Chater Infant School

01923 221060


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 2024 is from 01.09.2020 to 31.08.2021. 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 Friday 1st March 2024 at 9.00am.

We are able to offer 15-hour 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 invoiced for the additional time.

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

If you would like to come and visit the school please ring the school office (01923 221060) and we will be able to advise if a visit is possible while we continue to work within the Government Covid-19 guide lines.

Please complete the online application form by clicking on the red link below.

Nursery Application Form 2024 2025

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

Allocations will be made on 11th March 2024 and an email will be sent to the email address used for the application on that day.  The deadline for accepting the offer of a nursery place is 9.00am on Friday 22nd March 2024.  If you are late accepting the offer of a nursery place then the offer may be withdrawn.


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                   1.9.19 – 31.08.20                   1.11.23               15.01.24
Junior (Yr 3)                   1.9.16 – 31.08.17                   1.11.23               15.01.24