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Year 5 Kent Test/Shepway Test/Open Days


Kent Test

Parents/Carers of Year 5 children starting secondary school in September 2022 can register for the Kent Test from 1 June 2021 until 1 July 2021. 

Updates and further information about the Kent Test can be found here.

For information about the Kent Test, click on the image below.

Kent Test dates are as follows:-

  • Children at a Kent Primary - Thursday 9th September 2021 (in their Primary School)
  • Children who attend an out of county Primary - Saturday 11th September 2021 (at a Test Centre)

Tests are due to take place in September 2021, and the situation will be monitored as to whether any adjustments are required to the Kent Test process this year in the light of COVID-19. Please register as usual if you want your child considered for a place at Kent grammar school in September 2022.

Shepway Test

The Shepway Test registration form will be available on The Folkestone School for Girls and The Harvey Grammar website from 7th June to 16th July 2021. 

Open Days 

Any information that we receive regarding secondary school Open Days will be added to the relevant school below. 

The Folkestone School for Girls

Due to Covid restrictions, The Folkestone School for Girls have made the decision not to have an Open Evening again this year, however, detailed information and a virtual tour will be available on their website by the end of June. 

Click here to link to the Folkestone School for Girls website.

The Harvey Grammar School

Click here to link to The Harvey Grammar School website.

Dover Grammar School for Boys

Dover Grammar School for Girls

Letter to Parents/Carers of Year 5 Girls

Registration for the Dover Test has now opened to enable you to express an interest in obtaining an assessment which will allow us to consider an application for September 2022. The closing date for registration is Friday, 9th July 2021. To register for the test, please click on the following link

(Please scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on “2022” then “Dover Test and Tour Registration” and follow the instructions).

 Please contact the school if you require a paper version.