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West Hill Admissions Handbook
If you would like your child to attend our academy, please see full details of our admission arrangements in our Admissions Policy on our policies page:
Alternatively, please do contact our School Office who would be happy to provide you with a paper copy.
Please contact our school office if you would like to arrange a visit for the next academic year admissions. We have dates available or if your can’t make these, we can do individual tours by appointment.
For in-year admissions, please contact Clare Sommerville via email West Hill Admissions
We prioritise applications from children using the following criteria (from September 2020):
- Looked After Children and previously Looked After Children
- Current Family Association
- Health, social and special access reasons
- Children of staff
- Nearness of children's homes to the school
For full details, please see the Admissions document listed above.
If your child is due to start primary school in September 2022, you can appeal if you are 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.
The Local Authority, Kent County Council, is responsible for the admission arrangements at West Hill Primary Academy.
For admission arrangements, please use the link below.