Potten EndChurch of England Primary School

Rooted in faith, we nurture, grow and flourish

Parable of the Mustard Seed Mark 4:30-32

Reception Applications

Reception applications must be made through Hertfordshire County Council website at who administer the process. Parents/carers will receive communication from the County Council informing them to begin to look for a school place. There is one intake into Reception each year although there is a short staggered start at the beginning of the Autumn term to allow children to settle.


For information regarding the school's admission and appeal arrangements, please click here.

Reception applications open:     1 November 2023


Reception Tour dates:

  • 9.30am Wednesday 18 October 2023
  • 9.30am Tuesday 31 October 2023
  • 9.30am Tuesday 21 November 2023
  • 9.30am Tuesday 9 January 2024

Please email the school office or telephone 01442 865022 to book a tour. We very much look forward to meeting you.


Reception application deadline:      15 January 2024


Reception allocation day:       16 April 2024


Accepting places deadline:    1 May 2024


June/July 2024
Parents will be requested to:

  • attend a Reception induction meeting (date to be arranged)
  • complete admission forms
  • bring children to ‘stay and play’ sessions (dates to be arranged)


September 2024
Staggered start sessions into the Reception Class