Reception 2022 - parent tours:
We are delighted to welcome prospective Reception parents back on site for tours - if your child is due to start in Reception in September 2022 and you would like to visit our school, please call us (020 8953 3139) or email us (Admin@summerswood.herts.sch.uk) to book a place on one of these dates:
Tuesday 9th November - 10am
Thursday 18th November - 1.30pm
Wednesday 24th November - 10am
Tuesday 30th November - 1.30pm
Applying for a Reception place for September 2022:
Applications for Reception 2022 open on 1st November 2021 - please click on this link to apply for a Reception place for your child - below are details of important dates and deadlines (& a link for these dates):
1 November 2021
Online system opens for you to apply online.
Nov / Dec 2021
Open events at schools.
Find individual school details in the schools directory.
15 January 2022
Deadline to apply for a school place.
1 February 2022
4 March 2022
Applications received after this date will not be offered a school place until the week commencing 13 June 2022.
19 April 2022
National allocation day
We will email you the school you've been allocated, if you applied online and confirmed your email address. The online allocation system will be updated with allocations and be available only after allocation emails have been sent.
Notification letters will be posted first class only to parents or carers who applied on paper.
If you applied online, you can use online facilities including appeals and continuing interest.
19 – 26 April 2022
Continuing interest applications open.
You can add new school preferences for some Hertfordshire schools for the first continuing interest run. Information will be available online on 19 April 2022.
19 April – 3 May 2022
Continuing interest lists are created.
Applicants with unmet higher preferences will automatically go on the list for those schools.
Parents or carers should confirm this with schools responsible for their own admissions.
3 May 2022
Last date for accepting the place offered.
Online applicants must accept the place online.
Paper applicants should return their response form to the Admissions and Transport team.
9 – 13 May 2022
First continuing interest run.
We'll contact you with an offer of a new school place, if you're successful at the first continuing interest run.
20 May 2022 (4pm)
Last date to register an appeal.
16 – 23 May 2022
Continuing interest applications open for the second run.
You can add new school preferences for any school for the second continuing interest run.
23 May 2022
Last date to register a change of preferences or for new applications to be added for the second continuing interest run.
13 – 17 June 2022
Second (and final) continuing interest run.
We'll contact you with an offer of a new school place, if you're successful at the second continuing interest run.
June – July 2022
If school vacancies occur, places will be filled from remaining continuing interest lists.
24 June 2022
Continuing interest lists (waiting lists) for junior and middle schools close on 23 June 2022.
To retain your continuing interest for a Hertfordshire junior or middle school, you will need to make an in year application from 24 June 2022.
13 June – 22 July 2022
School place appeals take place during this period.
22 July 2022
Continuing interest lists (waiting lists) for primary schools close on 21 July 2022.
To retain your continuing interest for a Hertfordshire primary school, you'll need to make an in year application from 22 July 2022.
Click here for more information.