If you applied online, KCC will email you on 16 April 2024 after 4pm to tell you which school you have been offered. They cannot guarantee the exact time you will receive your email, this will depend on your email service provider. You can also log in from 5pm on 16 April 2024 to view your offer.

After you get your School offer

You will then need to inform the school in writing by Tuesday 30th April 2024 as to whether you will accept the place or not. 

Proof of Address 

We will need to check the following documentation for proof of your child’s main address (confirming that you AND your child were resident at the address given on your application by the final date of Friday 9 February 2024).

Proof of your address should include:

  • Council Tax statement for 2023/24 and 2024/25 OR
  • Signed Tenancy Agreement or Exchange of Contracts with confirmed completion date

Plus at least one of these:

  • Child/Working Tax Credit/Child Benefit/JSA/Disability Benefit Letter or Statement
  • Driving Licence
  • Schedule of Motor Insurance
  • Utility bills such as Gas/Water/Electric/Sky/Virgin Media/BT/Broadband etc
  • Payslip

Proof that your child lives at the same address can be any of:

  • Doctor/Hospital appointment letter in the child’s name
  • Savings account or bank statement in the child’s name
  • Child benefit statement

Please note: This is not an exhaustive list, and the school/Local Authority reserves the right to request further documentation if it considers the evidence provided insufficient to prove residence at the application address. If you are unable to send your address documents via email, please advise the school. If you cannot evidence that the address you used meets the requirements on page 16 of the primary admissions guide your offer may be withdrawn. If you are concerned you have used an incorrect address on your application, or your circumstances have changed unexpectedly please contact the Primary Admissions team for guidance at

Failure to provide sufficient address evidence or if you provide evidence that does not support your address at the final closing date may result in the offer being withdrawn.

Admission Pack

You will need to complete an admissions pack, we will send you an e-mail with a link and guidance on how to do this at a later date. This will need to be completed in FULL before your child starts at Ashford St. Mary’s in September.


If your child is due to start Primary school in September 2024, you can appeal if you are refused a place at one of your preferred schools on National Offer Day (Tuesday, 16 April 2024).

You needed to submit your appeal before Tuesday 14 May 2024 for it to be considered by Tuesday 16th July 2024. Any appeals received after this time will be heard within 40 school days from the deadline, or where reasonably possible in line with updated guidance from the Department for Education.

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 appeal being lodged where reasonably possible in line with updated guidance from the Department for Education.

FAQs for Primary School Appeals

Primary School Appeal Form 2024