Secondary School Admissions/ Kent Test 2024-25

The online application window for children enrolling into Year 7 in September 2025 is open on 2 September 2024 and will close at midnight on 31 October 2024.

Kent Test and Secondary Transfer Presentation to  Parents inc key dates and weblinks.

Key Action

Scheme Date

Registration for Kent Test testing opens

Monday 3 June 2024

Online Special Arrangements Form available

Thursday 30 May 2024

Closing date for Kent Test registration

Monday 1 July 2024

Deadline for Special Arrangements requests

Friday 12 July 2024

Application for Secondary Transfer opens

Monday 2 September 2024

Test date for pupils in Kent Primary schools

Thursday 12 September 2024

DGSB/DGSG Entrance Test

Saturday 14th September 2024

Assessment decision sent to parents

Thursday 17 October 2024

National closing date for application forms

Tuesday 31 October 2024

National Offer Day: e-mails sent after 4pm and letters sent 1st class

Monday 3 March 2025

Schools send out welcome letters no earlier than

Wednesday 5 March 2025

The date by which places should be accepted or declined to schools.

Monday 17 March 2025

Deadline for lodging appeals

Monday 31 March 2025

Click here for : Kent County Council - Secondary School Admission Guidance 

Click each logo to open the Admissions page for each school. 


Dover Grammar School For Boys  Dover Grammar School For Boys - Admissions 


 Dover Grammar School for Girls - Admissions 


Goodwin Academy - Admissions 


 Sandwich Technology School - Admissions 


Sir Roger Manwoods School - Admissions 



Admission to Secondary School in Kent 2024-25


Kent Test 2024 for 2025 Admissions Click Here                          Register to take the test between 3 June - 1 July 2024              Decision Day 17 October 2024

Information for Parents reference the Kent Test 


 Secondary School Open days