Admissions

Admissions to Apply for a Reception Place for the Academic Year 2024-2025

Applications for the September 2024 intake are now closed.

Admissions Timetable

Key ActionDate
Application for Primary Intake opens onlineFriday, 3rd November 2023
National closing date for applications

Deadline date for the return of Supplementary Information Forms.
Monday, 15th January 2024
National Offer Day: emails sent after 4pm.Tuesday, 16th April 2024
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 Tuesday 30th April 2024
Deadline for lodging of appealsTuesday 14th May 2024

To apply for a place at Stone St. Mary’s Church of England Primary School, please apply here.

When appealing in-year admissions, the deadline for hearing the appeal is within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.

Admissions Documents (2024-2025)

Admissions Policy
PDF
Advice for Summer Born Children

Appeals

If your child is due to start primary school in September 2024, you can appeal if you are refused a place at one of your preferred schools on National Offer Day (Tuesday 16 April 2024).

You must submit your appeal before Tuesday 14 May 2024 for it to be considered by Tuesday 16 July 2024. 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.

For more information on the appeals process, please download the FAQs below or visit: KCC – Appeal a School Offer

If you would like to lodge an appeal for a child starting Reception in September 2024, please visit: Primary Appeals – September 2024.

Appeals Documents (2024-2025)

In-Year Admissions

If you are considering transferring your child to our school, please contact Primary Admissions for information on availability and waiting lists using the contact details below.

To apply for a place outside of the September Admissions process you will need to complete an In-Year Application Form. This form will need to be completed and returned directly to the office (which can be downloaded from the link below). Please note if your child is offered a place at Stone St. Mary’s, you will be required to provide your child’s birth certificate and proof of address (two for you and one for your child).

Late applications/Waiting lists/Multiple births: Procedures and arrangements for administering these issues will be in accordance with those detailed in the KCC’s booklet ‘Admission to Primary Schools in Kent’.

Contact Information

Stone St. Mary’s Church of England Primary School

Mrs R Rawlings, Office Manager
Tel: 01322 382 292
Email: office@stone.kent.sch.uk  

Kent County Council Admissions Information and Contacts

Website
Tel: 03000 416 111
Email: primaryadmissions@kent.gov.uk

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