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Admissions and Open Events

Our aim at Hugh Christie are that every child will be happy, successful and well prepared for adult life. We provide an innovative curriculum, excellent care, good exam results and a successful well established Sixth Form. Places are offered to children in Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells, Sevenoaks, Edenbridge, West Malling and other surrounding towns and villages.

The 2023 Admissions Policy can be accessed here.

Secondary Transfer Co-ordinated Scheme for Kent

Secondary Transfer Co-ordinated Scheme for Kent FAQs

School Appeal Form

Generic Appeals Defense Statement

If your child is due to start secondary school in September 2022, you can appeal if you are refused a place at one of your preferred schools on National Offer Day (Tuesday 1 March 2022).


You must submit your appeal before Monday 28 March 2022 for it to be considered by Thursday 16 June 2022. Any appeals received after this time will be heard within 40 school days from the deadline, or where reasonably possible in line with updated guidance from the Department for Education.


For late applications, appeals should be heard within 40 school days from the deadline for lodging appeals where possible, or within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged where reasonably possible in line with updated guidance from the Department for Education.

The proposed Admission policy for 2024 is available here.

Online Support

Click here for our Online Open Evening.

For more information about starting Hugh Christie School, visit our Year 7 Transition website at

If you would like to have a discussion with us about the school, please use the Contact Us form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Year 5 and 6 Experience Events 2023

We hope to be able to  invite Year 5  to participate in one of our popular ‘Experience Events’ to find out more about our school by experiencing some real lessons in subjects such as Science, Design Technology, Arts and Physical Education. We also provide the opportunity for a school tour and for parents to meet us and ask any questions.

These will take place  in June and July 2023   Parental tours and discussion with senior staff will take place at 4-00pm.

If you have any questions about admissions or open events, please either use the Contact Us form  or telephone Kerry Burns, the Office Manager on 01732 353544 Ext. 240.

The school admissions website for Kent County Council can be accessed by clicking here

Contact Us to enquire about admissions or open events at Hugh Christie School

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