Applying for a place at Barley Barkway (VA) First Schools Federation for September 2022
We welcome applications from parents to our school for September 2022. We offer 15 hours morning provision in Nursery in our Early Years Foundation (EYFS) class and a further 15 hours in the afternoon within the Preschool which is based in our premises. Please do come and visit us and download the form to apply for a place in September 2022. Unlike applications from other school years, applications for the Nursery are made direct to our Barkway Office at email@example.com.
Reception and other year groups
Applications are managed by county through the electronic 'Admissions Application Process' (please see the Admissions on Herts Direct link below).
Even if your child is in our Nursery class, an application has to be made for a Reception place.
Please follow the county admissions link which will give you more information and the dates and deadlines for making applications.
2 November 2021 - you can apply for a primary school place to start in September 2022.
15 January 2022 is the deadline for on time applications.
We offer 30 hours child care in partnership with Barkway Preschool.
Children with Educational, Health and Care Plans (EHCP) will be admitted as a priority as this is
a legal requirement.
Places are offered using the following criteria applied in order.
The highest priority will be given to children who were
looked after, but ceased to be so because they were
adopted, or became subject to a child arrangements order
or a special guardianship order.
Children previously from abroad who were cared for by
the state because he or she would otherwise not have
been cared for adequately and subsequently adopted.
Applications will be considered under this rule and
accepted if the child’s previously looked after status
and adoption is confirmed by the Local Authority.
Children of parents or carers outside the Parish of Barley
or Barkway who have siblings at either of the two
schools in the Barley Barkway Federation at the time
Children of parents or carers who reside at any address that is
within the Parish of Barley or Barkway (in red on the following
website www.achurchnearyou.com when entering your post
code) with a sibling at Barley Barkway Federation at the time
Any other children.
Children of parents or carers who reside at any address
that is within the Parish of Barley or Barkway (in red on
the following website www.achurchnearyou.com when
entering your post code).