased to be able to provide you with a virtual tour of the school, a talk by our Headteacher, Mrs Michelle Shenston, and a video of our nursery class. We hope you will find them both informative and entertaining - please enjoy!


Hillmead Primary School Virtual Tour

Headteacher's Talk from Mrs Shenston

Tour of Nursery Class with Mrs. Anderson

Nursery Admissions

Applications for the new academic year starting September 2022 can be made from Monday 17th January 2022. using the below online application system. Further details of the application process, timescales and nursery admissions criteria can be found in the admissions policy below. Applications will close on Thursday 10th March 2022 at 3.30pm.

We are holding a number of parent tours of our school and nursery class in January and February. Numbers will be limited and offered on a first come first served basis. Tours are taking place on the following dates:


Tuesday 18th January 10am - 11am

Monday 31st January 10am - 11am

Friday 25th February 10am - 11am


Please contact the school office by email at to reserve a place, giving your child's first name and date of birth and a contact number. 


Nursery Admissions (In Year Applications for Current Year)

We are pleased to accept applications for our current nursery class. Please contact the office for details of how to apply.

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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