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The published admissions number for St Martin’s Church of England Primary school is 30.  This means that we are only able to admit 30 pupils into each Year Group.


  1. Children in Local Authority Care, Adopted Children or Children with an Educational Health Care Plan.
  2. Current Sibling Link:   a sibling should be on roll at the school at the time of admission. The sibling link is broken when the family moves more than 2 miles away from the school since the sibling on roll joined the school.
  3. Health and Special Access reasons
  4. Children of members of the UK Armed Forces or Crown Servants : a place can be held open for a maximum of 3 months (see section below)

5.  Nearness to the school



If you wish to apply for a place for your child to join our Reception Class in September 2017 you can apply between 7 November 2016 and 16 January 2017.  Please follow the link below for more details:

Kent County Council Flier

In the meantime you can contact the school (01303 238888) to arrange a visit to the school at one of the following times:

  • Friday 23rd September (9.30am)

  • Wednesday5th October (2pm)

  • Friday 7th October (9.30am)

  • Monday17th October (2pm)

  • Thursday 8th November (11am)

  • Thursday 24th November  - FULL

  • Monday 28th November - FULL

  • Tuesday 6th December - FULL

  • Monday 12th December - FULL

  • Monday 9th January - FULL

  • Tuesday 10th January (2pm)


If you are a member of the UK Armed Forces or a Crown Servant, with a confirmed posting to Kent, you can apply for an in year admission  by completing an In Year Casual Admission Form (IYCAF) and sending it direct to our school. You must include an official letter that declares a relocation date and a Unit postal address or quartering area address with your application.

Where we are  able to offer a place, we will honour that place for 3 months. This can mean that a place can be kept open for the next academic year providing your child/children will start within the 3 month period. If the place has not been taken up at the end of the 3 months, we may offer it to another child. If this happens, we will inform you that the place is no longer available and you will need to make a new application for a school place. We may  add your child's name to our waiting list if you so wish.


If you wish your child to transfer to St Martin’s Church of England Primary School from another school whether this is in Kent or in another Local Authority, you should submit an In Year Casual Admission Form (IYCAF) to the school.  You need to complete a separate form for each child.


In Year Casual Admission Form (IYCAF)