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Welcome to our Admissions Page

 Please see below English Martyrs' Catholic Primary Admission Arrangements.  

Please select the correct forms for the school year your child(ren) will start in. 

For casual admissions into any year group please contact the school office to see if spaces are available and to request forms.  If no spaces are available, your child's name can be put on a waiting list.

If you would like any assistance with this process please contact the school office.

Contact: Miss Chandler
Tel: 01634 718964
Email: office@englishmartyrs.medway.sch.uk
Further information is available from Medway Council, please click on this link to be directed to their website.

Consultation on Admissions 2025 - 2026

English Martyrs' RC Primary School is consulting on our Admissions Policy from 20th December 2023 until 22nd January 2024. We would welcome any feedback/comments you may have. If you wish to respond to the consultation, please email office@englishmartyrs.medway.sch.uk by 22nd January 2024.

Admission to Reception Class - September 2024

If your child's birthday is between 1st September 2019 and 31st August 2020 they will be due to start primary school in September 2024.

School applications open: Monday 4th September 2023

School applications close: Monday 15th January 2024

National Offer Day of allocated places: Tuesday 16th April 2023

2023 - 24 Admissions Arrangements

2023 - 2024 Supplementary Form

Member Churches of Churches Together in England

If you have any questions, you are welcome to contact the office and we will do our best to answer these for you.

Admissions Appeal Timetable

If you have not been successful in securing a place at English Martyrs' RC Primary School and would like to appeal the decision, please click here for the admissions appeal timetable.


Deadline for lodging appeals by: Tuesday 14th May 2024

Appeal dates for English Martyrs' RC Primary: to be confirmed

Reallocation begins: Monday 10th June 2024

Reallocation ends: Friday 31st December 2024

Casual Admissions

For in-year casual admissions please either contact Miss Chandler (in the school office) who will send you the necessary forms to complete or you can print them off from here, complete them and return them to the school with any supporting evidence (proof of religion, birth certificate and proof of address).  Once received the school will write and let you know the outcome of your application.  Please complete one application per child.  We attach a copy of our admissions criteria and a list of Churches Together in England to help you choose the correct category for your child. 

Explanatory Letter

Member Churches of Churches Together in England

2023-2024 Admissions Arrangements

Admissions Forms

Admissions Policy 2024 - 25

If your child's birthday is between 1st September 2020 and 31st August 2021 they will be due to start primary school in September 2025.

Once our admissions policy and procedures for 2023 - 2024 have been ratified by our governors, they will be published here.

If you would like a paper copy of any of the information listed on this page, free of charge, please contact our school office:

Telephone: 01634 718964 or email: office@englishmartyrs.medway.sch.uk