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Panshanger is a one-form entry Community Primary School offering a broad and balanced curriculum to children of mixed abilities, aged from three to eleven years.

Admissions to the school are governed by the Admissions Policy of Hertfordshire Education Authority and are processed by the authority. The school’s admission limit is 30 children per year group.

Nursery Admissions

For children born between 1st September 2016 and 31st August 2017 applications can be made for Nursery September 2020.  Applications will be open from 21st January 2020 to the 3rd March 2020.  These must be made directly through the school and no longer through Herts County Council. 

Online Nursery Application Form

30 Hour Nursery Provision

Children will be offered a full-time Nursery place from the September before they are four (30 hours per week 8.45 a.m. – 3.00 p.m. Monday to Thursday and 8.45 a.m. – 1.45 p.m. on Friday or 15 hours per week 8.45 – 11.45 a.m.).

To check if you are eligible for the 30 hour entitlement please go to

Reception class

Children will be offered a full-time school place from the September before they are five. Details of the current admissions policy are sent to parents by the Education Authority in the Autumn or Spring term of the academic year prior to the due admission date. You will be asked to complete the form online by the designated dates. For more information please follow the link below:

Applying for a place at Panshanger

If you have difficulties accessing the internet or have any further queries do contact the school for further help. Parents who are considering sending their child to our school are warmly invited to visit us by appointment.