Secondary school places

Applications have been processed. Offer emails were sent on Tuesday 1 March 2022.

You must apply for a secondary school place for your child to start year 7 at secondary school. You will need to do this when your child is in year 6 at primary school.

If your child is already at secondary school and you want to move them to a different school you must apply for an in year admission.

What to do

You can name up to 4 school preferences on your secondary school application. To help you choose:

Applications for 2022

Secondary school applications for Kent residents closed on Monday 1 November 2021.

We process applications between 2 November 2021 and 28 February 2022.

If you have not applied and are a Kent resident please contact kentonlineadmissions@kent.gov.uk with your child’s name, date of birth, full address and current school. We will then advise you of the next steps.

If you have applied but your circumstances have changed and you need to amend your application please also email us so we can assist you.

Additional information

Some schools may need you to complete an additional form called a Supplementary Information Form (SIF).

Please contact the school to obtain the form.

Cranbrook School

Cranbrook School is the only school in Kent with year 9 entry.

University Technical Colleges

University Technical Colleges cater for children from Year 10 onwards.

Special educational needs and disabilities children

Most children with special educational needs and disabilities can attend mainstream schools, whether or not they have an education health and care (EHC) plan.

Find out more about applying for a school place for your SEND child.

If you applied online we emailed you on Tuesday 1 March 2022 to tell you which school you have been offered.

You can also log in to view your offer online.

If you need to reset your password you must use the email address you registered with.

Find out what to do after you get your offer.