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Nursery Admissions

Applying for a Nursery place for September 2023

Maple Grove offers a one-form (30 places) nursery. We admit all children in September, giving all children a full year in nursery.

Nursery doors open at 8.45 am, and every child receives 5 x 3 hours of sessions from 9.00 am to 12.00 noon, with the option of additional hours in partnership with our onsite preschool. These can be accessed through the 30 hours free childcare scheme or cost £5.00 an hour, finishing at 3.00 pm. Please see www.childcarechoices.gov.uk to find out if you are eligible.

Nursery Tours September 2023 (Please call the office on 01442 214966 to book a tour)

Tuesday 24th January 2023 at 9.30 - 10.00

Wednesday 25th January at 9.30 - 10.00

Tuesday 31st January at 9.30 - 10.00

Wednesday 1st February at 9.30 - 10.00 

Application process

The application process for nursery admissions 2023 opens on Monday, 23rd January 2023, for all children born between 1st September 2019 and 31st August 2020.

Application forms can be downloaded from the link below, collected or emailed from the school office. Please email all applications to admin@maplegrove.herts.sch.uk or, if you prefer, hand them in to the school office.

All applications must be received by the school by 12.00 pm on Friday, 24th February 2023, to be considered an on-time application.

There may be times when more families apply to join our nursery than there are places. In these cases, unsuccessful applicants will be added to the continuing interest list (waiting list).

Applications received after the deadline will be considered late applications as per our Nursery Admissions Policy; this can be found in the link below.

Parents will be notified by email on Friday, 13th March 2023, if they have been allocated a place in our nursery.

All places must be accepted by Friday, 24th March 2023, by 9 am.

Monday 23rd January 2023 – 9.00 am The nursery application process opens
Friday 24th February 2023 – 12.00 pm Closing date for applications for nursery places in September 2023
Monday 13th March 2023 Allocation Day – Nursery places offered to families by email 
Friday 24th March 2023 – 9 am Deadline for accepting nursery places

Applications after 24th February 2023 will be accepted and treated as late applications.

Nursery Application Form

Childcare and free early education - Hertfordshire School Admissions