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We warmly welcome prospective parents to view the school with the Headteacher. If you would like to make an appointment for a viewing please contact the school office. A copy of the school’s recent Ofsted report is available here.


Admission Arrangements

Primary Admission Applications and In-year Transfer Applications need to be made through Hertfordshire County Council and are subject to the Hertfordshire Admissions Procedures and Policies.  Please click on the links below visit HCC’s website for more information and to apply online:


HCC website for admissions   (includes appeal arrangements information)

Dundale Admission Arrangements 2024-25

Dundale Admisssion Arrangments 2025-26

HCC Admission Rules


Admissions to Nursery are managed by the school. See below for more information.


Reception 2024

For children born between 1 September 2019 and 31 August 2020:

Applications for Reception 2024 open 1 November 2023. 
Applications close 15 January 2024.

Offer of places 16 April 2024.

Deadline to accept offer of a place 1 May 2024.


Nursery 2024


We are very pleased to be offering both 15 and 30 hours in our Nursery in September 2024.

If you have a child who turns 3 years old before 31 August 2024 they are automatically entitled to 15 hours free nursery from September 2024. If you are a working parent, you may be able to apply for 30 hours free nursery. To check if you are eligible and to apply for your 30 hour code please click HERE.


The following application timeline for children born between 1 September 2020 and 31 August 2021 is being followed by the following Tring schools: Aldbury C of E Primary & Nursery School, Dundale Primary School & Nursery, Goldfield Infants' & Nursery School and Grove Road Primary School & Nursery.


Applications for Nursery 2024/25 open 26 February 2024. 
Applications close 22 March 2024. 
Offer of places 19 April 2024.

Deadline to accept offer of a place 26 April 202.


To apply online (when applications open) for a Nursery place for September 2024 please click HERE.


Nursery 2023


We currently offer a 15 hour a week nursery in the mornings 9.00am-12.00pm, however, we will be  offering 30 hours from April 2024. If this would be of interest to you please email We are also now offering an early drop off (8.35am) and a lunch club (12.00-12.45pm). Please contact the school office for more information.


We do currently have spaces in our Nursery for this academic year. If you would like to apply for a place in our current Nursery Class please complete the application form below and return it to the school office. Alternatively please contact the school office.


Nursery Information

Frequently asked questions

Admission Rules

 Places for Nursery in the school year 2023/24 for children born between 1 September 2019 and 31 August 2020 will be allocated according to the following admission criteria.

Hertfordshire Nursery Admissions

Dundale Nursery has 30 places maximum. All places are for 15 hours from 9 am to 12 Monday to Friday term time only.


All applications must be made directly to the school. The online application system is now closed, however, if you would like to apply for a Nursery place please complete a paper application form and return it to the school office, posted to:

Dundale Primary School and Nursery



HP23 5DJ

Or emailed as an attachment to: with ‘Nursery application’ in the subject line.


In Year Admissions

If you wish to apply for a place at Dundale please complete the online application available on the following link:


Under 11s In Year Admissions Rules


Parent guidance for appeals can be found HERE.


Secondary Transfer

For more information, please click here.


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