Rosherville Church of England Primary Academy has a published admission number (PAN) of 20 children per year. To gain a place in Reception for the start of a new school year (September) you should apply through the Kent local authority process (see link below). September 2021 applications must be made between 5th November 2020 and 15th January 2021. To apply for a place at any other time (for all year groups) then please contact the school to discuss your needs. Applications are made using the application form which is available from the office or our website.
Kent County Council is responsible for school admissions across the county. Should a school be over-subscribed, places will be allocated according to the KCC published over-subscription criteria. This is:
Children in Local Authority Care or Previously in Local Authority Care
Current family association
Health and Special Access Reasons
Nearness of children’s homes to school
The link below will give you guidance/further details from Kent County Council on applying for a school place:
Due to the current circumstances we are unable to have an open day this year. Instead, we have created a ‘Virtual Open Day’ video to help you get a feel for our school!
Watch the video below:
*Rosherville’s Reception Class
Pupils are admitted to Rosherville in the September of the academic year in which they turn 5. Starting school is a very exciting and daunting time for you and your child. We as a school work with parents individually in the summer term before the children start to ensure it is a positive experience and that parents and children feel well prepared for their start in September.
Our reception class teacher Ms McCormick and teaching assistant Miss Horrobin will:
Hold a welcome meeting for new parents
Visit the children in their nursery setting
Visit the children in their home setting
Hold a stay and play session for the children to become familiar in their surroundings
What the school day for Reception Class looks like in September
Week 1: 8.45 a.m to 12.00 a.m. (will not stay for lunch)
Week 2: 8.45 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. (will stay for lunch)
Week 3: 8.45 a.m. to 3.15 p.m. (full time)
If your child is due to start primary school in September 2021 you can appeal between 19th April – 17 May 2021 to guarantee that your appeal will be heard by 23 July 2021. 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 schools days from the deadline for lodging appeals where possible, or within 30 schools days of the appeals being lodged.