You must apply for a secondary school place for your child to start year 7 at secondary school. You will need to do this when your child is in year 6 at primary school.
If your child is already at secondary school and you want to move them to a different school you must apply for an in year admission.
What to do
Applications for transfer to secondary school in September 2023 opened on Thursday 1 September and will close at midnight on Monday 31 October 2022.
Applications can be completed online.
You can name up to 4 school preferences on your secondary school application. To help you choose:
Applications for 2023
Secondary school applications for Kent residents opened on Thursday 1 September and will close on Monday 31 October 2022.
Some schools may need you to complete an additional form called a Supplementary Information Form (SIF).
Please contact the school(s) to obtain the form(s) and once completed return directly to the school(s).
If you provided an email address on your application we will email you on Wednesday 1 March 2023 after 4pm to tell you which school you have been offered.
You can also log in to view your offer online on Wednesday 1 March 2023.
Offer emails will be sent to the email address provided on your application.
We cannot guarantee the exact time you will receive your email, this will depend on your email service provider.
Due to data protection restrictions, we cannot send the offer to an alternate address without authorisation from the original email account. If you have changed email address, please ensure you can still access the original one so you can receive your offer, or you can view your offer online. If you need to reset your password you must use the email address you registered with.
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