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Welcome To

Broadwater Down Primary School

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  2. Admissions


Broadwater Down is a magical place to come to school and we look forward to welcoming you and your child to the school community if you choose to join us. If you have an enquiries about any types of admissions, please contact the school office where we will be more than happy to offer advice and support as best we can. 


We strongly encourage all prospective parents to come and visit us. If you are the parent of a child due to start school in September 2024, join us at one of our open mornings which are taking place every Tuesday morning at 10:00am. If that is not a convenient time for you then please get in touch via the school office and we will do what we can to find another time to show you around our amazing school.

For further information about school admissions, please see our Policies page to see the school’s Admission Policy, which has been agreed by Governors and is based on KCC’s model policy.


Reception Places at Broadwater Down Primary School – “Planned Intake”

Please click on the link below for details of the admissions criteria and process for community schools:


KCC encourage parents to apply online at https://kent.cloud.servelec-synergy.com/ParentPortal/account/add.aspx.

Online applications open in November and close in January each year. Parents are asked to express three preferences for a school place. If you require a paper application, please contact KCC on 03000 416111.

 Our DfE number for your application is 886/2651


Oversubscription Criteria as defined by the Local Authority:

In the first instance, admission to the school is determined by parental preference. If more parents express a preference for the school than the published standard number of 30 places for new admissions, these places will be allocated by the County Council in accordance with the following criteria, which are in order of priority:

· Looked After Children and previously Looked After Children

· Current Family Association

· Health and Special Access Reasons

· Nearness of children's homes to school


In-Year Admissions

Click here for KCC's page on In Year Admissions

Admissions in other year groups (In-Year Admissions) need to be made directly via the school. Please contact the school office (office@broadwater-down.kent.sch.uk for more information. If you wish to apply for a school place, please complete and return an In Year Admission Form (IYAF). Forms can be returned either directly to the office, by email or by post.