More Park Catholic Primary School
Admission Open Events
A ‘Good’ school (Ofsted February 2023) offering
'Outstanding' Catholic Education (Catholic School Inspection July 2023)
If you child has a date of birth between 1st September 2020 and 31st August 2021 they are due to start school in September 2025.
Open day dates are to be confirmed but will offer the opportunity to meet our Headteacher Mrs Seal.
You are able to tour More Park school, meet the Senior Leadership team in the school hall with an opportunity to ask any questions you may have about the choice for your child’s education.
Headteacher: Deborah Seal BSc (Hons) PGCE NPQH
Tel: 01732 843047 / 01732 847706
Lucks Hill, West Malling, ME19 6H
Kent schools: You must also complete the Kent County Council (or other Council if resident in another county) Reception Common Application Form (SCAF) and either return that to your child's primary school or make an electronic application at: https://www.kent.gov.uk/education-and-children/schools/school-places/primary-school-places by 15 January 2025.
From the 18th March 2020 through to the 5th June 2022 the Bishops of England and Wales suspended the obligation to attend mass in England and Wales. As of the 5th June 2022, Pentecost, the Bishops will lift the obligation to attend Mass on Sundays and Holy Days.
Parents applying for a place at More Park Catholic Primary School under a faith based criteria will need to complete a Supplementary Information Form.
Evidence of practice will be measured by frequency of attendance at Mass as validated by either a priest or minister, as was the case prior to 18th March 2020. These arrangements apply to the admissions round for 2023 and subsequent rounds
The Timetable for appeals:
Gives appellants at least 10 school days’ notice of their appeal hearing (during coronavirus, this is now at least 14 calendar days’ written notice - please see the first section above)
Here are the deadlines for hearing different types of appeals:
Type of appeal
Deadline for hearing appeal
Applications made in the normal admissions round
Within 40 school days of the deadline for lodging appeals
Within 40 school days of the deadline for lodging appeals, or within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged
Applications for in-year admissions
Within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged
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 : firstname.lastname@example.org
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.