Painters Ash School follow 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.

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 2020 for children due to start primary and junior school in September 2020. If you miss the deadline please email

If you apply online we will email you on 16 April 2020 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 2020 to view your offer.

If you apply using a paper form we will send your offer by first class post on 16 April 2020. 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.