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Ryarsh Primary School


Ryarsh Primary School is a community school and as such our admissions policy is set by Kent County Council in order with the local authority’s Co-ordinated Scheme for Primary Admissions.

Admission Numbers 

The school’s published admission number for September 2024 (PAN) is 30

Ryarsh Primary School School has one intake per year

 Application Procedure

Ryarsh Primary School follows the procedures, timetable and deadlines set by Kent County Council. 

An admissions application form has to be completed at the appropriate time, online, and returned to Kent County Council. More information about the admissions process can be found here.

Kent County Council allocates places based on the criteria for Community and Voluntary Controlled Schools:-

  • Children in Local Authority Care
  • Current Family Association (sibling)
  • Health and Special Access Reasons
  • Nearness of Children’s Home to School


If you would like to appeal a school offer, then please click here

Read our Admissions Statement


Admissions Statement 2024

Getting Ready for School

Many parents ask how best they can help their children before and during their early days at school. Without doubt the greatest contribution is to help your child to explore the world with confidence. For instance, talk about objects and pictures, encourage your child to describe things to you and answer questions as fully as possible. This approach will prepare the way for reading and writing by widening your child’s vocabulary.

Please encourage your child to do the following things that will help during the early days at school.

  • to dress him/herself and be able to fasten shoes, handle zips and buttons
  • make sure that your child can use the toilet independently and that he/she can ask to do so before it is too late
  • to wash and dry his/her hands
  • to use a knife and fork
  • to change shoes, wellingtons and plimsolls
  • to put on a coat and hat and be able to hang them up
  • to put on socks and shoes
  • to recognise his/her own name on clothing
  • to use a handkerchief/tissue
  • to understand and carry out an instruction
  • to be able to listen
  • to use playground equipment, such as climbing frames and swings
  • to be able to use scissors