Admissions & Transition

Admissions & Transition

Admissions Policy for this year: HT-Admissions-policy-19 20

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 2019/2020 from Hertfordshire Local Authority

Date Activity
5 November 2019 Online system opens for you to apply online.
Nov / Dec 2019 Open events at schools.

Find individual school details in the schools directory.

15 January 2020 Deadline to apply for a school place.
31 January 2020 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.

4 March 2020 Applications received after this date will not be offered a school place until the week commencing 15 June 2020.
16 April 2020 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 2020 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 2019.

16 – 30 April 2020 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 2020 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.

11 – 15 May 2020 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.

22 May 2020 (4pm) Last date to register an appeal.
18 – 26 May 2020 Continuing interest applications open for the second run.

You can add new school preferences for any school for the second continuing interest run.

26 May 2020 Last date to register a change of preferences or for new applications to be added for the second continuing interest run.
15 – 19 June 2020 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 2020 If school vacancies occur, places will be filled from remaining continuing interest lists.
22 June – 22 July 2020 School place appeals take place during this period.
22 July 2020 To retain your continuing interest for a Hertfordshire junior or middle school, you will need to make an in year application from 22 July 2020.

Longlands Close, Crossbrook Street, Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire, EN8 8LU Tel: 01992 622180 Fax: 01992 641644 admin@holytrinity.herts.sch.uk