Acorn Road, Hemel Hempstead, Herts, HP3 8DW | Tel: 01442 264 835 | Email:
St Albert The Great Catholic Primary School
September 30 2016

Nursery Admissions 2023/24

Governors At St Albert The Great

Nursery Application forms and tour dates will be available here from Monday 20th February 2023.

Timetable for Nursery applications 2023/2024:

Maintained schools in Hertfordshire are now responsible for the admissions of children to Nursery from 2018-19 onwards.

The Dacorum schools are working together to ensure the process is the same in each school and that parents receive consistent information that will enable them to make informed decisions about their preferred nursery school.

The timeline for the nursery admissions process is published below.

Monday 20th February 2023 – Nursery applications open

Friday 24th March 2023 – Nursery applications close for on time applications (applications can be accepted at any point after this date, but will be dealt with after on time applications).

Friday 21st April 2023 – Nursery places are offered to families by email and a link to an online application from will be sent to all successful applicants.

Friday 28th April 2023 – Deadline for families to accept Nursery places via the online application form.

From 28th April 2023 onwards, we can continue to accept applications and allocate Nursery places to children, based on availability.

School Tours:

February-Thursday 23rd February at 9.15am

March-Tuesday 7th March at 2.30pm

To book a place on a school tour, please call the office on 01442264835 or email

Please find below our school’s Welcome Video

Forms will be available above, can be requested by email ( or can be collected from the school office from Monday 20th February. Parents will be required to complete the forms, with accompanying documents and either send them by post, email or hand them in to our school office by the deadline.

St Albert’s school Nursery currently offers the following hours:

15 hour Nursery – Monday to Friday mornings, 9am-12pm. If there is sufficient demand for 30 hours, we will consider increasing our nursery hours. Please specify if you are interested in 30 hours on the form that will be published on Monday 20th February titled Potential 30 hours funding Request form.

Please note that we accept applicants of all faiths or no faith.  Parents applying for their children to have a place in St. Albert’s nursery class September 2023 will be required to provide the school’s Supplementary Information Form (which can be downloaded from this page) and if Catholic, a copy of your child’s Baptism certificate.

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Please call the school office on 01442 264835 for more information.