Admissions for Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) / Reception Class

Our admission number for Reception Class is 60 and pupils begin their school life in the September following their fourth birthday. Admissions for September 2024 are now closed. National Offer day is on Tuesday 16th April 2024.

If your child is due to start Primary school in September 2024, you can appeal if you are refused a place at one of your preferred schools on National Offer Day (Tuesday, 16 April 2024). You needed to submit your appeal before Tuesday 14 May 2024 for it to be considered by Tuesday 16th July 2024. Any appeals received after this time will be heard within 40 school days from the deadline, or where reasonably possible in line with updated guidance from the Department for Education.

You can appeal the Primary School Placement offer using this link:



Admissions for Secondary School Places

Secondary school admissions for September 2024 are now closed. National Offer day for secondary places is 1st March 2024.

Details about applying for a secondary school place for September 2025 can be found online at http://www.kent.gov.uk/education-and-children/schools/school-places/secondary-school-places

If you are thinking about applying for a grammar school you can register your child for the Kent Test.

An information letter will be available later in the year about applications for the Kent Test.


In-Year Admissions

If your child is already at school and you wish to apply for a place at Headcorn Primary School, please complete the In-Year Casual Application Form, available from KCC In-Year Admissions or contact the school office on 01622 891289 and send it directly to the school. The school will follow KCC’s set criteria for admission and over-subscription.

If you are moving to the area and interested in your child joining our school, we may have spaces in some year groups.  For more information, please call the School Office on 01622 891289.