Apply for your child’s reception class school place for 2022

Herefordshire Council’s admission process for primary school reception class places for September 2022 are open for children who were born between 1 September 2017 and 31 August 2018.

Applications can be made online at

Please note that late applications could result in not being offered a place in a preferred school.

You must still apply for a reception class place, even if you already have a place in the nursery associated with your preferred school.

If parents or guardians experience an issue with their online application, please call the council’s school admissions team on 01432 260926 / 261574 or email

The closing date for all primary school reception class applications is midnight on 15 January 2022.