Parents of children born between 1 September 2018 and 31 August 2019 (3/4 years old) are able to make an application to our school.  Hertfordshire County Council has a duty to provide access to 15 hours a week of free early years provision for all three and four year olds.  Provision at Thorn Grove is 3 hours a day, 5 days a week, however we can be flexible. For more information please contact the school office. To view our Nursery Admission Policy click here.


Admission to our Reception class is organised by Hertfordshire County Council. Full details of the admissions criteria and details on how to apply are available from Hertfordshire County Council at

Virtual Reception School Tour


In-year admissions are applications made for school places after the school year has started.  Details of the admissions process are available from Hertfordshire County Council at


For any further information or to arrange a time to visit our school,  please e-mail Miss Fox at or call the office 01279 653002  option 2