School Tours

Listed below are the dates and times for prospective parents to come and have a tour around our lovely school with our Headteacher Mrs Keilty. 

You will be able to meet some of the teaching staff, see the children in action in their classrooms and have an opportunity to ask any questions:


Day Tours During School Hours


Tuesday 25th September at 9:15am

Thursday 4th October at 9:15am

Wednesday 24th October at 11:00am

Friday 9th November at 1:15pm

Monday 3rd December at 9:15am


Evening Tour


An evening tour of our school will be held on Thursday 15th November at 6:00pm. 

Mrs Keilty will give a short talk prior to the tour, but please bear in mind that there will be no pupils in school at this time.


We would ask that, wherever possible, you make other arrangements for your children on all of our tours, as we believe this will enable you to get the best out of your visit.


If you would like to attend on one of the dates listed above, please email or call 01707 652 714 and ask for Vicki.



Interested in a place at Cranborne Primary School?

Contact the Admissions Department on 0300 123 4043


logon to register your interest

We follow the Hertfordshire admissions procedures and policy. Hertfordshire County Council manage the admission process. For more information follow the link below.

Hertsdirect Admissions.

We welcome visits to the school and will happily show you round. Please contact the school office as we have a number of dates set aside for tours of the school.

We understand that for many of you this is the first time you will be applying for a place for your child. Even if you are not interested in our school, we are happy to help. There are no silly questions in our school - so please make sure you raise any queries to help ensure you don't miss out on the process. 

Admissions Policy

Nursery Admissions 2018 - Schools now manage the admissions process. Please see our Nursery Admissions Web Page on the link below:

Cranborne Nursery Admissions

Apply online from 1st February 2018 

Deadline 16th March 2018

Offers of places 23rd April 2018

Accept place by 4th May 2018

For our Nursery Admissions Policy please follow the link below or ask for a hard copy from the school office.


Reception Admissions 2018 - please apply online at

Below are the key dates for applying for a Reception Place for 2018

5th November 2018  Apply Online: Online Application system opens for parents to apply for a school place online.

15th January 2019   Deadline to apply for a school place

16th April 2019:       National allocation of places day: Parents will be emailed their school place allocated (if you applied online and confirmed your email address). 

30th April 2019        Accept place by: Online applicants must accept the place online. Paper applicants should return their response form to the Admissions Team.

22nd May 2019         Last date to register an appeal