How to Apply

Hertfordshire County Council manage admissions (excluding Nursery). For all admissions information including booklets and guidance, current admission arrangements and previous statistical information please follow the link to our Herts Direct Admissions pages, or speak to them directly on the Admissions Queries phone number, both below.

Admissions Queries - 0300 1234 043

Admissions Appeals Timetable 2024

Nursery Admissions 

Cherry Tree has a small friendly Nursery for children who have their 4th birthday during that academic year.

We accept applications for 15 hours and 30 hours provision for eligible families.  To find out if you are eligible, please click here to visit our Free Childcare page. 

Our sessions run Monday to Friday:

Morning Session: 8.35am - 11.35am

Afternoon Session: 12.15pm - 3.15pm

30 Hours Funding: 8.35am - 3.15pm

Nursery Admissions are managed by Cherry Tree School.

If you would like a Nursery place for the current academic year, please contact us on 01923 245 490 for advice and see the arrangements below: 

Nursery Admissions Arrangements 2022-23

Nursery Admissions Arrangements 2023-24

Nursery Admissions Arrangements 2024-25

Nursery Applications for 2023/24

For children whose date of birth is between 1st September 2020 to 31st August 2021, you can register your interest for a Nursery place starting September 2024 here by creating an account and completing the registration form.

Reception Admissions

Reception admissions are managed by the Herts Admissions Team.

Applications open: 1st November 2023

Applications close: 15th January 2024

Applications must be made here. Applications after this date may still be made, but they will be considered to be late.

Please note: having a Nursery place is no guarantee of a main school place. There is a separate application procedure for Reception class.

Admission Arrangements 2022-23 (revised July 2021)

Admission Arrangements 2023-24 

In Year Admissions

In-year Admissions will be managed by the Herts Admissions Team. To see if places are available at our school for this current school year, see here.

To apply for an in-year place, please see the Herts Admissions Website.