Key dates for applying for secondary school - September 2022 entry

You can apply for a secondary school place if your child was born between 1 September 2010 and 31 August 2011.

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.

Key dates from secondary school admissions 2022

Date Event
9am on Tuesday 1 June 2021 Registration for the Medway Test (11+) opens.
5pm on Tuesday 29 June 2021 Registration for the Medway Test closes.
Monday 5 July 2021 Deadline for special arrangements requests from schools.
9am on Monday 6 September 2021 Secondary school applications open.
Tuesday 14 and Wednesday 15 September 2021 Medway Test dates.
Saturday 18 or Sunday 19 September 2021

Medway Test date for Medway schools who opt for one-day testing and children from non-Medway schools.

One day will be allocated to each child who attends a non-Medway primary or junior school, or a Medway school which opts for one-day testing.

Monday 4 October 2021 Results of the Medway Test.
Monday 11 October 2021 Deadline for Medway Test review requests.
10am on Wednesday 13 October 2021 Deadline for primary and junior schools to submit review work to Medway Council.
Thursday 14 and Friday 15 October 2021 Medway Test school work reviews.
Friday 22 October 2021 Review decisions posted to parents and carers.
5pm on Sunday 31 October 2021 Secondary school applications close.
Tuesday 1 March 2022 Offers sent to parents and carers.
Wednesday 30 March 2022 Places must be accepted/refused and requests to go on a waiting list and appeals must be submitted.
Monday 18 April 2022 Re-allocation of school places begins.
Friday 30 December 2022 Re-allocation of school places ends.