Information for Parents: Admissions 2024/2025
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: www.kent.gov.uk/ola by 15th January 2024.
Please read the Admissions Policy and Procedure which can be found on the school’s website here.
Please also ensure that you have read the school’s Privacy Notice, which can be found on the school’s website here.
Please return this Supplementary Information Form to the Admissions Officer at the school (not Kent County Council).
For Year R entry in September 2024 please return this form to the school no later than 15 January 2024 in order that we may rank your application.
If applicable you must send a copy of your child’s baptismal certificate and/or Other Faith Reference, to the Admissions Officer at the school along with this completed form.
Please note failure to submit a completed Supplementary Information form when applying for a Catholic school place may result in your application not being placed in the correct category and could result in you not receiving an offer of a place.
In Year or Casual Applications
Applications made too late for the Kent co-ordinated system, In-year applications for year R and applications for entry to years 1-6 must be made on the IYCAF (In -Year and Casual application Form) available on school websites. The same policy and procedure (apart from the timetable) applies to these applications. This form must be sent to the school’s Admissions Officer with this supplementary information form.
Please note that if you are not offered a place and submit an appeal, a copy of this form will be submitted to the Appeal Panel.
How to apply for a place for your child at St.Teresa's
First, come and have a look round…..just ring the office on 01233 622797 and book a time.
Look at our Ofsted inspection report. There’s a link from this website.
If you are applying for a place for your child in any class apart from the new intake YrR, please download and fill in a supplementary form and take it to the school, together with proof of address and your child's baptismal certificate if applicable.
You’ll see our Admissions policy below. If you’ve any queries about admissions, give us a ring.
If you don’t have computer access, you can ask us for a paper form.
If you’d like this information in another language, please let us know.
A call to the school office can help clarify any difficulties you may be having.
If you would like your child to attend our school, please see full details of our admission arrangements below.
Kent County Council Appeal Process
If your child is due to start primary school in September 2023, you can appeal if you are refused a place at one of your preferred schools on National Offer Day (Monday 17 April 2023).
You must submit your appeal before Tuesday 16 May 2023 for it to be considered by Tuesday 18 July 2023. Any appeals received after this time will be heard within 40 school days from the deadline, or where reasonably possible in line with updated guidance from the Department for Education.
For late applications, appeals should be heard within 40 school days from the deadline for lodging appeals where possible, or within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged where reasonably possible in line with updated guidance from the Department for Education.
The guidance from Kent County Council about the appeal process can be found on their website at the following link: