Admissions to Apply for a Reception Place for the Academic Year 2023-2024

Applications for September 2023, open in November 2022

Open Days

Our school open days have now finished for the next admission window.

Admissions Timetable

Key ActionDate
Application for Primary Intake opens onlineFriday, 3rd November 2023
National closing date for applications

Deadline date for the return of Supplementary Information Forms.
Monday, 15th January 2024
National Offer Day: emails sent after 4pm.Tuesday, 16th April 2024
Deadline date for late applications and waiting lists to be included in Kent County Council’s reallocation stage.

Also, the date by which places should be accepted or declined to schools
By Tuesday, 30th April 2024
Deadline for lodging appealsTuesday 14th May 2024

Admissions Documents (2023-2024)

Admissions Criteria
Advice for Summer Born Children


If your child is due to start primary school in September 2023, you can appeal if you were refused a place at one of your preferred schools on National Offer Day (Tuesday 19 April 2022).

You must submit your appeal before Tuesday 17 May 2022 for it to be considered by Tuesday 19 July 2022. Any appeals received after this time will be heard within 40 school days from the deadline, or where reasonably possible in line with updated guidance from the Department for Education.

For late applications, appeals should be heard within 40 school days from the deadline for lodging appeals where possible, or within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged where reasonably possible in line with updated guidance from the Department for Education.

Appeals Documents (2023-2024)

Generic Defence Statement

In-Year Admissions

If you are considering transferring your child to our school, please contact the school office via or  01474 365266 for information on availability and waiting lists, as well as to arrange a tour of the school.

If you are applying for a place outside of the September Admissions process you will need to complete an In-Year Application Form. This form will need to be completed and returned directly to the office, which can be downloaded below.

Late applications/Waiting lists/Multiple births: Procedures and arrangements for administering these issues will be in accordance with those detailed in the KCC’s booklet ‘Admission to Primary Schools in Kent’.

Admissions Documents (2024-2025)

There are a number of ways to let us have your views on this proposal:
Complete and return the attached response form to the school office at Rosherville CE Academy, London Rd, Northfleet, Gravesend, DA11 9JQ.

All written responses need to be received by midday on 19th January 2023.

Email your comments to:

For more information, please visit the Cable Wharf Relocation page.

Contact Information

Rosherville Church of England Primary Academy

Lynne-Marie King and Shirley Beal, Office Managers
Tel: 01474 365 266

Kent County Council Admissions Information and Contacts

Tel: 03000 416 111

For information regarding our oversubscription criteria, please refer to the Admissions Policy.

Take a look at the virtual open day video we made for our September 2021 intake to get a feel of our school and what we do here before your visit.