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Admissions

Yorke Mead Primary School is a Hertfordshire County community school and as such admissions to the school are managed by Hertfordshire County Council (HCC) under the HCC admission rules. HCC manages both admissions to Reception and in year admissions.

For more information please contact the Admissions Team on the following phone number: 0300 123 4043.
Alternatively, you can contact them using the website address below:

www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/admissions

Admissions to the school nursery are managed by the school using the admission rules for Community schools.

Admission Rules for Community Schools

Section 324 of the Education Act 1996 requires the governing bodies of all maintained schools to admit a child with a statement of special educational needs that names the school.

Rule 1. Children in public care (children looked after) and children who were looked after, but ceased to be so because they were adopted (or became subject to a residence order or a special guardianship order).

Rule 2. Medical or Social: Children for whom it can be demonstrated that they have a particular medical or social need to go to the school.

Rule 3. Linked School: In the case of junior schools, children who attend the linked infant school at the time of their application.

Rule 4. Sibling: Children who have a sibling on the roll of the school or linked school at the time of application. This applies to reception through to Year 5 in
infant, junior and primary schools; and from reception through to Year 3 in first schools; and from Year 5 to Year 7 in middle schools

Rule 5. Nearest School: Children for whom it is their nearest community or voluntary-controlled school or an own admitting school or academy using Hertfordshire county council’s admission rules
Rule 6. Children who live nearest to the school. If your child does not qualify under rule 5, they will qualify under rule 6.

The rules are applied in the order they are printed above.