Key dates for applying for secondary school

You can apply for a secondary school place if your child was born between 1 September 2008 and 31 August 2009.

If your child has an education, health and care (EHC) plan or a statement of special educational needs you will need to complete a different form. More about applying for a school place for a child with an EHC plan

Key dates for secondary school admissions 2020

  • Registration for the Medway Test (11+) opens: 9am on Monday 3 June 2019
  • Registration for the Medway Test closes: 5pm on Wednesday 1 July 2019
  • Deadline for special arrangements requests from schools: Monday 8 July 2019
  • Secondary school applications open: 9am on Monday 9 September 2019
  • Medway Test dates: Tuesday 17 and Wednesday 18 September 2019
  • Medway Test date for Medway schools who opt for Saturday testing and children from non-Medway schools: Saturday 21 September 2019
  • Results of the Medway Test: Monday 7 October 2019
  • Deadline for Medway Test review requests: Monday 14 October 2019
  • Deadline for primary and junior schools to submit review work to Medway Council: 10am on Wednesday 16 October 2019
  • Medway Test school work reviews: Thursday 17 and Friday 18 October 2019
  • Review decisions posted to parents and carers: By Wednesday 23 October 2019
  • Secondary school applications close: 5pm on Thursday 31 October 2019
  • Offers sent to parents and carers: Monday 2 March 2020
  • Places must be accepted/refused and requests to go on a waiting list and appeals must be submitted: By Tuesday 31 March 2020
  • Re-allocation of empty school places begins: Monday 20 April 2020
  • Re-allocation of empty school places ends: Thursday 31 December 2020