How to Apply

Hertfordshire County Council manage admissions (excluding Nursery). For all admissions information including booklets and guidance, current admission arrangements and previous statistical information please follow the link to our Herts Direct Admissions pages, or speak to them directly on the Admissions Queries phone number, both below.

Admissions Queries - 0300 1234 043

Admissions Appeals Timetable 2024


Nursery Admissions

Beechfield has a small friendly Nursery for children who have their 4th birthday during that academic year. 

We accept applications for 15 hours and 30 hours provision for eligible families. To find out if you are eligible for 30 hours provision, please click on this link:

Our sessions run Monday to Friday:

Morning session: 8.35am - 11.35am

Afternoon session: 12.15pm - 3.15pm

30 Hours Funding: 8.35am - 3.15pm

Nursery Admissions are managed by Beechfield School.

If you would like a Nursery place for the current academic year, please contact us on 01923 221269 for advice and see the arrangements below:

Nursery Admission Arrangements 2023-24

Nursery Applications for 2024/25

For children whose date of birth is between 1st September 2020 to 31st August 2021, please contact the school office on 01923 221269 to enquire about available space.


Reception Admissions 

For children who are born between 1st September 2019 and 31st August 2020.

Reception admissions are managed by the Herts Admissions Team.

Applications open: 1st November 2023

Applications close: 15th January 2024.

Applications must be made here. Applications after this date may still be made, but they will be considered to be late.

Please note: having a Nursery place is no guarantee of a main school place. There is a separate application procedure for Reception class.

Admission Arrangements 2022-2023 (revised July 2021)

Admission Arrangements 2023-2024


In Year Admissions

In-year Admissions will be managed by the  Herts Admissions Team. To see if places are available at our school for this current school year, see here.

To apply for an in-year place, please see the Herts Admissions Website instructions.