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Where children come first



If you would like your child to attend our school, please see full details of our admission arrangements below. 


Aylesham Primary School follows the local authority scheme for admission to primary schools.


Please also see our Admissions Policy for full details of our over-subscription admissions criteria, visits to the schools, in-year admissions, notification and appeals.


Full information regarding the KCC Admissions scheme is available:

Admission to Primary School - September 2020


You can apply:



Please click on above links to view the Primary Common Application Form and the Primary Admissions Booklet 2020


Admissions Guidance:


  • You can apply for up to 3 schools, putting them in order of preference.  It's in your best interest to list 3 schools.  Naming only one school does not guarantee your child a place at that school or give your child priority for a place over another child, neither does naming a school more than once.
  • Applications will open on Tuesday 5th November 2019 and close at midnight on Wednesday 15th January 2020 for Primary or Infant school places (Reception year) - if your child was born between 1 September 2015 and 31 August 2016.


The Key Scheme dates are:


The Key Scheme dates are: Key Action

Scheme Date

National closing date for application forms

Wednesday 15 Jan 2020

Summary of applicant numbers sent to all Kent primary, infant and junior schools

By Monday 10 February 2020

Full applicant details sent to all Kent primary, infant and junior schools for ranking against their over-subscription criteria

By Monday  17 February 2020

Ranked lists returned to Kent County Council by all schools. Deadline for school to inform Kent County Council of wish to offer in excess of PAN

By Friday 6 March 2020

Primary, infant and junior schools sent list of allocated pupils

Wednesday 27  March 2020

National Offer Day: e-mails sent after 4pm and letters sent 1st class post

Thursday 16 April 2020

Schools send out welcome letters no earlier than

Monday 20 April 2020

Deadline for late applications and waiting list requests to be included in Kent County Council’s reallocation stage. Also date by which places should be accepted or declined to schools

By Wednesday 6th May 2020

Deadline for lodging of appeals

Thursday  14 May 2020

Kent County Council will send schools reallocation waiting lists for ranking against their over-subscription criteria

Monday 11th May 2020

Schools to send their ranked reallocation waiting list and acceptance and refusals to KCC

Monday 18 May 2020

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

Wednesday 10 June 2018


For advice either call the individual school offices or contact 03000 412121 or email