Interested in a place at Cranborne Primary School?

Hertfordshire County Council manage our admission process. For more information follow the link below. register your interest

or you can contact the Admissions Department  at HCC on 0300 123 4043

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

We understand that for many of you this is the first time you will be applying for a school place for your child. If you have any questions we are always happy to help. 

Our Admissions Policy for 2020/2021 can be found here Admissions Policy 2020/2021

Nursery Admissions 2020 - 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 2020.

February 2020      Apply online

March 2020           Deadline to apply for a Nursery Place

March 2020           Offers of places: Parents will be emailed their school place allocated

April 2020              Accept place: via email

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 2020 - please apply online at

Below are the key dates for applying for a Reception Place for 2020

4th November 2019     Apply Online: Online Application system opens for parents to apply for a school place online.

15th January 2020        Deadline to apply for a school place

16th April 2020             National allocation of places day: Parents will be emailed their school place allocated (if you applied online and confirmed your email address). 

30th April 2020             Accept place by: Online applicants must accept the place online. Paper applicants should return their response form to the Admissions Team.

22nd May 2020             Last date to register an appeal (Appeals Timetable)