Move to a different school – Kent County Council when does housing benefit stop

There is no guarantee that your preferred school/s will be able to offer your child a place. You should not remove your child from their current school before you have an offer of a place at another school.

For children in care with a statement of special educational needs or aneducation, health and care plan (EHCP) being placed with carers in kent, it isimportant the social worker contacts the relevant special educational needs area team if the child is moving to a different school. Children of members of the UK armed forces or crown servants

If you are a member of the UK armed forces or a crown servant, with a confirmed posting to kent, you can apply for an in year admission to a kent school by completing an in year casual admissions form (IYCAF) (PDF, 64.0 KB) and sending it direct to your preferred schools.

You must include an official letter that declares a relocation date and a unit postal address or quartering area address with your application.When does housing benefit stop

Where a school is able to offer a place, they will honour that place for 3 months. This can mean that a place can be kept open for the next academic year providing your child/children will start within the 3 month period. If the place has not been taken up at the end of the 3 months, the school may offer it to another child. If this happens, the school will inform you that the place is no longer available and you will need to make a new application for a school place. The school may choose to add your child’s name to their waiting list if they have one. Moving to a grammar school

If you move to kent after kent test has taken place and want a year 7 place at a grammar school, your child will still need to be assessed. This can be arranged through the grammar school you are applying for. Until the end of the first term in the school year, all grammar schools will use the kent test.When does housing benefit stop this will give you an assessment which is valid for any grammar school in the kent county council area.

If your child has not already been tested and you are looking for a year 7 place after the first term in the school year, or a place in a different year group, the grammar school will use its own assessment process. If you apply for more than one grammar school your child will need to take a different test for each grammar school you apply for. Offers

There is no guarantee that your preferred school/s will be able to offer your child a place. You should not remove your child from their current school before you have an offer of a place at another school.

For children in care with a statement of special educational needs or aneducation, health and care plan (EHCP) being placed with carers in kent, it isimportant the social worker contacts the relevant special educational needs area team if the child is moving to a different school.When does housing benefit stop children of members of the UK armed forces or crown servants

If you are a member of the UK armed forces or a crown servant, with a confirmed posting to kent, you can apply for an in year admission to a kent school by completing an in year casual admissions form (IYCAF) (PDF, 64.0 KB) and sending it direct to your preferred schools. You must include an official letter that declares a relocation date and a unit postal address or quartering area address with your application.

Where a school is able to offer a place, they will honour that place for 3 months. This can mean that a place can be kept open for the next academic year providing your child/children will start within the 3 month period. If the place has not been taken up at the end of the 3 months, the school may offer it to another child. If this happens, the school will inform you that the place is no longer available and you will need to make a new application for a school place.When does housing benefit stop the school may choose to add your child’s name to their waiting list if they have one. Moving to a grammar school

If you move to kent after kent test has taken place and want a year 7 place at a grammar school, your child will still need to be assessed. This can be arranged through the grammar school you are applying for. Until the end of the first term in the school year, all grammar schools will use the kent test. This will give you an assessment which is valid for any grammar school in the kent county council area.

If your child has not already been tested and you are looking for a year 7 place after the first term in the school year, or a place in a different year group, the grammar school will use its own assessment process. If you apply for more than one grammar school your child will need to take a different test for each grammar school you apply for.When does housing benefit stop offers