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

6th November 2017  Apply Online: Online Application system opens for parents to apply for a school place online.

15th January 2018   Deadline to apply for a school place

16th April 2018:       National allocation of places day: Parents will be emailed their school place allocated (if you applied online and confirmed your email address). 

30th April 2018        Accept place by: Online applicants must accept the place online. Paper applicants should return their response form to the Admissions Team.

18th May 2018         Last date to register an appeal