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How do I apply for a Reception place at Ramsgate Arts Primary School for September 2022?

We thank you for expressing an interest in Ramsgate Arts Primary School. Our website will give you an insight into life at RAPS, but to truly get a ‘feel’ for what we are all about, we strongly recommend you come along to visit us.

If you would like to make an application for a Reception place a Ramsgate Arts Primary School, please contact the admissions department at Kent County Council. For further advice or information about how to apply for a school place in Kent visit, phone 0300 412121 or e-mail .

 The Published Admission Number (PAN)

For 2018 and subsequent years hereafter, Ramsgate Arts Primary School has an agreed admission number of 60 pupils for entry into reception. The academy will accordingly admit at least 60 pupils each year, if sufficient applications are received.

How do I apply if I would like a place for my child at Ramsgate Arts Primary School?

Ramsgate Arts Primary School follows the process for primary in-year admissions, as published by the local authority. In-year applications for Ramsgate Arts Primary School should be made directly to the school, using a separate copy of the Local Authority's 'Single In Year Casual Admissions Form' (Single IYCAF) for each child. Please contact our school office for a copy of this form.

The school will inform parents and the local authority if an offer can be made. If we are unable to offer a place you will be told how to appeal and how to place your child’s name on the school waiting list.

Please click to view our Admissions Policy.



If your child is due to start primary, infant or junior school in 2022 you can appeal between April and May 2022 to guarantee that your appeal will be heard by  July 2022.  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 schools days from the deadline for lodging appeals where possible, or within 30 school days of the appeals being lodged. Please click HERE for Kent advice on making an appeal for a school place.

If we are over-subscribed and unable to welcome your child in to Ramsgate Arts Primary School, why not consider one of our partner schools within the Viking family? We have two additional schools in our Trust: Chilton Primary School and Upton Junior School.