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Admissions to RMGS 2022-2023

The Deemed Admission policy for September 2023 is available to download.

Appeals for a place in Year 7, September 2023

Appeals for a place in Year 7, September 2023 If your child is due to start secondary school in September 2023 you can appeal between 1 March - 12 May 2023 to guarantee that your appeal will be heard on 6 July 2023 for stage 1 and between 10 and 14th July 2023 for stage 2. For applications made in the normal admission round, appeals must be heard within 40 school days of the deadline for lodging appeals. For late applications, appeals should be heard within 40 schools days from the deadline for lodging appeals where possible, or within 30 schools days of the appeals being lodged.

Supplementary Information Form (SIF)

If your child will be eligible for free school meals on the qualifying date of 31 October 2022, please complete the Supplementary Information Form (SIF) and return it to the school by 31 October 2022 as part of your admission application for a place at RMGS in Year 7 only.  If your child is NOT eligible, there is no need to complete this form.

The timescale for Year 7 September 2023 entry applications is:



Tuesday 13 and Wednesday 14 September 2022

Medway Test dates for children who attend Medway primary and junior schools. 

Saturday 17 or Sunday 18 September 2022

Medway Test date for children from non-Medway schools. 

One day will be allocated to each child who attends a non-Medway primary or junior school. 

Tuesday 4 October 2022

Results of the Medway Test.

10am on Monday 10 October 2022

4pm on Tuesday 11 October 2022

Closing date for receiving Medway Test review requests.

Deadline for primary and junior schools to submit review work to Medway Council. 

Thursday 13 October 2022

Medway Test school work reviews.

Friday 21 October 2022

Review decisions posted to parents and carers.

5pm on Monday 31 October 2022

Secondary school applications close.

Wednesday 1 March 2023

Offers sent to parents and carers.

Wednesday 29 March 2023

Places must be accepted/refused and requests to go on a waiting list

Monday 24 April 2023

Re-allocation of school places begins and processing of late applications.

Friday 12th May

Last day for submitting appeal forms.

Friday 29 December 2023

End of admissions process and waiting lists close.