Prae Wood Primary School

Everyone Valued, Everyone Learning

Welcome to the website for Prae Wood Primary School

´╗┐Admissions Information

For general information on the application processes, visit

Applying for a school place for September 2019. Apply online at 

Application Deadline for Secondary/Upper/Studio/University Technical College: 31st October 2018

Application Deadline for Primary (Reception)/Junior/Middle: 15th January 2019


For oversubscription criteria please follow this link:

If your child has a special educational need or disability please feel free to talk to us about the arrangements we have in place to meet their needs. Please also see the Disability Equality scheme and Accessibility Plan. Our SENCO is Mrs Tracey Lockwood and she can be contacted through the school office

The Starting School leaflet from Hertfordshire County Council is available here 

Reception Admissions - 2019/2020

Applying for a school place for September 2019. Apply online at or click here for further details.


Application Deadline for Primary (Reception)/Junior/Middle: 

5 Nov 2018 – you can apply for a primary, junior and middle school to start in September 2019.

15 Jan 2019 – deadline for on time applications.


For Reception Tour Dates please click here

If you would like to visit our school please call the school office on 01727 751930 to arrange this..


Nursery Admissions - 2019/2020

Applying for a Nursery place for September 2019. Click Apply directly to Prae Wood School

We have one intake in September offering 39 places Monday to Friday (9am to 12pm). In addition we offer extended provision as follows:

12pm - 3pm Extended Hours - currently £15.00 per session

These sessions need to be booked in advance and you will need to provide your child with a packed lunch, or pre-book a school lunch.

We participate in the 30 hours free childcare scheme (which was introduced in September 2017)

Application opens: Thursday 8th November 2018

Application closes: Friday 15th February 2019

For further details on how to apply for a place at Prae Wood Nursery please click here

Tour Dates for Nursery 2019/20 have been published - please Click Nursery Tour Dates

In-Year Admissions

In-Year applications are processed centrally by Hertfordshire County Council.

Please see:

for further information.

Secondary Transfer

Applications open: 3rd September 2018

Applications close: 31st October 2018

Allocation day: 1st March 2019

Please see:

for a full list of all secondary application dates


King Harry Lane, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3 4HZ

01727 751930