Maple Grove

Primary School

"Learning and Growing Together"


Reception Admissions Process 2023


1st November 2022 Online system opens for you to apply


We can offer tours of the school on the following dates:


Wednesday 2nd November at 2pm

Wednesday 9th November at 2pm

Wednesday 23rd November at 2pm


*Please call the school to book your required date as places are limited


15th January 2023 Deadline to apply for a reception place


17th April 2023 Allocation day


For further information about reception, in year admissions or secondary transfer please visit: 

Hertfordshire School Admissions

Maple Grove Primary School Nursery Admissions Process 2022

Applying for a school Nursery place 2022 - 2023


The application process for nursery admissions 2022 opens on Monday 21st February 2022 for all children born between 1st September 2018 and 31st August 2019.


Application forms can be downloaded from the link below, collected or emailed from the school office. Please return all applications by email to or if you prefer, hand in to the school office.


All applications must be received by the school no later than 4.00pm on Friday 25th March 2022 to be considered as an on time application.


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


Nursery doors open at 8.45am, every child receives 5 x 3 hours sessions from 9.00am to 12.00 noon, with the option of addition 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 3.00pm. Please see to find out if you are eligible.


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 date will be considered as late applications as per our Nursery Admissions Policy, this can be found in the link below.


Parents will be notified by email on Friday 22nd April 2022 if they have been allocated a place in our nursery.


All places must be accepted by Friday 29th April 2022 by 4.00pm.


Monday 21st February 2022 – 9.00amNursery application process opens
Friday 25th March 2022 – 4.00pmClosing date for applications for nursery places in September 2022
Friday 25th March 2022 - Thursday 21st April 2022Applications reviewed
Friday 22nd April 2022Allocation Day – Nursery places offered to families by email 
Friday 29th April 2022 – 4.00pmDeadline for accepting nursery places


Applications after 25th March 2022 will be accepted and treated as late applications.

The local authority are responsible for the admissions and appeals at Maple Grove Primary School.  The school is responsible for Nursery admissions.  

Maple Grove Foundation Stage Virtual Tour

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Here is a video of the Foundation Stage classrooms which are used by Reception and Nursery.