Pirton School is a village school, in the village of Pirton on the outskirts of Hitchin. Our children come from Pirton itself and further afield and from both Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire.  We currently have 150 children in our school in 5 classes.
Our classes are as follows:
Wrens (Reception)
Robins (Year One/Year Two)
Swifts (Year Two/Year Three)
Kestrels (Year Three/Year Four)
Owls (Year Five/Year Six)
For the academic year 2023-2024, our classes are all full with the exception of Reception where we have 3 spaces and Robins where we have one space. If you are interested in your child starting at Pirton, please contact us to arrange a visit.


For the academic year 2024-2025, we anticipate this being our class structure: 

Wrens (Reception)
Robins (Year One)
Swifts (Year Two/Year Three)
Kestrels (Year Three/Year Four)
Falcons (Year Four/Year Five)
Owls (Year Six)

We welcome parents contacting the school directly to discuss your individual applications.

To make an In Year application please go to

Applicants for a Reception place for September 2024 should apply online at

Admission Arrangements

Pirton School is a Hertfordshire School and the Local Authority manages our admissions. If you would like your child to attend our school, further information can be found on the Hertfordshire County Council website by following this link: School Admissions