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Admissions

In September 2021, Year 2 children will be transferring to Junior School. We warmly welcome your interest in sending them to Sandwich Junior School.

 Applications:

Application for your child’s place at Sandwich Junior School must be made online at Kent County Council, (applications opened on 5th  November 2020 and closed  on 15th January 2021). If you do not have the internet then please contact our office and we will provide you with a paper version of the online form to be returned to us.

 

  • Only one application should be completed (i.e. either online or by paper).
  • Offers of places will be sent out no earlier than April 2021. 

 Admissions Criteria:

Our Published Admission Number (PAN) is 60 children per year group and the following admissions criteria will apply in order of priority:

  1. Children in the care of Kent County Council.
  2. Attendance at Sandwich Infant School.
  3. Current family association (i.e. a sibling at Sandwich Juniors at the time of entry).  Please state this on the form in the space provided.
  4. Health and Special Access reasons (for which a medical certificate may be needed).
  5. Nearness of children’s homes and ease of access to schools.

 

The admissions criteria shown above is the same used for admission to any year group 3 - 6. If you wish to apply for a place at our school, please contact the school office in the first instance. If we are oversubscribed the school will place your details on the waiting list.

In-year Admissions: 

We currently have available positions in some classes throughout the school and encourage you to consider Sandwich Junior School for your child’s education. Please feel welcome to contact our school office to enquire if we have vacancies within your child’s year group. Once our building is open to visitors again, you will be able to arrange a visit in order to talk to a senior staff member and be shown around. In the  meantime, please see the video of our school on the home page.

Our Values

At Sandwich Junior School, the pupils and staff uphold our Core Values, which are at the centre of our school ethos and all that we do. They were first established by the pupils of our school, who chose specific animals that they felt represented the values and attitudes they should show every day, at school and at home:



The Wolf

Working together as a Wolf Pack, we are a team. Helping peers in difficult times, and celebrating our successes.

The Salmon

We always try our best, we are resolute and we never give up. We are always striving to reach the top and take risks with learning, as that is when we make our biggest leaps forward.

The Eagle

Aiming high to achieve the best we can be, and soaring high to reach our potential.

The Dolphin

When children enjoy their learning, they will achieve more.