How do I apply for a place at Hornbeam Primary School?
Primary Admissions for September intakes to Hornbeam Primary School are arranged through the Local Authority. Please contact the school in the first instance and we will be happy to help you with the process. Full details can be found on the KCC website.
In year admissions or transfers are organised via the school so please contact us, if you wish to change schools or are moving to the area and we will be happy to help. In year admission forms can be found via the KCC website link or here, to download a form click here
Tour dates for September admissions can be found on the home page of this website. Please check the dates and contact the school to book on a tour. These dates are usually added by the end of September, so for 2024 admissions they will be live by the end of September 2023.
Primary school admission applications open on Friday 3rd November 2023 and close at midnight on Monday 15th January 2024.
National offer day: Tuesday 16th April 2024, you must accept or decline the school place you have been offered by Tuesday 30th April 2024.
If you are moving mid year, please contact us and we will be happy to arrange a tour with a member of the Senior Leadership Team.
If you have any additional questions please do contact the School Office on 01304 374033 or email@example.com .
We look forward to meeting you!
If your child is due to start primary school in September 2024, you can appeal if you are refused a place at one of your preferred schools on National Offer Day (Tuesday 16th April 2024). You can also request to go on the waiting list.
You must submit your appeal before Tuesday 14th May 2024 for it to be considered by Tuesday 16th July 2024. 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.
You can also request to go on the school waiting list for in year moves.
Government guidance on Admissions code can be found here