Starting School – Reception Places
As a Voluntary Controlled school, our admissions criteria are set by the local authority. Our schools admissions and oversubscription criteria information can be found from the KCC admissions guidance on this link.
Trottiscliffe Church of England Primary School has 12 places in Reception for new admissions (our Published Admission Number). These places will be allocated by Kent County Council in accordance with the following criteria (in order of priority):
Children in Local Authority Care
Current Family Associations (siblings)
Health and Special Access reasons
Nearness of children’s homes to school
We hold several events prior to September for both children and parents to familiarise themselves with their new teachers and school.
KCC encourages parents to apply online. Online applications for the school year, which starts in September, usually open November of the previous year and close in January. Please refer to the KCC website for specific dates. To request a paper application, please contact Kent County Council on 01622 696565.
To apply for a place at our school, please follow the above link to access the KCC Admissions Website.