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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

Is your child is due to start Primary school in September 2024?

If so, why not come to one of our open mornings and see what Saint George’s Primary has to offer!

Our open mornings will include a short presentation, the opportunity to ask questions and a tour of our wonderful school.  

The open mornings will be held on Wednesday, 1st November, Tuesday, 7th November and Tuesday, 14th November with sessions at 9.15am and 10.30am.

We kindly ask that you book your place in advance and do not attend unless you have a confirmed booking, as there are a limited number of places for each session.  Please note that our open mornings are intended for parents. If you are planning to bring your children, please call the office for further information before booking.

Admissions Timetable

Key Action Date

Application for Primary Intake opens online

Friday, 3rd November 2023

National Closing Date for Applications

Deadline date for the return of Supplementary Information Forms

Monday 15th January 2024

National Offer Day: Emails sent after 16:00 Tuesday 16th April 2024

Deadline date for late applications and waiting lists to be included in Kent County Council’s reallocation stage. 

Also, the date by which places should be accepted or declined by schools

By Tuesday 30th April 2024

Deadline for lodging of appeals Tuesday 14th May 2024

For information regarding our oversubscription criteria, please refer to the Admissions Policy.

Admissions Documentation


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

You must submit your appeal before Tuesday 14 May 2024 for it to be considered by Tuesday 16 July 2024. 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.

For more information on the appeals process, please download the FAQs below or visit: KCC – Appeal a School Offer 

If you would like to lodge an appeal for a child starting Reception in September 2024, please visit: Primary Appeals – September 2024.

Appeals Documentation

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 will need to 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 will be required to 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