Key dates for applying for secondary school - September 2023 entry
You can register for the Medway Test and should apply for a secondary school place if your child was born between 1 September 2011 and 31 August 2012.
If your child has an education, health and care plan (EHCP) or a statement of special educational needs 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 Wednesday 1 June 2022||Registration for the Medway Test (11+) opens.|
|5pm on Thursday 30 June 2022||Registration for the Medway Test closes.|
|Tuesday 5 July 2022||Closing date for special arrangements requests from schools.|
|9am on Monday 5 September 2022||Secondary school applications open.|
|Tuesday 13 and Wednesday 14 September 2022||Medway Test dates for children who attend Medway primary and junior schools.|
|Saturday 17 or Sunday 18 September 2022||
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 4 October 2022||Results of the Medway Test.|
|10am on Monday 10 October 2022||Closing date for receiving Medway Test review requests.|
|4pm on Tuesday 11 October 2022||Deadline for primary and junior schools to submit review work to Medway Council.|
|Thursday 13 October 2022||Medway Test school work reviews.|
|Friday 21 October 2022||Review decisions posted to parents and carers.|
|5pm on Monday 31 October 2022||Secondary school applications close.|
|Wednesday 1 March 2023||Offers sent to parents and carers.|
|Wednesday 29 March 2023||Places must be accepted/refused and requests to go on a waiting list and appeals must be submitted.|
|Monday 24 April 2023||Re-allocation of school places and processing of late applications.|
|Friday 29 December 2023||End of admissions process and waiting lists close.|