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.
Medway Test 2020 (Secondary Admissions September 2021)
Registration for the Medway Test is open 1 June - 29 June 2020. You can log in/create an account to register your child for the test.
Entry to Reception and Junior Transfer September 2020
Applications for entry to reception/junior transfer September 2020 should have been submitted between 9am 9 September 2019 and 5pm 15 January 2020.
If you have missed the 15 January 2020 deadline, you should still complete an application and it will be considered in line with our late application procedures.
If you applied on-time online, you will receive your offer email 16 April 2020. If you applied on-time by paper form, your offer letter will be posted to you first class on 16 April. If you submitted your application late, your application will be processed at reallocation during the week commencing 1 June.
Secondary Transfer September 2020
If you applied online before the deadline for on-time applications, an email has been sent to you on national offer day - 2 March 2020. You can also view your application outcome by logging into your account.
Applications for secondary school places should have been submitted between 9am 9 September and 5pm 31 October 2019. If you did not submit an on-time application, please submit a late application using the Parent Portal. Late applications will be processed from the week commencing Monday 20 April 2020.
Applications to the current Year R-11 (2019-2020 academic year) 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
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 for the schools you will be applying for 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 2 March 2020.
The deadline for submitting your preferences is 30 June 2020. You will be told what school place you will be allocated on 8 January 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.