Painters Ash follows the Kent admissions arrangements which can be found on the Kent website.
You must apply for a primary school place if:
-Your child is due to start primary or infant school (reception year)
-Your child is at infant school (year 2) and is due to start junior school (year 3)
-Your child is at primary school (year 2) and you want your child to move to a junior school at the start of year 3
Please click on the link at the bottom of the page to see our current school admissions arrangements in full.
Admission Appeals for entry into Reception September 2021
If your child is due to start primary school in September 2021 you can appeal between 19th April -17 May 2021 to guarantee that your appeal will be heard by 23 July 2021. For applications made in the normal admission round, appeals must be heard within 40 school days of the deadline for lodging appeals.
For late applications, appeals should be heard within 40 schools days from the deadline for lodging appeals where possible, or within 30 schools days of the appeals being lodged.
In year admissions
If your child is at a primary or junior school and you want to move them to a different school, you will need to make an in year admission. Click here for further information.
Expression of interest
If you are considering sending your child to Painters Ash School to join Reception you may wish to contact the school office directly and pass on your details so that we can keep you informed about Open Day events.
Applications close on 15 January 2021 for children due to start primary and junior school in September 2021. If you miss the deadline please email email@example.com.
If you apply online we will email you on 16 April 2021 after 4pm to tell you which school you have been offered. We cannot guarantee the exact time you will receive your email, this will depend on your email service provider. You can also log in from 5pm on 16 April 2021 to view your offer.
If you apply using a paper form we will send your offer by first class post on 16 April 2021. Royal Mail no longer guarantees next day delivery on first class post. Please wait 3 working days for your letter to arrive before contacting us.