Kent County council forward admission booklets to all Infant and Primary schools in January of each year. This book outlines all necessary information regarding the admission procedures for parents requesting Reception places for September of the same year.
Applications are then invited on line at the above KCC website. Parents/carers are advised to nominate three schools in preferential order. KCC will then endeavour to allocate a school of your choice. Parents are normally informed of their allocated school by Easter.
Casual admissions are the responsibility of the school. Application forms can be obtained from the school's office or directly from Kent County Councils website www.kent.gov.uk.
Timetable for appeals - in the event of oversubscription
Your appeal will be heard at what is called a Hearing, within a time scale of 40 school days from 1st May 2018. It is likely to be heard in mid-late June.
Your appeal request should state your reasons for your request and any additional information/documentation/appendices should be submitted five days before the Hearing to allow time for it to be copied and distributed to all the interested parties. At least 10 working days before your appeal, unless you choose to waive this right, you will be sent detailed information regarding the process and also the date, time, place and names of the independent panel members who will hear the appeal.
The school is unable to guarantee that any original work/evidence/folders, submitted as part of the appeal, will be returned. Appellants may wish to submit copies in advance and then take important original documents verifying evidence to the appeal.
If you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact the school office.