Starting secondary school
Apply for a secondary school place for September 2020, if your child was born between 1 September 2008 and 31 August 2009.
If your child has an Education, Health and Care Plan or statement of special educational needs you don’t need to apply through this admission process. Please contact email@example.com instead.
Key dates for secondary school admissions 2020:
|Registration for the Medway Test opens||9am, Monday 3 June 2019|
|Registration for the Medway Test closes||5pm, Monday 1 July 2019|
|Deadline for special arrangements requests from schools||Monday 8 July 2019|
|Secondary school applications open||9am, Monday 9 September 2019|
|Medway Test dates||Tuesday 17 and Wednesday 18 September 2019|
| Medway Test date for Medway schools who opt for Saturday
testing and children from non-Medway schools
|Saturday 21 September 2019|
|Results of the Medway Test||Monday 7 October 2019|
|Deadline for Medway Test review requests||Monday 14 October 2019|
|Deadline for primary and junior schools to submit review work to Medway Council||10am, Wednesday 16 October 2019|
|Medway Test reviews||Thursday 17 and Friday 18 October 2019|
|Review decisions posted to parents and carers||By Wednesday 23 October 2019|
|Secondary school applications close||5pm, Thursday 31 October 2019|
|Offers sent to parents and carers||Monday 2 March 2020|
| Places must be accepted/refused
Requests to go on a waiting list and appeals must be submitted
|By Tuesday 31 March 2020|
|Re-allocation of vacant places begins||Monday 20 April 2020|
|Re-allocation of vacant places ends||Thursday 31 December 2020|
Question and answer sessions
To help guide families through the admissions process, we're running a series of presentations on how it works and what you need to do.
You can ask any questions you have and you don't need to book a place, just turn up.
There are two presentation times on each date at each venue.
|Tuesday 4 June 2019||4.30pm and 6.30pm||The Hundred of Hoo Academy, Main Road, Hoo, Rochester, ME3 9HH|
|Wednesday 5 June 2019||4.30pm and 6.30pm||Chatham Grammar School for Girls, Rainham Road, Chatham, ME5 7EH|
|Thursday 6 June 2019||4.30pm and 6.30pm||Sir Joseph Williamson's Mathematical School, Maidstone Road, Rochester, ME1 3EL|