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Admissions Procedure

Admissions Procedure

Entry Year 7 September 2024

Important dates

  • Saturday 11th and Saturday 18th November 2023 - Banding Assessments held at Herne Bay High
  • 1st March 2024 - National Offer day
  • 15th March 2024 - Deadline to return waiting list request form to KCC
  • 28th March 2024 - Deadline to return appeal form to Kelly Molloy at Herne Bay High School
  • April to June 2024 - Admission Appeals held

All students applying to join Herne Bay High School in Year 7 in September 2024 will need to have sat our Banding Assessment; it does not guarantee your child a place at our school, but students will not be offered a place if they haven't sat the assessment. If you have put Herne Bay High School as one of the choices on your Secondary Common Application Form (SCAF) and have not yet applied for your child to sit our banding assessment, please email the school at year6@hernebayhigh.org as soon as possible.

Appeal For Year 7 Entry September 2024

If your child is due to start secondary school in September 2024, you must submit your appeal before Thursday 28 March 2024. 

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.Frequently Asked Questions about the appeals process for Entry 2024

Appeals Defence Statement for Herne Bay High School for 2024

Herne Bay High School In Year Admission Arrangements (Casual Admissions)

If you would like to apply for admission to Herne Bay High School please complete the In Year Casual Admissions Application form and return to the school either via email or post. Kelly Molloy is available at the school to speak to parents and to provide information.

KCC In Year Casual Admissions Application FormIn Year Casual Admission ProtocolAdmissions Appeal Form for Herne Bay High School for Entry 2024Admission Criteria/Scheme Statement 2025

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