Admissions to St Paul's Infant School are administered by the Local Authority, Kent County Council. Please follow the link below for full details of the Primary Admissions Arrangements: https://www.kent.gov.uk/education-and-children/schools/school-places/primary-school-places#tab-2
The oversubscription criteria for St Paul's Infant School are as follows:
- Children in Local Authority Care/Internationally Adopted Previously Looked After Children
- Current family association (sibling)
- Health and special access reasons
- Nearness of children's homes to school
In year applications for Kent school places should be made direct to schools, using a separate copy of Kent County Council's single In Year Application Form (IYAF) for each child and each school applied for.
Copies of the IYAFs can be obtained from any Kent school or from www.kent.gov.uk/schooladmissions or by ringing 03000 41 21 21
Transfer to Junior School
Children who are attending St Paul’s Infant School are given priority for admission to North Borough Junior School, our linked school. You may however, choose to apply to an alternative Junior school.
Parents may apply using the online process available at www.kent.gov.uk/ola or by completing a paper form called a Junior Common Application Form (JCAF). This form can be downloaded from www.kent.gov.uk/primaryadmissions Applications can be made between November and January of the academic year prior to your child starting school.