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Margaret Wix Primary School

Excellence, Creativity, Individuality!

Admissions

Margaret Wix Primary School is a successful, vibrant school - a school where children come first.  We have a highly motivated, resourceful, and committed team of staff and governors who care about and nurture the needs of every child, inspiring their creativity and brilliance in everything they do. Our school has a special feel - each child is valued as an individual and we pride ourselves on knowing all of them very well - considering their happiness and well-being with every decision we take. 

 

If you would like your child to attend our school please visit the school admissions section of www.hertfordshire.gov.uk  or call our school office on 01727 759232. We will be arranging a range of opportunities for potential families to see what Margaret Wix Primary School has to offer.

 

If you have any concerns about you child's additional needs prior to starting at Margaret Wix please do contact Mrs Campbell-Pugh (SENCO) and arrange a visit to discuss your child.

Life at Margaret Wix Primary School

RECEPTION APPLICATIONS

Children born between 1 September 2018 and 31 August 2019 are due to start Reception class, the first year of primary school, in September 2023.

 

KEY DATES

Applications open - 1st November 2022
Applications close - 15th January 2023
Offer day - 17th April 2023
Accept your offer - 1 May 2022
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YEAR 6 TRANSFERS TO SECONDARY SCHOOL

Children born between 1 September 2011 and 31 August 2012 are due to start secondary school, in September 2022.

 

KEY DATES

Applications open - 1st September 2022
Applications close - 31st October 2022
National offer day - 1st March 2023
Accept your offer - 15th March 2023

 

Primary Admissions

Starting School Packs are sent out by Hertfordshire County Council to those parents who have children due to start in Reception.

The book contains the information you will need for your child's application and the appropriate procedures.

 

Secondary Transfer

 

“Moving On” to Secondary school packs are sent out by Hertfordshire County Council direct to those parents who have children in Year 6 due to start senior school in the September.

 

The book contains the information you will need for your child’s application and the appropriate procedures.

 

Applications can be made on line directly to the Admissions Team.

 

Contacts:

Admissions & Transport Team

Postal Point CHR 102

Hertfordshire County Council

County Hall

Pegs Lane

Hertford

SG13 8DN

Telephone:  Customer Service Centre on 0300 123 4043

 

In Year Admissions

Moving schools at any point between Reception and Year 6 is called an “In Year” admission. 

 

In Year admissions are made directly through Hertfordshire County Council, all information can be found here:-

https://www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/services/schools-and-education/school-admissions/in-year-admissions-change-schools-during-the-year/in-year-admissions-change-school-during-the-year.aspx

 

If you have any queries or would like to book a tour of the school, please contact the office on 01727 759232 or email admin@margaretwix.herts.sch.uk.

Nursery Admissions

 

We offer 15 and 30 hour places to children in the academic year they turn 4 (September - August) and we can be flexible. Would you prefer that your child came to school 2 full days and 1 half day? That is fine with us...pop in and see us to discuss. 

 

Please contact the school office on 01727 759232 or admin@margaretwix.herts.sch.uk to book a tour or for the paperwork to apply for a place in our Nursery.

Getting your child ready to start school!

Important information for children starting EYFS in September 2021

50 things to do before you are 5!

EYFS indoor environment tour

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Take a look at all things our indoor environment in early years has to offer.

EYFS outdoor environment tour

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Take a look at our wonderful outdoor space and all the exciting things it has on offer.

Lunch time play for children in Reception

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Take a look at where the children walk to lunch and the fortunate space the children are lucky to be able to explore and lunch time, here at Margaret Wix.
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