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Stone Lodge School admission arrangements for 2021/22

Stone Lodge School is a non-selective 11-18 free school. With a strong emphasis on self management and high expectations of outstanding achievement for all, Stone Lodge is the perfect choice for parents and students who are looking for an innovative approach to learning.

Admission number(s)

The school has an admission number of 180  for entry in year 7.

The school will accordingly admit this number of pupils if there are sufficient applications. Where fewer applicants than the published admission number(s) for the relevant year group are received, the Academy Trust will offer places at the school to all those who have applied.

Application process

Applications for places to start in Year 7 must be made through your Local Education Authority using the Secondary Common Application Form (SCAF).  Your son/daughter’s primary school will have copies of your LEA Admission to Secondary School booklet which provides information on the admission process for transfer from Year 6 to Year 7.  Applications can be made on line through your LEA website or using the SCAF.

Admissions to Year 7 for Stone Lodge School are co-ordinated by Kent County Council (KCC). Information regarding admission to Kent schools is found here.

The closing date for applications is 2nd November 2020.  Forms received after this date will be treated as late applications. 

Offers will be made by your local education authority in March 2021. The waiting list will be opened when offers are made, please email admissions on

For more information please refer to the Stone Lodge Admissions Arrangements Document on this page.  


If your child is due to start secondary school in September 2021 you can appeal between 1st March -26th March 2021 to guarantee that your appeal will be heard by 14 June 2021.   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 school days from the deadline for lodging appeals where possible, or within 30 schools days of the appeals being lodged. 

Appeal forms and any supporting documents need to be sent directly to Stone Lodge School either by post or via email. The email address these can be sent to is

Please note that you can only submit an appeal form if you named WGSG on  your Secondary Common Application Form (SCAF) on/by 2nd November 2020.

Please see the documents (at the bottom of this page) to support you with the process of making an appeal this year, as well as the key general documentation the school will be providing the appeals panel.