It’s almost time to apply for primary and secondary school places


News from Medway Matters

Many Medway parents are now opting to apply for schools online, making it the most popular method to register school preferences.

In the coming weeks parents and carers will start applying for their child’s primary or secondary school place for September 2015. And applying online at is a simple and easy way to register for schools.

Parents and carers of children going into Year 6 this September can apply to secondary schools from Monday, 8 September 2014, at 9am.

The closing date for secondary applications is Friday, 31 October 2014, at 4pm. Children will receive their secondary school offer on national offer day, Monday, 2 March 2015.

Applications for primary and junior schools will open on Monday, 15 September 2014, and close on Thursday, 15 January 2015. Children will receive their school place offer on national offer day, Thursday, 16 April 2015.

By applying online, parents who provide an email address will receive an email confirming their application has been received. An email will also be sent after 4pm on the day offers are posted out, letting parents know what school place their child has been offered.

It is very important to apply within the opening and closing dates. Applications submitted after the deadline will be less likely to be allocated one or any of the preference schools stated.

To find out more or for an admissions booklet visit


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