Year 7 Information for Entry September 2022

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Year 7 Application Information 

All applicants for St Mary’s Catholic School need to complete a Supplementary Information Form (SIF) SIF Form September 2022 

Completed forms must be returned to the Admissions Officer at the school no later than 31st October 2021 (see key dates below).    

Complete your Local Authority online application form, listing your chosen schools in your preferred order by the closing date of 31st October 2021 (The online application process opens 1st September 2021) 

Admissions Criteria 2022-2023

St Mary's Catholic School Site Map 

School Transport Information please click on the following link: School Transport   

You are warmly invited to tour our School from the comfort of your home via our  Virtual Open Day Film from 2020 and the 2021 Open Evening Film, along with our  School Prospectus. Please do watch our School Film which showcases our friendly and caring ethos and the achievements of our students. 

We are here to guide you through our amended admissions process; if you would like further information or to receive an application pack, please do not hesitate to contact our Admissions officer  For all admission enquiries, please contact Mrs Chloe Hopkins, 01279 654901, or via  

If your child has an Education Health Care Plan and is currently in Year 6, please contact our SEN Officer, Mrs Joanna Nestorovska on 01279 654901, 

We hope that we will be able to open our doors to host our usual Open Events again in the near future, but in the meantime, these virtual events will give you a good flavour of the happy, thriving and welcoming School that St Mary’s Catholic School is proud to be.


Criteria Boundaries

Instructions to aid in finding if your address is within the Parish Boundaries

Go to the required location map below

Open the Parish you believe you live in.

Type your Postcode in the Search Box and click on the Search Button

Using the Minus Button in the bottom right corner of the screen Zoom Out

You will then see your Address Button in relation to the boundary information

If you fall outside the boundary, consider if you may live within a different boundary. i.e. Cheshunt could by Waltham Cross

If you are still in doubt, please contact the school:  01279 654901




Key Dates for Year 7 entry September 2022:

31 January 2022

Applications received after this date will not be offered a school place until the week of
25 – 29 April 2022.

1 March 2022

National Allocation Day

We will email you the school you've been allocated, if you applied online and confirmed your email address.

The online allocation system will be updated with allocations and be made available only after allocation emails have been sent.

Notification letters will be posted first class only to parents or carers who applied on paper.

If you applied online, you can use online facilities including opting out, making a new application and submitting an appeal.

1 – 15 March 2022

Continuing interest lists are created.

Applicants that didn't get any higher preference schools will automatically go on the list for those schools.

Parents or carers should confirm this with schools responsible for their own admissions.

1 – 8 March 2022

Continuing interest applications open.

You can add new preferences for some Hertfordshire schools for the first continuing interest run. Information will be available online from 1 March 2022.

15 March 2022

Last date to accept the place offered.

Online applicants should accept the place online.

Paper applicants should return their response form to the Admissions and Transport Team.


8 April 2022

Last date to register a change of preferences or for new applications to be added for the second continuing interest run.

25  – 29 April 2022

Second (and final) continuing interest run.

We'll contact you with an offer of a new school place, if you're successful at the second continuing interest run.

6 May - 21 June 2022

School place appeals take place during this period (excluding 30 May - 3 June 2022).

May – July 2022

If school vacancies occur, places will be filled from remaining continuing interest lists.

24 June 2022

Continuing interest lists (waiting lists) for Year 9 (upper school) and Year 10 (studio school or university technical college) close on 23 June 2022.

To retain your continuing interest for a Hertfordshire upper or studio school or UTC, you will need to make an in year application from 24 June 2022.

22 July 2022

Continuing interest lists for Year 7 (secondary school) close on 21 July 2022.

To retain your continuing interest for a Hertfordshire secondary school you will need to make an in year application from 22 July 2022.

Upcoming Events

27 Apr

Year 12 Enrichment

27 April, 2022 (4:45pm) – 14 July, 2022
16 May

GCE & GCSE Public Exams

16 May, 2022 – 29 June, 2022
30 May

Pupils Absent (Half Term)

30 May, 2022 – 3 June, 2022
06 Jun

Pupils Return

All Day