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Catholic Primary School

Admissions

If you would like your child to attend our school, please see full details of our admission arrangements below. 

More Park Catholic Primary School

A ‘Good school’ (Ofsted September 2017)

offering 'Outstanding' Catholic Education

(Section 48 inspection 2016),

 

If you child has a date of birth between 1st September 2017 and 31st August 2018 they are due to start school in September 2022.

We would like to invite all preschool children and their parents to one of our open events on

Monday 11th October 9.30am

Thursday 14th October 2pm

 

Monday 18th October 2pm

Thursday 21st October 9.30am

 

Please call or email the school office to confirm your place. 

Starting with a short presentation by the Academy Principal this includes a full tour of the school. Refreshments will be provided. We look forward to meeting you!

Academy Principal: Deborah Seal BSc (Hons) PGCE

Tel: 01732 843047 / 01732 847706

Email: morepark.secretary@more-park-westmalling.kcsp.org.uk

Website: www.moreparkprimary.co.uk

Lucks Hill, West Malling, ME19 6HN

Application to More Park Catholic Primary School

 

Entrance September 2022- if your child was born between 1 September 2017 and 31 August 2018

 

 

Applications for places will open with KCC on 5th November 2021. The closing date for online application is 17th January 2022. Further detail can be found by following the link below:

 

http://www.kent.gov.uk/education-and-children/schools/school-places/primary-school-places

 

You can apply for up to 3 schools, putting them in order of preference. It's in your best interests to list 3 schools. Naming only one school does not guarantee your child a place at that school or give your child priority for a place over another child, neither does naming a school more than once.

 

More Park Catholic Primary School requires a supplementary form (SIF) in addition to the KCC online application. This is available to download from the school website (key information section) or can be collected from the school office during school hours.

 

https://www.moreparkprimary.co.uk/

 

Once completed, the supplementary form must be returned to the school office no later than the closing date 17th January 2018, with any relevant Baptism Certificates. St Thomas More Parish office can support you by issuing a Baptism Certificate fro St Thomas More church.  They can be contacted on  westmalling@rcaos.org.uk or 01732 843302

 

A supplementary form is required for all applications for a place in school, irrespective of religious belief, to ensure the correcting ranking position is applied, should the school be oversubscribed.

 

Applications are processed by KCC between the dates of 18th January 2022 and 19th April 2022.

 

An email will be sent from KCC on 19th April 2022, after 4pm, confirming places for the September 2018 intake.  You can log into your online application after 5pm to view your offer.

 

Kent Primary admissions can be contacted on kentonlineadmission@kent.gov.uk  or 03000 412121

Admissions Clarification (Covid-19)
 

More Park Catholic Primary School  Admission Arrangements 2021-2022
 

Parents and carers applying for places in Years R to 6 in the academic year 2021-2022 are asked to note the following statement in relation to the Mass Attendance oversubscription criterion set out in the school’s admission arrangements:

On the advice of the Education Commission of the Archdiocese of Southwark, the Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership  has agreed the following statement in order to clarify how its faith-based oversubscription criteria will be interpreted while churches are closed or attendance at church is not possible due to Covid-19.  This statement has been shared widely with parishes by the Education Commission in order to ensure that determinations made by parish priests concerning regular practice of the faith are being made on a consistent basis.

The suspension of the obligation to attend Sunday Mass was announced on 18th March 2020 by the Bishops' Conference of England and Wales.  If a parent or carer attended Mass at a particular parish (or parishes) prior to 18th March 2020 then they will be considered to have attended Mass in that parish (or parishes) regularly since that time.  This will remain the case until the Sunday obligation is reintroduced by the Bishops.

 

Mike Powis,

Chair of the KCSP Board

September 2020

 

Statement on the variation to admissions arrangements for September 2021

Appeals

 

For applications made in the normal admission round, appeals must be heard within 40 school days of the deadline for lodging appeals.  For late applications, appeals should be heard within 40 schools days from the deadline for lodging appeals where possible, or within 30 schools days of the appeals being lodged

In Year Application procedure

 

To apply for a school place at More Park please complete the ICAF and Supplimentary form.  Both forms should then be returned directly to the school with any relevent baptism certificates.  This can be by hand, post or email to : morepark.secretary@more-park-westmalling.kcsp.org.uk

 

The school aims to reply to all applications within 10 working days of application.

 

Appeals of an admission decision should be addressed by email or in writing for the attention of Mrs Seal, Academy Principal to the school office.  This detail will then be passed to KCC Admission Apeals who are contracted by the school to manage all admissions appeals.

'"WITH GOD'S LOVE, WE CAN BE OUR BEST"'

Open Mornings and Afternoons confirmed- please see calendar for dates and contact office to book your place!
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Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership is an exempt charity and a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales under company registration number 08176019 at registered address Barham Court, Teston, Kent, ME18 5BZ. More Park Catholic Primary School is a business name of Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership.

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