Laurel Fields, Potters Bar, Herts EN6 2BA

01707 652714

A Big Welcome to all of our new Nursery children starting their new adventure at Cranborne this week!


Interested in a place at Cranborne Primary School?

Contact the Admissions Department on 0300123 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. 

Nursery Admissions 2018 - We are waiting for HCC Admissions to update us with key dates. We are expecting a change to the process. However, below are the dates for 2017 to help give you a guide of what it might look like.

Apply online from 9th February 2017 

Deadline 18th March 2017

Offers of places 26th April 2017

Accept place by 4th May 2017

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

Nursery Admissions Policy

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