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For Children starting School September 2017 


Families with children born 01/09/2012 - 31/08/2013 will be able to apply for a place in Reception. The application process opens on 5th November 2016 and closes on 15 January 2017.



You are welcome to visit our school and Mrs Laura Flitton, Head Teacher will be happy to show you around. Our open days are as follows:

Friday 4 November 2016 10am -11am

Tuesday 8 November 2016 1.30 pm - 2.30 pm



 For any further information and to book a place at one of these events please contact Mrs Miles  01727 861077



Admission Arrangements 


If you would like your child to attend our school, please see full details of our admission arrangements below.

Please note that in addition to the County application which can be accessed online via www.hertsdirect.org/admissions, you will need to complete our Supplementary Information Form and Certificate of Catholic Practice, if applicable. These can be downloaded from our website or provided by the school office.


Summer born children - Following an amendment to the School Admissions Code for September 2016, this school follows Herts County guidelines as outlined in www.hertsdirect.org/docs/pdf/admissions/u11sbooklet1617pdf.




Important Dates for Admissions 2017


Date Description
7 November 2016 Online System opens to apply online
Nov/Dec 2016 Open events at schools
15 January 2017 Deadline to apply for a school place
2 February 2017

Last date to submit written explanation giving reasons why application was late

Last date to provide evidence of proof of address, if moving house

6 March 2017 Applications received after this date will not be offered a school place until week commencing 19 June 2017
18 April 2017



18 April - 2 May 2017 Continuing Interest Lists created
15-19 May 2017 First Continuing Interest Run
22-26 May 2017 Continuing Interest applications open again
19 May 2017 Last date to register an appeal
26 May 2017 Last date to register change of preferences or for new applications to be added to second continuing interest run
26 May 2017 Last date to make late application online
19-23 June 2017 Second and final continuing interest run
June - August 2017 School vacancies filled by remaining continuing interest lists

19 June - 

21 July 2017

School place appeals
July 2017 (TBC) to retain continuing interest in year applications need to be made. Full details provided on allocation day.


Admission Appeals 2017

St John Fisher Catholic Primary School, Hazelmere Road, St Albans, Hertfordshire AL4 9RW