ONE CHILDHOOD - ONE CHANCE: ONE CHOICE – CHOOSE UPTON!
" I am more than pleased with Upton and would highly recommend the school to others. The range of activities on offer is amazing. All the staff work incredibly hard and it's greatly appreciated!!"
Mother of Year 6 pupil.
We thank you for expressing an interest in Upton Junior School. Our website will give you a taste of life at Upton but to truly get a ‘feel’ for what we are all about, we strongly recommend you visit us!
Our Admissions Oversubscription Criteria:
Places will be offered in accordance with the following criteria (please see our Admissions Policy for full details):
1. Children in Local Authority Care or Previously in Local Authority Care
2. Children of staff
3. Attendance at a linked school (St Mildred's Infant School)
4. Children with a sibling attending the school at the time of application.
5. Health, Social and Special Access Reasons (Medical).
6. Nearness of Children’s Homes to School
The criteria above is used to rank applicants and place on waiting lists of necessary. To make an application to one of our existing cohorts, please complete an 'In Year Admissions Form' and return to the school office. Please click this link to access the form (re-directs to Kent Local Authority website) - IN YEAR ADMISSION FORM.
If your child is due to start Primary school in September 2024, you can appeal if you are refused a place at one of your preferred schools on National Offer Day (Tuesday, 16 April 2024). You needed to submit your appeal before Tuesday 14 May 2024 for it to be considered by Tuesday 16th July 2024. 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 for Kent advice on making an appeal for a school place.
We have two other primary schools in the Viking Academy Trust: