Admissions

Entry Year 7 September 2023

Important dates

All students applying to join Herne Bay High School in Year 7 in September 2023 will need to have sat our Banding Assessment; it does not guarantee your child a place at our school, but students will not be offered a place if they have not sat the assessment.If you have put Herne Bay High School as one of the choices on your Secondary Common Application Form (SCAF) and have not yet applied for your child to sit our banding assessment, please email the school at year6@hernebayhigh.org as soon as possible.

Appeal for Year 7 entry September 2023

If your child is due to start secondary school in September 2023, you must submit your appeal before Tuesday 28 March 2023 for it to be considered by Friday 16 June 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.

Please click here to read Frequently Asked Questions about the appeals process for 2022/3

Please click here to read the Additional Information Statement for Herne Bay High School for 2022

Herne Bay High School In Year Admission Arrangements (Casual Admissions)

If you would like to apply for admission to Herne Bay High School please complete the In Year Casual Admissions Application form and return to the school either via email or post. Kelly Molloy is available at the school to speak to parents and to provide information.

Click here to download KCC In Year Casual Admissions Application

Click here to read our In Year Casual Admission Protocol

Please click here to download the Admissions Appeal Form for Herne Bay High School for 2022/3

Admission Criteria 2023
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