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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 and Nursery admissions whilst Herts County Council co-ordinates our Reception 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 2019 (for children whose date of birth is between 1 September 2014 and 31 August 2015) is open from 5 November for online applications.  Applications close on 15 January 2019. Allocation day is 16th April 2019.  Responses should be made by 30th April 2019.


Nursery Admissions


For children whose date of birth is from 1st September 2015 to 31st August 2016 - further information will be put here in due course.



Our Nursery hours are 8.50 am to 12.00 pm Monday to Friday.  We only offer non-flexible places for five days a week; 3 hours per day, we do not offer part time places. We have one intake of 30 places to start in September 2019.


Secondary Admissions

The online admissions system opened on Monday 3rd September 2018.  The closing date for admissions to secondary school for September 2019 is Wednesday 31st October 2018. Allocation day is 1st March 2019.


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 519220 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..

Nursery Application Form 2019/20

Mandeville's Determined Admissions Criteria 2020-2021

Mandeville's Determined Admissions Criteria 2019/20

Starting at Mandeville

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