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Sedley's Church of England

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Admissions

Sedley's Open Day

 

 

If you are considering Sedley's as your school of choice for September 2023 then we would love to show you around and give you the chance to see how we do things.  Please come along to the session at either 9:15 am or 1:45 pm on Thursday 10th November 2022 and our pupils will give you a guided tour!  This will then be followed by a talk and an opportunity to ask questions.  We look forward to seeing lots of you there. Please contact the school to book your place in one of the sessions.  

 

Thursday 10th November 2022 (9:15 or 13:45)

 

Applying for a Reception place for the Academic Year 2022-2023

 

The key dates for Entry to Year R 2023 

Sedley's Church of England Open Day 9:15am or 1:45pm

Email: office@sedleys.kent.sch.uk to book a place.

Thursday 10th November 2022

National closing date for applications

Monday 16th January 2023

Schools send out welcome letters no earlier than

 

Deadline date for late applications and waiting lists to be included in Kent County Council’s reallocation stage. Places by parents should be accepted or declined to schools

 

Deadline for lodging of appeals

 

KCC to reallocate places that have become available from the schools’ waiting lists.  After this point, schools will take back ownership of their waiting lists

 

 

 

Primary school applications for Kent residents will be open from 4 November 2022 to 16 January 2023.

You must apply for a primary school place through Kent County Council website https://www.kent.gov.uk 

If you have any questions please telephone 01474833221 or email office@sedleys.kent.sch.uk

 

Please complete the Supplementary Information form and return to Sedley's school so that we have any information or Church reference you may wish to provide in support of your application.

 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Sedley's on 01474833221 or email office@sedleys.kent.sch.uk

 

Admissions Documents (2023-2024)

Appeals

 

If your child is due to start primary school in September 2022, you can appeal if you were refused a place at one of your preferred schools on National Offer Day (Tuesday 19 April 2022).

 

You must submit your appeal before Tuesday 17 May 2022 for it to be considered by Tuesday 19 July 2022. 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.

 

Appeal Documents

In Year Admissions

 

If you are considering transferring your child to our school, please contact the school office via office@sedleys.kent.sch.uk or 01474 833 221 for information on availability and waiting lists, as well as to arrange a tour of the school.

 

If you are applying for a place outside of the September Admissions process you will need to complete an In-Year Application Form and a Sedley's Supplementary Form. This form will need to be completed and returned directly to the office, which can be downloaded below, with a copy of your child's full birth certificate which names both parents. 

 

Check the date your child can start school 

Applying for a Reception place for the Academic Year 2023-2024

 

Applications for September 2023, open in November 2022

Our school open days will be in November-January; to be confirmed at a later date.

 

 

Key Action

Date

Application for Primary Intake opens online

Friday, 4th November 2022

National closing date for applications

Deadline date for the return of Supplementary Information Forms.

Monday, 16th January 2023

National Offer Day: emails sent after 4pm.

Wednesday, 19th April 2023

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 to schools

By Monday, 1st May 2023

Deadline for lodging of appeals

Friday 12th May 2023

 

 

 

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

Admissions Documents (2023-2024)

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