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School Visits

Staff and Governors acknowledge how very important it is for you to make the right choice for your child starting School and we would love to invite you to visit Joy Lane so that you can see for yourself all the wonderful learning opportunities we are so proud to offer. Please see our 'Reception 2023' page for details of our open mornings and tours.

We hope that our prospectus and tours will be useful in presenting an insight into our school environment.

If you would like further information following your virtual visit, please do get in touch by email or by telephone and a member of our team will happily answer any of your questions.  

01227 261430


Joy Lane Primary School is governed by Kent County Council’s admission procedures. Full details of the admissions criteria and a copy of the Admissions form are available on the Kent County Council website.

Reception Children 2023

Applications open on the Kent online system from 4th November 2022 to 16th January 2023. You can access the applications website here

You are able to state 3 preferences and it is wise to do so, so that you are allocated a school of your choice. If you wish to apply for a place for your child at Joy Lane Primary School, then put us as your as your first choice.

If you already have a child who already attends Joy Lane Primary School, please make sure their sibling details are shown on the form.

Applications must be submitted before the 16th January 2023 deadline.

If you have any queries, or need any help completing the forms, please contact the school office, 01227 261430, and we will support you through the process.

Please contact the School office if you are enquiring for a place in our Nursery.

To view our latest prospectus please CLICK HERE

Kent County Council (School Admissions)