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Margaret Wix Primary School


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  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.

Prospectus September 2023

Life at Margaret Wix Primary School

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Reception & Nursery Admissions


Starting Reception in September 2024


If your child was born between 1st September 2019 and 31st August 2020; your child is due to start primary school in September 2024.


You must submit your online application before the closing date on (TBC), via


Open days/tours for Admission 2024

Our open days for prospective parents of children applying to join the school in September 2024 will take place on:

  • Thursday 28th September 2023 9:30am
  • Thursday 9th November 2023 9:30am
  • Thursday 11th January 2024 9:30am


Come and meet our Headteacher Mrs Gibbs and our Early Years lead Mrs Ralph, for an informative session and a tour of the school. 

If you are unable to attend any of the dates, please call the school office who will be happy to arrange another time for you to visit.


Starting Nursery in September 2024


Children born between 1 September 2020 and 31 August 2021 will be eligible to start in the Nursery class of a Hertfordshire school in September 2024.


The application form can be found below. Please return completed forms directly to the school not to School Admissions. Applications open (TBC).



Children can take up a free 15-hour place in our school Nursery, the September after their third birthday. We offer 30 hours childcare, allowing children to attend Nursery for a total of 30 hours per week, from 8:40am to 3:00pm each day. 


Working families who meet certain eligibility criteria can claim an additional 15 hours of free education and childcare a week - 30 hours in total.  You can check your eligibility for the 30 hours through:

Apply for 30 hours free childcare - GOV.UK (


How to apply:

Applications open: 29 January 2024

The closing date is 1 March 2024.  Some schools may still have places available after this date - check with the school directly.

Offers made: 11 March 2024

Deadline to accept: 22 March 2024


See above for Open day/tour dates.


You can apply to more than one school but must send each school an individual application form. Your application must go directly to the school, not Hertfordshire Schools Admissions.

For more information about applying for a Nursery place or the early education entitlement, please click on the link below. All 3 and 4 year olds are entitled to up to 15 hours of early education each week for 38 weeks of the year.



Deadlines TBC.

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.



Admissions & Transport Team

Postal Point CHR 102

Hertfordshire County Council

County Hall

Pegs Lane


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:-


If you have any queries or would like to book a tour of the school, please contact the office on 01727 759232 or email

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...come and see us to discuss. 


Please contact the school office on 01727 759232 or to book a tour or for the paperwork to apply for a place in our Nursery.


You can also find the relevant forms below 

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.