Published: Tuesday, 16th April 2019

More than 98 per cent of children in Medway who will be starting primary school in September have been offered a place at one of their preferred schools.

Families will start finding out which primary or infant school their child has been offered for September 2019 today, Tuesday, 16 April.

Every Medway child who applied on time has secured a place and 3,413 Medway children have been offered places.

The school admissions process for Medway is a huge task and involves the council processing primary school applications for 3,525 children, including 112 children from outside the Medway area.

More than 98.5 per cent of families used the council's online application process to submit their preferences this year.

Helping children reach their full potential

Ian Sutherland, Medway Council’s Director of Children and Adults Services, said: “It is great news that more than 98 per cent of children have been allocated a place at one of their preferred schools. This is a very exciting time for families and going to primary school is a very important step for children as they start their education. We want all of our children in Medway to enjoy school, learn well, and reach their full potential.”

Find out more about admissions.


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