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Admission to Foundation Stage (Reception)

Welcome to our Foundation Stage Classroom

Do you have a child born between 1st September 2018 and 31st August 2019?

 

From Friday 4th November 2022 to Monday 16th January 2023, the window for applications to be made for Foundation Stage (Reception Class) intake starting September 2023, will be open.

 

Please contact the school office by telephone or email if you would like to be updated regarding any future tours or information for prospective parents.

 

Click here for our Admissions Criteria for the academic year 2023/24

Click here for a Photographic Tour of our School

Click here for a Who's Who in our School Family

Supplementary Information Form (very important!)

Please click here for a short recording by our our wonderful children from Foundation Stage (Reception Class) and click here for a message from our Headteacher, Lisa D'Agostini.

How to apply

 

To apply online with Kent County Council, please click here.

 

As a faith school, we have our own Supplementary Information Form which applicants will need to complete in addition to the Kent County Council online application form. This provides us with the applicants religious background/information. If the religion provides evidence i.e. Baptism/Christening certificate, please ensure this is supplied alongside the Supplementary Information Form. Please click here to download our Supplementary Information Form and return directly to the school via email (office@st-thomas-canterbury.kent.sch.uk), post or by hand to the school office.

Admissions Policy for the Academic Year 2023/24

Appeals Process

 

If your child is due to start primary school in September 2022, you can appeal if you are 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.

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