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Admissions and Appeals

Admissions for Reception 

All admissions to Grove Park Primary School for Reception pupils are administered by Kent County Council, please click on the link below for further information.

Reception Admissions for September 2019

Applications for Reception 2019 admissions are now closed please contact the Admissions team if you wish to seek further guidance.

For further advice call KCC Admissions team on 03000412121 or email

Reception Appeals 2019

If your child is due to start primary, infant or junior school in 2019 you can appeal between 16th April and 21st May 2019 to guarantee that your appeal will be heard by 23rd July 2019.  For applications made in the normal admission round, appeals must be heard within 40 schools 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 you are applying for an 'in year' admission, please click on the link below for further information.

All in year applications must be made to the school office who will reply to you informing you of the outcome.  

Your child's application will be placed on our waiting list according to our distance criteria, we will contact you to arrange an introduction to Grove Park School when a place becomes available to you.

If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact Mrs Samantha Thorne in the school office on 01795 477417 or



In the event of parents' being unhappy with the process or wishing to appeal against a refusal due to the standard number being reached, the Education Office should be contacted.  The address to contact is:


Kent County Council

Room 2.24

Sessions House

County Hall


Kent ME14 1XQ


In Year Admission Form (IYCAF)

Secondary Admissions

For further information regarding secondary admissions please click on the link below:


Admissions Policy

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