Procedure for Entrance into Secondary Education
Key Dates 2020-2021
Monday 1st June 2020 - Registration for the Kent Grammar Test opens
Wednesday 1st July 2020 (midnight) - Registration for the Kent Grammar Test closes
Tuesday 1st September 2020 - Application for secondary Transfer opens
Thursday 10th September 2020 - Test date for Kent Primary Schools, Grammar Test - arrangements yet to be confirmed due to COVID-19.
Thursday 15th October 2020 - Kent Test Assessment Decisions emailed to Parents after 4pm, letters posted by first class)
Monday 2nd November 2020 - National Closing Date for Secondary Application Forms (SCAF)
Monday 1st March 2021 - National Offer Day (school places sent to parents - email after 4pm, letters posted by first class)
Monday 15th March 2021 - Parents must confirm whether or not they accept or refuse the offer with the school.
Monday 15th March 2021 - Parents must confirm whether or not they wish to join a school's waiting list with their Local Authority.
Friday 26th March 2021 - By this date Parents must lodge an appeal with the Local Authority.
Wednesday 21st April 2021 - Re-allocation takes place - any vacancies filled from waiting lists - parents can make extended preferences direct to schools.