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Applications open for primary school places 2012

Date: 07/11/2011           Category: Young People

Parents can now log on and apply for their child’s primary school place for 2012.

Primary school admissions for next year opened at 9am on Monday, 7 November.

Rather than filling in a paper form and posting it to the council’s admissions team, parents can complete their school application form online at www.medway.gov.uk/onlineadmissions

Applications will stay open until 4pm on Sunday, 15 January.

Medway Council’s Portfolio Holder for Children’s Services Cllr Les Wicks said: “Starting full time at primary school is an exciting time for children, but can also be anxious for parents.

"We want to give parents greater choice to apply for their child’s school place and to make things as easy and efficient as possible.

“There are numerous benefits of applying online. For example, parents can submit their application at a time of day that suits them and applications are sent direct to the council.

“Parents who have provided an email address will also be emailed details of their child’s school place on the offer day.”

Visit www.medway.gov.uk/onlineadmissions or phone the Student Services Admissions Team on 01634 331110 for more details.

You can also collect the Admission to Primary School booklet from any Medway primary or infant school.