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Chilton Primary School

Chilton Primary School

One Childhood, One Chance


Kent Primary Admissions will open on 5th November for entrance to Reception classes in September 2020.

We are currently running school tours for Reception places in 2020. Please call 01843 597695 to book a place on a tour (we are showing two families around per tour). Tour days are Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10:00 and 2:00 until 5th December. We have one evening tour (unlimited spaces) on Tuesday 3rd December at 7pm.

The application deadline for primary places is 15th January 2020

Please click here for our Reception Leaflet

Please click here for our Admissions Policy

Please click here for Kent County Council pages on school admissions

Please note, the nursery on the school site is not linked to or part of Chilton or Viking Academy Trust


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

Our Subscription / Over-subscription Criteria:

Places will be offered in accordance with the following criteria (please see our Admissions Policy for full details):

1. Children in Local Authority Care or Previously in Local Authority Care 

2. Children of staff

 3. Children with a sibling attending the school at the time of application. 

4. Health, Social and Special Access Reasons (Medical).

 5. Nearness of Children’s Homes to School 

We have waiting lists for year groups which are currently full. The criteria above is used to rank applicants on waiting lists. To make an application to one of our existing cohorts, please complete an 'In Year Admissions Form' and return to the school office. Please click this link to access the form (re-directs to Kent Local Authority website) - IN YEAR ADMISSION FORM.


  • All parents have the statutory right to appeal against any decision refusing them a school place.

  • Appeals for Reception places are made after National Offer Day (16th April 2020).

  • If you applied to move your child to a different school but were not offered a place you have the right to make an appeal.

Please click HERE for Kent advice on making an appeal for a school place.


Contact Us

Correspondence for the Headteacher:

Mrs Kate Law
c/o Chilton Primary School,
Chilton Lane,
Kent. CT11 0LQ

Contact the school office on:
01843 597695
or by fax on:
01843 852872

01843 597695