Admissions

The application process for Reception Year Admissions for September 2018 will open on Monday 6 November 2017, with the closing date for applications being Monday 15 January 2018.  Any late applications must be received by Monday 14 May 2018.  Please click here for further information and details of how to apply.  National Offer Day is Monday 16 April 2018.

The 2018 booklet for primary schools admissions can be found by clicking here.

You will also need to complete a St Botolph’s C of E Primary School Supplementary Form, which includes details of our admission arrangements and oversubscription criteria.  This form can be downloaded from the link below and must be completed and returned to our School Office by Monday 15 January 2018.

Open Mornings for September 2018 admissions will be held on Tuesday 17 October and Tuesday 14 November 2017 at 9.00am, 10.00am or 11.00am and are strictly by appointment only.  Please telephone the School Office on 01474 365737 or email office@st-botolphs.kent.sch.uk if you would like to book a place.

Appeals Timetable

If your child is due to start primary school in 2018 you can appeal between Monday 16 April 2018 and Wednesday 16 May 2018.  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 school days from the deadline for lodging appeals where possible, or within 30 school days of the appeals being lodged.

In year admissions

To apply for a place outside of the Reception Admissions you will need to complete an In Year Casual Application Form. This can be downloaded here. This form will need to be completed and returned directly to the school office at St Botolph’s, together with a n In Year St Botolph’s Supplementary Form (which can be downloaded from the link below).

The best way to decide upon the right school for a child, is to visit it! Parents and carers of prospective pupils are very welcome to visit the school at any time by appointment. Please contact the school office to make an appointment.