Admission to Primary School

If you have a child born between 1 September 2016 and 31st August 2017, you need to apply for their place at primary school at: kent.gov.uk/primaryadmissions

Key dates

Thursday 5th November 2020 - Applications open online.

Friday 15th January 2021- Closing date for applications.

The full information booklet can be viewed online at: kent.gov.uk/primaryadmissions

If you require a paper application form or information booklet, please call 03000 4121 21.

Admissions Policy

In the event of the school being over-subscribed for the Reception Year, places are allocated according to the following LEA admission criteria, in priority order:

• Children in local authority care

• Current family association (a brother or sister in the school at the time of entry)

• Health reasons (for which a medical certificate may be needed)

• Nearness of children’s homes to the school

For more detailed information regarding each criteria, please click on the following link. LEA admission criteria

Parents considering applying to the school at other times during their child’s/children’s primary years are most welcome to visit the school in the event that a place is available.

Applications

Applications for admission into Reception class for September 2021 will close on 15 January 2021. 

You can apply online for a school place by visiting www.kent.gov.uk/schooladmissions

If you applied online you will be emailed on 16 April 2021 after 4pm to tell you which school you have been offered. If you applied by post you will be sent your offer by first class post on 16 April 2021. Royal Mail no longer guarantees next day delivery on first class post. Please wait 3 working days for your letter to arrive before contacting school admissions.

If you do not have access to the internet or require support in completing an online application, our Family Liaison Officer, Clare Palmer, is happy to assist you. You can make an appointment via the school office.

If you prefer a paper application, please call 03000 41 21 21.

If you need advice call 03000 41 21 21 or email primaryadmissions@kent.gov.uk.




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