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Applying for a Reception place for the Academic Year 2024-2025

The application process for admission into Reception in September 2024 will open on Friday, 3rd November 2023, with the closing date for applications being Monday, 15th January 2024.  All applications must be made online at: Kent Primary School Admissions.  

In addition to the online application, to apply for a place here at Saint George’s Primary Phase you will also need to complete a Supplementary Information Form, which includes details of our admission arrangements and oversubscription criteria. This form must be completed and returned to the Primary Phase office, or by email to by Monday 15th January 2024. 

Open Days

Admissions Timetable

Key Action Date

Admissions for Primary Transfer Opens

Tuesday 5 November 2024

Open Days


National Closing Date for Application Forms

Wednesday 15 January 2025

National Offer Day

Wednesday 16 April 2025 (by 4pm)

Deadline for Late Applications (Also the date by which places should be accepted or declined by schools)

Wednesday 30 April 2025

Deadline for Lodging Appeals

Tuesday 20 May 2025

Please refer to the Admissions Policy below for information regarding our oversubscription criteria.

Admissions Documentation


If your child is due to start secondary school in September 2024, you can appeal if you are refused a place at one of your preferred schools on National Offer Day (Wednesday, 16 April 2025).

You need to submit your appeal before Tuesday, 20 May 2025, for it to be considered by Thursday, 22 May 2025. Any appeals received after this time will be heard within 40 school days from the deadline, or where reasonably possible, in line with updated guidance from the Department for Education.

For late applications, appeals should be heard within 40 school days from the deadline for lodging appeals where possible or within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged where reasonably possible, in line with updated guidance from the Department for Education.

If you would like to lodge an appeal for a child starting Reception or for more information on the appeals process, please visit KCC – Appeal a School Offer.

In-year Admissions

If you are considering transferring your child to our school, please contact Primary Admissions for information on availability and waiting lists using the contact details below.

To apply for a place outside the September Admissions process, you must complete an In-year Application Form and a Supplementary Information Form. Both forms are available to download below and will need to be completed and returned directly to the Primary Phase office. 

Please note: If your child is offered a place at Saint George’s, you must provide your child’s birth certificate and proof of address (two for you and one for your child).

In-year Admissions Documentation


Primary Admissions Contact Information

Saint George’s Church of England Primary Phase

Contact: Natasha Bianchet, Primary Phase Office Manager

Tel: 01474 533 082 (Option 1)


Kent County Council Admission Information and Contacts

Tel: 03000 416 111