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Galley Hill Primary School, Hemel Hempstead - Galley Hill is in the top 3% of schools nationally for progress. Galley Hill rated GOOD by Ofsted.

Admissions

Arrangements for admission 

If you are considering applying for a place for your child at Galley Hill school and would like to visit the school to look round the premises, please contact the school office, and we will arrange an appointment for you..

Parents of children coming up to school age will receive a booklet from Herts. County Council, which contains information as to how to apply for a primary school place. Applications can also be made on line by following this link. All responsibility for admission to our school lies with the education authority, so our Headteacher will not be able to give you a firm offer of a place.

 

Reception 2020/2021

For children born between 1 September 2015 and 31 August 2016:

 

Applications for Reception 2020/21 open - Monday 4 November 2019
Application closing date -  Wednesday 15 January 2020

Allocation Day -  Thursday 16 April 2020

Parents/Carers to accept offer by - Thursday 30 April 2020

 

Reception Parent Tours - Thursday 7 Nov at 9.30am, Tuesday 3 December at 1.30pm and Tuesday 14 January 2020 at 9.30am.

If you wish to be booked onto a parent tour, please contact the school office on 01442 406000.

 

Please follow this link to place your application

 

Nursery 2020/2021

For children born between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017:

 

Applications for Nursery 2019/20 open - Monday 3 February 2020

Application closing date - Friday 13 March 2020

Allocation Day - Wednesday 29 April 2020

Parents/Carers to accept offer by - Monday 11 May 2020

 

Nursery Parent Tours - Tuesday 4 February 2020 at 9.30am and Thursday 27 February at 1.30pm.

If you wish to be booked onto a parent tour, please contact the school office on 01442 406000.

 

The Nursery application process has changed from the school year 2017 & 18. Parents must apply directly to the Nursery that they would like their child to attend.

At Galley Hill School children can start our Nursery class in the September after their third birthday.

 

Admission Arrangements

Galley Hill Nursery has two Nursery classes.

Morning Nursery 8.30am until 11.30 am. Afternoon Nursery 12.30pm until 3.30pm.

We offer places for children in receipt of 30 hour funding.

The hours are for term time only. The schools term dates are published on our website.

 

30 Hour Funding (6 hours a day)

All 3 and 4 year olds are entitled to 570 hours of free early education a year, which is equal to 15 hours a week for 38 weeks of the year. From September 2017 some 3 and 4 year olds may be entitled to an additional 570 hours of childcare per year, which is equal to 30 hours a week for 38 weeks of the year. The 30 hour free childcare entitlement is available to working families who meet the eligibility criteria. Parents can check eligibility at www.childcarechoices.gov.uk

Contact details for all registered providers in Hertfordshire can be found at www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/parents

Galley Hill Primary School Nursery offers pupils in receipt of 30 hour funding a place from 8.30am to 2.30pm.

Parents can collect their child at 2.30pm. Parents who would like extended hours can pay for their child to stay in the Nursery until 3.30pm at the cost of £4 per hour. This fee must be paid in advance to the school. Galley Hill School can offer two pick up times for 30 hour children 2.30pm or 3.30pm. The 3.30pm pick up time will be at an additional cost of £4.

Children staying for the 30 hour funding will need to bring their own packed lunch.

Parents can apply for a 30 hour place at Galley Hill School Nursery from February using the Early Years application form on the schools website.

The 30 hour funding can be split between two providers as long as both agree to the split. Please contact the school if this is your preference.

 

15 hour place (3 hours a day)

Parents can apply for a 15 hour place from February. Session places will be offered by date of birth. The youngest children (born March to August) will be offered a place in the morning session, the oldest children (born September to February) to offered a place in the afternoon session. When applying, parents can state their preference for a morning or afternoon session. The school will record this preference and offer the preference if spaces are available after the application deadline closes.

Galley Hill Nursery offers extended lunch club hours for 15 hour pupils. Parents can pay the school in advance if their child would like to attend the 11.30-12.30 lunch club at the cost of £4 an hour.

Parents to use the application form on our website to apply for a place from February 2019. An application can be emailed to admin@galleyhill.herts.sch.uk or a paper copy can be handed in to the school office.

 

Nursery Admission Timeline

3rd February 2020 Parents can apply to Galley Hill School for a place in our Nursery for the academic year September 2020 to July 2021.

Parents to use application form on Galley Hill website to apply for a place. An application can be emailed to admin@galleyhill.herts.sch.uk or a paper copy can be handed in to the school office.

13th March 2020 Nursery application closes for academic year September 2020 to July 2021.

From 14th  March 2020 Parents for late applications can apply to Galley Hill School using the application form and will be placed on the Nursery waiting list if no places are available.

29th April 2020 Galley Hill School will make offers to parents for a place in the Nursery for academic year September 2020 to July 2021.

7th May 2020 is the Deadline for parents to accept or reject offers the school has made to them for a Nursery place. If the parents do not respond to the offer made by this date the school may withdraw the offer.

 

Nursery Admission Rules

 

Please click here for a link to information regarding application for Nursery places at Galley Hill School.

 

In Year Admissions

 

If you wish to transfer your child to Galley Hill during the school year please follow this link for further information.

 

Secondary School Transfer

 

Applications for a Secondary school place open on 2 September and close on 31 October 2019.

Please apply online at www.hertsdirect.org/admissions

 

Please see below Open Evening dates for some local Secondary schools:

 

Longdean School Open Evening and Open Mornings

 

  • Open Evening on Monday 7 October 2019. Open Evening begins at 6pm with opportunities to hear the Headteacher talk at 6.15pm or 7.15pm and to walk around the school, meet pupils and teachers and see departments. We recommend that you park in our car park in Hill Common, HP3 8JH.

 

  • Open Mornings on Wednesday 9 Thursday 10 and Friday 11 October 2019 to experience the warmth of our school community during a regular school day. 9.45am start (arrival from 9.30am onwards); 11.00am finish. We recommend that you park in our car park in Hill Common, HP3 8JH. Longdean pupils will take you on a tour into a range of lessons, followed by an opportunity to meet the Headteacher.

 

                    Open Evenings                                                                                     Daytime Tours     

Adeyfield - Thursday 10 October at 6 - 8pm                                     Friday 11 October, Monday 14 October at 10am

Ashlyns - Thursday 3 October at 5.30 - 8pm                                    Week commencing 7 October, please see website to book

Astley Cooper - Thursday 3 October 6.45 - 9.00pm                        Tuesday 8 and Friday 11 October at 10 - 11am

Hemel Hempstead - Saturday 5 October 9.30am - 12.30pm           Wednesday 9 and Friday 11 October at 9 - 11am

John F Kennedy RC - Tuesday 1 October at 6.30pm                      Wednesday 9 at 9.30am

Kings Langley - Wednesday 2 October at 6.30 - 8.30pm                Tuesday 8 October at 11.15am

Laureate School - Thursday 26 September                                     Tuesday 24 and Wednesday 25 September 8.45 - 10am

Parmiters - Thursday 26 September at 4 - 8.30pm                          October visits - please call to book

Townsend C of E - Wednesday 25 Wednesday at 6 - 8.45pm        Week commencing 30 Sept - 11 October, please call to book

 

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