Admissions

Stone Lodge School admission arrangements for 2020/21

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 120  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 31st October 2019.  Forms received after this date will be treated as late applications. 

Offers will be made by your local education authority in March 2020. The waiting list will be opened when offers are made, please email admissions on admissions@stonelodgeschool.co.uk

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

Appeals

If your child is due to start secondary school in September 2020 you can appeal between 2nd March-27th March 2020 to guarantee that your appeal will be heard by 15th June 2020.  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 school days of the appeals being lodged.