St James' CE Aided Infant School admissions criteria
St James' CE (Aided) Infant School has 90 places in Reception for new admissions (our Published Standard Number). These places will be allocated by Kent County Council in accordance with the following criteria (in order of priority)
1. Children in Local Authority Care
2. Children who physically reside within the catchment area
3. Children who have a parent/foster parent/guardian who is a practising member of
St James' Church
4. Children who have a brother or sister at the Infant School at the time of admission
5. Children who have a brother or sister at the Junior School at the time of admission
6. Children who have a parent/foster parent/guardian who is a practising member of
local Church that is a member of Churches Together in Britain and Ireland or the
7. All other children
All applicants must complete the School's own Supplementary Information Form (which can be downloaded below) and the Kent County Council RCAF form.
Kent County Council encourages parents to apply online.
Reception Admissions 2017
The applications process for Reception places for September 2017 is now open.
If your child was born between 1stSeptember 2012 and 31stAugust 2013 you need to apply now using the online application process and following the link below. Applications close on 16thJanuary 2017.
You will also need to complete the school’s Supplementary Information Form that can be collected from the school office or downloaded from the school website.
Year 3 Admissions 2017
If your child is now in Year 2 you need to apply for a place for a place at St James’ Junior School.
Please follow the link below to do this.
Applications close on 16thJanuary 2017.