Apply for a school place or check two-year-old nursery eligibility
Welcome to the Parent Portal. The Parent Portal can be used to apply for school places (entry to Year R, Junior Transfer & Secondary Transfer) during the times shown below.
Log in/create an account to start an application or view your account.
A digital information guide about the primary and secondary admissions processes which includes information about all Medway mainstream schools can be found at www.medway.gov.uk/admissions . We strongly advise you read through the digital information guide before you submit your application.
Entry to Reception, Junior Transfer & Secondary Transfer September 2021
Entry to Year R / junior transfer applications should have been submitted by 15 January 2021 and secondary transfer applications should have been submitted by 30 November 2020. If you still need to make an application please log in/create an account to start the process.
Secondary transfer offers will be sent to you by email from 4pm 1 March 2021 if you applied on time. You will also be able to log in to the Parent Portal at that time to view your offer. Late applications are processed from the week commencing 19 April.
Entry to Year R / junior transfer offers will be sent to you by email from 4pm 16 April 2021 if you applied on time. You will also be able to log in to the Parent Portal at that time to view your offer. Late applications are processed from the week commencing 7 June.
Applications to the current Year R-Year 11 are classed as in-year admissions. In-year admissions applications cannot be submitted using this website. If you wish to apply for in-year admission, please read the information and guidance about the in-year admission process.
Applying for a school place for children with an EHC Plan (September 2022 entry)
You can apply for a primary, secondary or post-16 place for a child with an education, health and care (EHC) plan online.
To submit your preference of schools you will need to login/create an account.
You can begin to submit your preferences for primary schools, secondary schools and post-16 placements from 8 February 2021.
The deadline for submitting your preferences for primary or secondary schools is 31 May 2021. The deadline for submitting your preferences for post-16 placements is 30 June 2021.
You will be told what school place you will be allocated on 17 December 2021. This is the same date for primary, secondary and post-16 places.
Free education and childcare for 2-year-olds
If you are a Medway resident and receive benefits, your two-year-old may be entitled to free early education and childcare. Please read the benefits and criteria. You can apply using this website if your child is two or turning two in the next few months. Applications will be processed on a weekly basis.
Parent Portal Admissions Accessibility Statement