Admissions & Transition

Admissions & Transition

Admissions Policy for this year :HT-Admissions-policy-20 21

We ask parents and carers applying for a place to complete a School Information Form (SIF): School Information Form

All parents and carers who would like a place at Holy Trinity will need to apply to Hertfordshire County Council. Further information is available at: http://ow.ly/RBYSy

Key dates for 2020/2021 from Hertfordshire Local Authority

2 November 2020 Online system opens for you to apply online.
Nov / Dec 2020 Open events at schools.  Find individual school details in the schools directory.
15 January 2021 Deadline to apply for a school place.
1 February 2021 Last date to submit a written explanation giving reasons why your application was late, for your application to be agreed as ‘on time’. If you move house, this is the last date for you to provide evidence of your new address and for it to be considered ‘on time’ in the allocation process.
3 March 2021 Applications received after this date will not be offered a school place until the week commencing 14 June 2021.
16 April 2021 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.
16 – 22 April 2021 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 16 April 2021.
16 – 30 April 2021 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.
30 April 2021 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.
10 – 14 May 2021 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.
21 May 2021 (4pm) Last date to register an appeal.
17 – 25 May 2021 Continuing interest applications open for the second run. You can add new school preferences for any school for the second continuing interest run.
25 May 2021 Last date to register a change of preferences or for new applications to be added for the second continuing interest run.
14 – 18 June 2021 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 2021 If school vacancies occur, places will be filled from remaining continuing interest lists.
16 June – 23 July 2021 School place appeals take place during this period.
23 July 2021 Continuing interest lists (waiting lists) for primary schools close on 22 July 2021. To retain your continuing interest for a Hertfordshire primary school, you’ll need to make an in year application from 23 July 2021.

Admissions Policy 21/22

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