School Admissions

School Admissions

In Year Admissions

The Holmesdale School is a mixed 11-19 school.

To join our school community;

1. Call the School Office on 01634 240416
     Or Email: office@holmesdale.kent.sch.uk
2. Come in and see the school
3. Complete the admissions form available from the school - Click here to Download
4. Agree the start date of your child

We look forward to meeting you.

Application for September 2017 Intake

Pupils are admitted to the school at age 11 without reference to aptitude or ability. The number of possible admissions for the year commencing September 2016 was 180, which is the standard number for the school.

Where applications for admissions exceeds the number of places available, the following criteria will be applied, in the order set out below, to decide which children to admit:

a) Children in Local Authority Care
b) Where the child has a brother or sister attending the school at time of entry
c) Health and special access reasons
d) Proximity of the child’s home to the school, as measured in a straight line,
     with those living nearer having the priority

Application for a place at The Holmesdale School should be made by indicating your preference on the Kent County Council Common application Form. If you require any further information or help please contact the School Office.


Sixth Form Admission Arrangements

Students should apply for sixth form places via www.ucasprogress.com All applications are made online.

Provided enough students choose the given course to make it viable (usually greater than 12 students) places in the sixth form will be given to students who meet the entrance requirements for courses offered within MH Federation.

Entrance requirements are as follows:
a) 5 A*-C GCSE grades or equivalent to study A level and level 3 courses
    (some A level subjects may require B or above at GCSE)
b) Individual subject prior attainment entry requirements
c) Level 2 course places will be given to students who meet the individual subject
    prior entry requirements.

If the school is oversubscribed, in addition to the above criteria, the following will also be applied in priority order:

a) Children in Local Authority Care
b) Where the child has a brother or sister attending the school at time of entry
c) Health and special access reasons
d) Proximity of the child’s home to the school, as measured in a straight line, with those living nearer having the priority.

Click here to download our School Admissions Policy

The Holmesdale School
The Holmesdale School
Malling Road, Snodland, Kent ME6 5HS
Tel: 01634 240416 Fax: 01634 244041
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