Key dates for applying for secondary school - September 2024 entry
You can register for the Medway Test and should apply for a secondary school place if your child was born between 1 September 2012 and 31 August 2013.
If your child has an education, health and care plan (EHCP) you will need to complete a different form. Find out more about applying for a school place for a child with an EHC plan.
|9am on Thursday 1 June 2023||Registration for the Medway Test (11+) opens.|
|5pm on Friday 30 June 2023||Registration for the Medway Test closes.|
|Tuesday 4 July 2023||Closing date for special arrangements requests from schools.|
|9am on Monday 4 September 2023||Secondary school applications open.|
|Tuesday 12 and Wednesday 13 September 2023||Medway Test dates for children who attend Medway primary and junior schools.|
|Saturday 16 or Sunday 17 September 2023||
Medway Test date for children from non-Medway schools.
One day will be allocated to each child who attends a non-Medway primary or junior school.
|Tuesday 3 October 2023||Results of the Medway Test.|
|10am on Monday 9 October 2023||Closing date for receiving Medway Test review requests.|
|4pm on Tuesday 10 October 2023||Deadline for primary and junior schools to submit review work to Medway Council.|
|Thursday 12 October 2023||Medway Test school work reviews.|
|Friday 20 October 2023||Review decisions posted to parents and carers.|
|5pm on Tuesday 31 October 2023||Secondary school applications close.|
|Friday 1 March 2024||Offers sent to parents and carers.|
|Thursday 28 March 2024||Deadline for accepting/refusing offers, waiting requests and appeal requests.|
|Monday 22 April 2024||Re-allocation of school places and processing of late applications.|
|Tuesday 31 December 2024||End of admissions process and waiting lists close.|