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Allington Primary School

Primary School


We accept children at any point during the school year, providing we have space available. Our intake for Reception is 60. If you have any queries regarding placing your child at our school, please contact us on 01622757320  or 

Foundation Stage

Children start school in the September following their 4th birthday. The admissions round opens in November for the following September and applications are made online at If you have any difficulty with the process, please do not hesitate to contact us as we will be happy to help with the application process. You should choose up to 3 schools in order of preference, and the Local Education Authority will advise you in the middle of April which school you have been allocated.

Key dates for 2020 Year R admissions are as follows:

Deadline for applications:  15th January 2020

National offer day: 16th April 2020

Deadline for lodging appeals: 14th May 2020

If your child is due to start primary school in 2020 you can appeal between 16 April and    14 May 2020 to guarantee that your appeal will be heard by 16 July 2020.  For applications made in the normal admission round, appeals must be heard within 40 school days of the deadline for lodging appeals.  For late applications, appeals should be heard within 40 schools days from the deadline for lodging appeals where possible, or within 30 schools days of the appeals being lodged.

Kent County Council's admissions team can be contacted on 03000 416 789 for in-year places,

or 03000 416 111 for entry to primary school.

For advice call 03000 41 21 21 or email

For information about appealing for a primary school place, please visit where you will find information and documentation regarding the process.

In Year Admissions

We are currently holding a waiting list for all year groups.  The waiting list is structured using our admission criteria.

If you would like to join the waiting list please complete an IYCAF (in year casual admission form) and send it to the school office. 

Once we have have responded to your IYCAF, if you would like to appeal for an in year place, please write to the school detailing reasons for your appeal.  In year appeals will be heard 30 days after the appeal is lodged.


Please see our current admissions policy which will include Year R admissions for September 2020 September 2021.

Our current admissions policy is below.