Admissions

Nursery Admissions

Admissions to Apply for a Nursery Place for the Academic Year 2024-2025

Our Nursery takes children from 3 years of age. We currently offer 15-hour and 30-hour funding, which will start the term after the child’s 3rd birthday.

Nursery Timetable

SessionsTimes
15-Hour Funded Morning Sessions08:30 - 11:30
15-Hour Funded Afternoon Sessions12:30 - 15:30
30-Hour Funded Morning Sessions08:30 - 15:30
Lunchtime Sessions (Extra Charge)11:30 - 12:30

Nursery Admission Documents 

The Governing Body intends to admit 60 nursery pupils for classes at the start of each academic year.

Applications must be submitted to Holy Trinity Church of England Primary School’s office.

When applying for the 30-Hour funded sessions – Parents should use the online HMRC eligibility checking system at www.childcarechoices.gov.uk to obtain an eligibility code.

Admissions Criteria
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Consent Booklet
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Reception Admissions

Admissions to Apply for a Reception Place for the Academic Year 2024-2025

Applications for September 2024 has now closed.

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

When appealing in-year admissions, the deadline for hearing the appeal is within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.

The Governing Body intends to admit 60 Reception pupils for classes at the start of each academic year.

The link below will give you guidance (provided by KCC) on applying to a school place:

Applications must be made online at Kent Primary School Admissions

In addition to the online application, you will also need to complete a Holy Trinity Church of England Primary School Supplementary Form, which includes details of our admission arrangements and oversubscription criteria.

This form can be downloaded below and must be completed and returned to the school office or via email. 

Admissions Policy
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Admissions Criteria
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Supplementary Admissions Form
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Consent Booklet
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Advice for Summer Born Children
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Appeals

If your child is due to start primary school in September 2022, you can appeal if you were refused a place at one of your preferred schools on National Offer Day (Monday 17 April 2023).

You must submit your appeal before Tuesday 16 May 2023 for it to be considered by Tuesday 18 July 2023. 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)

In-Year Admissions

If you are considering transferring your child to our school, please contact Primary Admissions for information on availability and waiting lists using the contact details below.

To apply for a place outside of the September Admissions process you will need to complete an In-Year Application Form and our Holy Trinity Casual Admissions Application Form. These forms will need to be completed and returned directly to the office (which can be downloaded from the link below). Please note if your child is offered a place at Holy Trinity, you will be required to provide your child’s birth certificate and proof of address (two for you and one for your child).

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 (2025-2026)

Admissions Policy (2025-2026)
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Supplementary Information Form 2025 (2025-2026)
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Contact Information

Holy Trinity Church of England Nursery and Primary School

K Durkin, Office Adminstrator
Tel: 01474 534 746
Email: admin@holytrinity-gravesend.kent.sch.uk  

Kent County Council Admissions Information and Contacts

Website
Tel: 03000 416 111
Email: primaryadmissions@kent.gov.uk

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