Admissions for Reception Class
Children begin their school life in the September following their fourth birthday, joining our Reception Class of 30.
Applications for children due to start primary school in September 2023 will open 4th November 2022 and will close 16th January 2023. More information can be found at www.kent.gov.uk/schooladmissions. Parents are encouraged to apply online at www.kent.gov.uk/ola. Parents will be informed of which school they have been offered in April 2023.
For advice call 03000 41 21 21 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The school follows the LA’s admissions policy, a copy of which is available here.
Parents of children due to start school in September 2023 are invited to visit the school on one of our Open Mornings, which will be held on Tuesday 15th November and Tuesday 29th November 2022. The headteacher will deliver a short presentation at 9.15am and 10.45am on each day, before parents are taken on a tour of the school, guided by Year 6 pupils. Please contact the School Office on 01622 743596 to book your place.
In order to support parents and their children as they join our school, we offer a series of transition events in the summer term before they start in our Year R class in September. Your Year R child will be paired with a Year 6 Buddy, who will support them as they start school and throughout the year.
In September, all Reception children stay for mornings only for the first five school days. In the second week, children stay for lunch and in week three they will be with us all day. Prior to a child starting in our Reception Class, parents and carers will be offered the opportunity to have a home visit, where school staff can meet children in their familiar surroundings.
School Tours for Reception Intake 2022-2023
The tours for the above reception intake will take place on the following dates;
16th November 2021 at 9:15 am and 11:00 am
30th November 2021 at 9:15 am and 11:00 am
The tours will consist of a Headteacher's Presentation and then a tour of the school.
Please contact the school office on 01622 743596 to book a place.
We look forward to seeing you.
In Year Admissions
Parents seeking a place for their child during the school year should download an ‘In Year Admission Form’ (IYAF) from this website and return it to the school. We will then inform you as to whether a place is available or not. Unsuccessful applicants are welcome to join the waiting list for places should a vacancy arise.
You can appeal if you have been refused a place at your preferred school. The Kent County Council Primary Schools Appeal Guide is available here.
No discrimination will be shown to a prospective pupil on the grounds of race, sex or ability nor to those with disabilities once mainstream schooling has been deemed to be the most appropriate placing.