The academic year  runs from the 1st September to the 31st August.


A child will start  in Nursery the academic year they are 4 and you will need to apply for their  Nursery place the year they are 3.  The current year of birth for children joining Nursery in September 2022 is from 01.09.2018 to 31.08.2019.    This application will need to be made directly to Chater Infant School.  The information below will help you to apply for your child’s Nursery place at Chater Infant School.  The closing date for applications is 25th February 2022 at 9.00am.

If you have a child who needs a nursery place after the deadline please ring the school office.  We do have vacancies for September 2021 so please contact speak to the school office for more information.  Tel:  01923 221060

We are able to offer 15 Hours places and 30 Hour places with the possible extension depending on your requirements.  If you are not eligible for the free 30 Hours you can still request an all day place for your child and you will be invoice for the additional time.

As visits around our school are not possible at the moment we have a virtual tour for you to watch which we hope will give you a feel for what our school is like.  CLICK HERE to watch

Please complete the application form and return directly to Chater Infant School.

Nursery Application Form 2022 2023

Please contact the school if you would like further information about our Nursery provision.


During the  academic year the child is 4 you will need to apply for their Reception class  place.

Junior School

During the  academic year the child is 7 you will need to apply for their Junior School  place.

In Year Admissions

For a Nursery  place please contact the school where your details will be recorded on our  Continued Interest List.         For all other year  groups please contact Hertfordshire County Council, Admissions Department.

Hertfordshire County Council Admissions Dept:  0300 123 4043


Online Application Dates and Deadlines

Year Group     Academic Year they are born                   Online Open               Online Closes
Reception                    1.9.17 – 31.08.18                    01.11.21                15.01.22
Junior (Yr 3)                    1.9.14 – 31.08.15                    01.11.21                15.01.22