Children begin school at the start of the academic year in which they will turn five years old and whether it is your first child is starting school or your fourth it is important that you choose the school that is right for your child. The school website gives prospective parents a taste of what school life at Bridge & Patrixbourne CEP School is like and the information on this page goes through the procedure and the children's eventual induction. If you have any questions then please don't hesitate to contact us.

Key Dates for Primary Transition (September 2020)

Tuesday 5th November 2019 School applications open 
Throughout November Individual school tours
Wednesday 15th January 2020 School applications close
Thursday 16th April 2020 National Offer Day
Wednesday 6th May 2020 Places must be accepted/refused
Thursday 25th June 2020 Transition into School Parent Meeting (via Zoom)
Tuesday 1st September to Friday 4th September 2020 Individual sessions
Monday 7th September 2020 Year R children start (half-days)
Monday 14th September 2020 Year R children able to start full-time


New Entrants' Parent Talk

Applying for a Primary School (September 2021)

Choosing the Right School for your Child

When applying for a primary school, the most important thing is to ask yourself, 'Would my child be happy here?' and we would certainly encourage you to bring your child with you when visiting. Different schools suit different children and the location and size of the school will also be a consideration to you.

Over the course of the November, we hold tours for prospective parents (and their children) to come and visit our school and these can be booked by contacting the school office on 01227 830276.

Transition into Primary School Documents

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