Admissions for 2020/2021 The Governing Body are consulting on its admission arrangements for 2020/2021. The proposed arrangements can be found here Proposed Admissions for 2020/2021


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 29th January at 11am

Friday 8th February at 9.15am

Wednesday 13th February at 2pm

Thursday 28th February at 9.15am


 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



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 2019 - Schools now manage the admissions process. Please see our Nursery Admissions Web Page on the link below:

Cranborne Nursery Admissions

Below are the key dates for applying for a Nursery Place for September 2019.

Apply online from Monday 4th February 2019 

Deadline Friday 15th March 2019

Offers of places Monday 25th  March 2019

Accept place by Friday 26th April 2019

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


Reception Admissions 2019 - please apply online at

Below are the key dates for applying for a Reception Place for 2019

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