Admission to Secondary School 2023
Applications for transfer to secondary school in September 2023 opened on Thursday 1 September and will close at midnight on Monday 31 October 2022.
Secondary school applications for Kent residents will be open from Thursday 1 September to Monday31st October at www.kent.gov.uk/ola
You can name up to 4 school preferences on your secondary school application. To help you choose:
- read our information about choosing a school
- read our guide to secondary admissions for 2023 (PDF, 1.0 MB).
Some schools may need you to complete an additional form called a Supplementary Information Form (SIF).
Please contact the secondary school to obtain the form.
Special educational needs and disabilities children
Most children with special educational needs and disabilities can attend mainstream schools, whether or not they have an education health and care (EHC) plan.
If your child has an EHC plan their school placement will be arranged by the SEN Team.
Find out more about applying for a school place for your SEND child.
RECEIVING THE SCHOOL OFFER
If you provided an email address on your application Kent Admissions 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.
Kent Admissions cannot guarantee the exact time you will receive your email, this will depend on your email service provider.
Due to data protection restrictions, Kent Admissions 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.
There is a document on this page titled Secondary Transfer for Sep 2023- this is a powerpoint that should answer all your questions about the process. If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact Mrs Roy.
For any additional advice that you think we can't answer you can contact the admissions team directly, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Find out what to do after you get your offer.