Starting school

Most children begin primary school at the start of the school year in which they reach school age (5 years old). All schools must admit children from the September following their 4th birthday. The school year runs from September to the following August.

Starting School in September 2018

For parents interested in their child joining Shorne Church of England Primary School in September 2018, tours and talks are being held on the following dates:

Thursday 5th October 9.30 a.m.
Wednesday 11th October 1.45 p.m.
Friday 10th November 9.30 a.m.
Tuesday 14th November 1.45 p.m.
Thursday 30th November 9.30  a.m.
Tuesday 9th January 1.45 p.m.

Please contact the School Office to book a date and time for your visit – telephone: 01474 822312  email:
If you wish to visit the school but the dates listed are inconvenient, please contact us and we can discuss alternative times for you to come and see us.

Applying for a school place


The link below will give you guidance (provided by KCC) on applying for a school place:

How to apply for a school place. Primary and Secondary

Determined Admission Arrangements for Shorne School

Specific information about admission arrangements for Shorne School can be downloaded below

Admission arrangements for Shorne School