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If you would like your child to attend our school, please see full details of our admission arrangements below.


General information on all application processes is available on


As an Academy we manage all of our own in-year admissions whilst Herts County Council co-ordinates our Reception and Nursery admissions.


Reception Admissions


To view our fantastic video of Mandeville School and our Early Years classes go to the bottom of this page.


  The application process for September 2017 (for children whose date of birth is between 1 September 2012 and 31 August 2013) is now closed.  Allocation day is 18th April 2017.  Responses should be made by 2nd May 2017.


Nursery Admissions


For children whose date of birth is from 1st September 2012 to 31st August 2013.


The online application system for places for the academic year commencing September 2017 will open on Monday 6th February 2017. The online application deadline is Friday 17th March 2017. Places will be allocated via the online system on Tuesday 25th April 2017. The deadline for parents to accept places offered is Wednesday 3rd May 2017.  If you are not allocated a place on April 25th please continue to check your emails as we will continue to allocate places as they become available.


Our Nursery hours are 8.50 am to 12.00 pm Monday to Friday.  We only offer places for five days a week; we do not offer part time places.  We have two intakes, in September and January.  Children with birthdays between 1st September and 28th February (29th in a leap year) start in September and children with birthdays between 1st March and 31st August start the following January.


Further information about Nursery admissions in Hertfordshire can be found at:


Further information about Nursery admissions in Hertfordshire can be found at:


Secondary Admissions

The online admissions system opened on Thursday 1st September 2016.  The closing date for admissions to secondary school for September 2017 is Monday 31st October 2016. Allocation day is 1st March 2017.


In-Year Admissions

As an academy we co-ordinate all of our own in-year admissions. If you would like to apply for a place at Mandeville School please contact the school on 01727 774098 or complete the form below to request an application form. Details of which years currently have places can be found on the front page of our website. If we do not currently have a place please contact the school and we can advise you on th status of our current waiting lists. Places for years in which we are over-subscribed are allocated in line with the HCC Admission rules - our Determined Admissions Criteria Document can be found below..

Mandeville's Determined Admissions Criteria 2018/19

Starting at Mandeville

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